The New Family Home Visits Initiative offers support, services and referrals to new and expectant parents.
Through this initiative, a trained health worker — such as a nurse, doula or community health worker — makes in-person or virtual visits to the home of a parent who is pregnant or has an infant or young child.
Participating programs focus on providing services to families residing in Taskforce on Racial Inclusion & Equity (TRIE) neighborhoods, public housing, and families receiving support from the Administration for Children’s Services. However, the eligibility criteria for each program are different. For more information on eligibility about participating programs, visit:
To check if you are eligible, call 311 or 718-637-5235.
The initiative’s trained health workers provide education, screening and referrals on the following: