What is Public Health Field Nursing?
A voluntary home visiting program with a Public Health Nurse to support families during pregnancy and with children up to 5 years old. The program provides strength-based case management, assists families with accessing resources, and provides health and parenting education.
Informational Brochures: English Spanish
What services do Public Health Nurses provide?
- Home or in-person visits. Due to COVID-19 all visits are currently virtual/telephonic.
- Nursing assessments for you and your child
- Help with communicating your needs to health care providers
- Mentorship and support
- Hands on teaching of techniques for childcare
- Linkage to resources such as WIC, housing, school, work, child care, and more
Who might benefit from Public Health Field Nurses?
- Families needing support throughout their pregnancy (access to prenatal care, childbirth preparation, high risk medical concerns)
- Families with infants/children who have developmental, growth, or feeding concerns
- Pregnant and parenting teens
- Families experiencing perinatal mental health and/or substance use concerns
- Families experiencing housing instability
- Families grieving the loss of a baby
How to access help from Public Health Field Nurses
For more information about Public Health Field Nursing, please call (831) 454-4339 or to apply fill out this application (English Spanish).