Episode 16.

Navigating Needs and

Finding Support with the

Nurse Family Partnership 

 March 12, 2020

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Great thanks to Jen Griego, Bilingual Community Health Worker, for sharing both her heart and the passion that is so present in the work she and so many others do in supporting families.  The Nurse Family Partnership pairs personal public health nurses with first time mothers, assisting them with identifying needs and implementing resources and support for their pregnancy through the initial 2 1/2 years of life of their child.  Enjoy the links below for resource details. 


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Proudly Supporting Eastside Baby Corner

Do you have gently used items that you'd like to pass on to families who can continue to use and love them?  Eastside Baby Corner - Westsound would love to receive these to distribute to local families who need them.  Please email me at [email protected] if you are unable to drop during their open hours and I am happy to pick them up!  Also, head to their website to see the list of current needs and to learn more about this beautiful Non Profit! 

learn more about EBC West Sound
learn more through the KPHD

Perinatal Learning Collaborative

The Perinatal Learning Collaborative in Kitsap County is a great resource for identifying and discussing the disparities in our community.  Attendance is open for all! Email [email protected] to RSVP to the next meeting or to be added to the email distribution list for this information.  

Healthy Start Kitsap

Help us provide sustainable solutions for children in Kitsap County to receive the services of Nurse Family Partnership. You can sponsor with confidence, knowing that NFP consistently meets and exceeds the standards of third party organizations that evaluate charities in order to help donors make wise giving decisions.
Learn more about Healthy Start Kitsap HERE
Learn more about Kitsap Health Department NFP

Kitsap Public Health Department NFP

What is Nurse-Family Partnership? Nurse-Family Partnership is a free program for women who are pregnant with their first baby. When you enroll you will be connected to a registered nurse who will provide the support, advice, and information you need to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby and be a great mom.

Nurse Family Partnership Facebook Group - Pregnancy 101

Pregnant with your first baby? A lot will change, but you've got this! Especially if you have a free personal nurse! Services available via the Kitsap Public Health District. Kitsap County Nurse Family Partnership has a Facebook Group! Join this community and make connections in Kitsap. 
join the Kitsap NFP Facebook Group
Learn more about these programs!

KCR Early Learning - Kitsap Community Resources Head Start, Early Head Start, ECEAP, and Preschool programs

We provide High Quality Early Learning opportunities to Kitsap County residents through our Head Start, Early Head Start, and ECEAP preschool options.

Early Learning / Head Start - Early Head Start - ECEAP

Family and Community Services: Families are offered a sense of belonging, other support services, and a chance to be involved in activities to help their whole family. Trainings are offered on many subjects such as child development, job readiness, learning about health and nutrition, and using free resources in the community.
learn more about ECEAP here!
Learn more about PCAP here!

PCAP | Parent-Child Assistance Program

Parent-Child Assistance Program. The Parent‐Child Assistance Program (PCAP) is an evidence‐based home visitation case‐management model for mothers who abuse alcohol or drugs during pregnancy.

Kitsap Great Give!

Looking for a way to give back to the community as an individual or organization?  Learn more here!
learn more about the great give!
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Join the Birth and Family Support Community Group!

Click below to join the PRIVATE Facebook Community Group to foster community and find balance in all things pregnancy birth, postpartum and beyond.  

Join the Community Group here!
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