The Family Health Home Visiting Program serves at-risk Ramsey County families who are pregnant or parenting children up to age 6.
The following groups are the target populations served:
- Pregnant and parenting women at risk for poor birth outcomes or lack of adequate parenting skills
- Families with children birth to 6 years old with risk for neglect, or intentional or unintentional injury
- Families with children birth to 6 years with developmental delay or at risk for developmental delay
Program activities are directed toward promoting the health and well-being of pregnant and parenting families, enhancing parent/child interaction and attachment, promoting healthy child growth and development, promoting effective child spacing; preventing childhood illness, unintentional injury and abuse; and promoting health care access, self-sufficiency and positive parenting.