First-time parents can get free help from the Newborn Home Visiting Program. Health workers will visit your home and can help you with breastfeeding, mental health education and screenings, provide health and safety tips, and connect you with community resources.
Heads UpDue to COVID-19, in-person services are temporarily suspended. The program is supporting families by phone.
To be eligible for this program, you should be a first-time parent who lives (https://www1.nyc.gov/site/trie/about/neighborhoods.page) in one of these neighborhoods (https://www1.nyc.gov/site/trie/about/neighborhoods.page) .You may also be eligible if you are a parent with a baby less than 3 months old and who:
How to Apply
If you gave birth in a hospital where the program operates, program staff will contact you. If you recently gave birth and you were not contacted, call 311 to find out if you can apply.You can also call these numbers if you live in these areas: