‘A Place to Call Home’, Recovery-Focused Independent Transitional Living was created to facilitate safe, supportive and sober housing for expectant and postpartum women who have struggled with substance abuse and are in early recovery and their children. The recovery-focused program provides parenting support, vocational counseling, mental health and substance abuse counseling, and connections to community resources for up to 10 women at a time.
The Healthy Families program provides in-home education and supportive services to new and expectant parents. Home visitors work to link parents to existing social service and health care resources, and promote positive parenting and healthy child growth and development. The program typically lasts from pregnancy through the child’s 3rd birthday. Ages & Stages Questionaire To enroll, call +1 (856) 431-4180 or visit nj.gov/connectingnj.
Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem
The Nurse-Family Partnership Program is a free service that pairs a first-time mom by 28 weeks gestation with a personal registered nurse to ensure the best possible pregnancy outcome, the best health and development of the baby, and to help link mom to community resources. Moms can keep the service until their child’s 2nd birthday. Ages & Stages Questionaire To enroll, call +1 (856) 431-4180 or visit nj.gov/connectingnj.
Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem
Parents as Teachers is a home visitation program that provides health and parenting education and supportive services to families. Home Visitors educate families on prenatal health, infant/child health and development, positive parenting practices, nurturing parent-child relationships, child safety, and education and employment. Designed to be a 3 year program, Parents as Teachers can provide support to expectant parents from the birth up until the child is ready to enter kindergarten. Visits are made 2 to 4 times per month. Ages & Stages Questionaire To enroll, call +1 (856) 431-4180 or visit nj.gov/connectingnj.