Every expectant mother wants to have a healthy pregnancy. But for women in at-risk communities, they’re often not aware of the resources available to help them give their child a healthy start. That’s where Connections for a Healthy Pregnancy can help.
How can the Family First Health Connections for a Healthy Pregnancy team help me?
Community health workers hired by Family First Health work with expectant mothers to address challenges they may encounter in pregnancy: navigating the health system, identifying and connecting with resources for a healthy pregnancy, and adopting healthy behaviors.
Connections for a Healthy Pregnancy services include:
- Connections to community resources and services for the moms, babies, and their families
- Provide pregnancy and newborn education
- Support at medical, community and home visits
- Access to other Family First Health services: medical (Including integrated behavioral health and substance use services) and dental
Who qualifies for the program?
Participants must be 37 weeks pregnant or less, and live in York City or a neighboring community.
What’s my first step to get started?
Please contact our Connections For a Healthy Pregnancy team directly at 717-801-4812, and one of the community health workers will assist you.
What should I know/bring for my first appointment?
The first appointment is a meet and greet at a medical, community, or home visit.
Which FFH sites are these services available at?
- George Street Center
- Hannah Penn Center
What is this program about?
We are a community health worker program that provides support during and after your pregnancy and connects you to services that help you to have a healthy pregnancy and baby.
Do you have to come to my house?
No, we can also meet you at your medical appointments or in the community.
Can you help me with housing?
We connect you with area agencies that help with housing.
Can you take me to my appointment?
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide transportation. However, we help connect you with transportation services.