Maternal Child Health
Maternal and Child Health supports prenatal and postpartum moms, infants and children birth to six through the following services:
Focus on health promotion, prevention, and well-being; support and education during pregnancy, childbirth, parenting and role transitions; child growth and development; safe and healthy environments; and assisting families to connect with high quality health care and other support services in their community.
Family Support Services
Focus on identification of young adult and family strengths and needs; role modeling and mentoring aimed at successful development of life skills. The goal is to help young adults achieve health, education, economic, personal and parenting goals, foster healthy child development and assist families in accessing community supports and services.
Nurse Family Partnership
Focuses on healthy pregnancy, parent education and safety in the home. Staff can provide referrals for healthcare, childcare and other community support services. Enrollment is for prenatal moms who are having their first baby. For more information, call 888-5229 ext. 141 or click here to email the Children’s Integrated Services Coordinator.
In the News
Years of research have demonstrated that adverse childhood experiences have an impact on child development and ultimately adult health outcomes This commentary is by Chloe Learey, the executive director of Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development in...read more
Editor’s note: This commentary is by state Rep. Mike Mrowicki, a Democrat who represents Windham-4 (Putney, Dummerston and Westminster) in the Vermont House of Representatives. Read it...read more