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Northfield Healthy Community Initiative
Youth. Families. Community.
Updated: 28 min 23 sec ago
This program provides one-to-one support for parents who can benefit from special help with parenting skills through home visits from a Public Health Nurse or Family Home Health Aide. Family Home Health Aides and nurses help to strengthen the family unit by working closely with family members on areas such as behavior management, building self-esteem, homemaking skills, and parent-child activities. Please call the Public Health Department for details.Pregnancy/Newborn/Post Partum Baby Vists:
Nurse home visits are available for pregnant women, parents and newborns for education and support.Parent/Newborn Support Groups:
Support groups for parents of newborns are offered collaboratively with area hospitals and family education programs throughout Rice County
- Baby Talk Group meets at the Northfield Community Resource Center on Mondays 10:30 – 12 noon.
- Baby Stop Group meets in Faribault McKinley Early Childhood Center on Thursdays 10:30 – 12 noon.
Services and activities in this program are intended to strengthen and preserve the health of individuals and families in Rice County. The focus is on support, prevention, and education to promote and maintain a high level of wellness.
Communities Served: Rice County
Age Range of Clients Served: Families with young children
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Fees: Third Party when available, no one is denied services based on ability to pay
Capacity to Accommodate Clients who Speak Languages other than English: Interpretive services are utilized when needed
Services Offered: Education Materials; Home Visits; Referrals; Support Groups, Counseling
Accessible to: Mobility-Impaired, Vision-Impaired, Hearing or Speech Impaired, Cognitive-Impaired
The Rice County Mental Health Collective is hiring for a part-time coordinator. Click here to learn more about this exciting position! Application review begins on June 23 and will continue until the position is filled!