Nurse Family Partnership
The Nurse Family Partnership is a free home visiting program where public health nurses visit young, first-time parents during their pregnancy and the first two years of their child’s life. Learn more at nursefamilypartnership.ca
The program can help parents:
- have a healthy pregnancy
- have healthy children
- meet school and/or work goals
Who Can Enroll?
You can enroll if you are:
- 24 years old or younger
- Pregnant with your first child and/or first time parenting
- Pregnant 28 weeks or less
- Experiencing financial hardship or limited resources
- Living in Peterborough County, City of Peterborough, Curve Lake First Nation or Hiawatha First Nation
Call the Health Unit at 705-743-1000, ext. 282 or to sign up online click button below.
Use this form to refer a client to the Nurse-Family Partnership ® (NFP) program, or contact us at 705-743-1000, ext. 282 for more information.
What will you talk about during visits?
- Having a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby
- Developing your parenting skills
- Building a strong network of support for you and your baby
- Talking about your goals in life
- Supporting you to create a safe and nurturing environment for you and your baby
- Accessing other community resources that feel right for you
- Building life skills such as budgeting, managing stress and preparing healthy meals
If you have any questions about the Nurse-Family Partnership ® (NFP), please call 705-743-1000, ext. 282. Your personal information is needed to determine eligibility for this program.