The Newborn Home Visiting Program is a free service for all birthing parents regardless of age or immigration status. New birthing parents can get support within the first weeks of birth.
Health professionals will visit your home and can provide you with a variety of services and health tips, including:
The program is open to first-time parents who live in a Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity (TRIE) neighborhood.
It is also available to families who have a baby 0-to-3 months old and who are:
For more information about eligibility, call 311.
If you gave birth in a hospital where the program operates, our staff will contact you. If you recently gave birth and we did not contact you, find out if you can apply by calling 311.
You can also call the following numbers if you live in these areas:
If you live in a Department of Homeless Services shelter, call 718-579-6805 for more information about signing up for this program.