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Our Vision

A future where all children are healthy, families thrive, communities prosper, and the cycle of poverty is broken.

About Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)

NFP is an evidence-based voluntary program that offers a free nurse mentor to provide:

  • Pregnancy education and support
  • Health promotion for optimum child development
  • Promote Infant and child injury prevention
  • Support skill building for self-sufficiency & confidence with motherhood

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who qualifies? 

  • Long Beach Residents
  • Pregnant with your first child
  • No more than 28 weeks pregnant 
  • All services are provided at no cost
How long is the program?
  • From 28 weeks in the pregnancy up until the child is 2 years old
How to apply?
How to refer a client or patient?
  • Complete the Referral Form and email it to eileen.margolis@longbeach.gov or fax it to 562-570-4099

Our printable brochures

 A Lot's Gonna Change:
English | Spanish

Picture of "A Lot's Gonna Change" Pamphlet

For more information contact:

Eileen Margolis, RN, PHN, MPH
Public Health Nurse Supervisor 
City of Long Beach 
Department of Health & Human Services
2525 Grand Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Office: 562-570-4272 | Fax: 562-570-4099

Additional Links for professionals

Nurse-Family Partnership: Overview
Nurse-Family Partnership: Nurses and Mothers
Nurse-Family Partnership: Research Trials and Outcomes

Additional Links for mothers to be

Moms and their Stories