VNSNY offers services for infants and children who require home care for short-term (acute) and long-lasting (chronic) conditions, as well as for medically fragile children, children who may have developmental issues or special needs, and for high-risk families.
The VNSNY Maternity, Newborn and Pediatrics Program (MNP) provides family-focused home care to newborns and children up to age 18. MNP services include short-term care for acute care needs as well as long-term care for chronic illnesses.
Working closely with families and physicians to ensure the best outcomes, MNP provides care for children with:
MNP also provides pregnant and postpartum services, including care for gestational diabetes, pre-term labor, hypertension, HIV/AIDS, and post-cesarean wounds. This program includes skilled nursing, rehabilitation, home health aide services, parent advocate and social work services, assistive technology, and parenting education.
Service Areas: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and parts of Nassau and Westchester Counties
Our Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) utilizes an evidence-based model of free, intensive, at-home nursing assistance to more than 1,000 low-income mothers and their children in the Bronx and Nassau County.
The program pairs a nurse with a first-time mother-to-be, starting as early in the pregnancy as possible and continuing to the child’s second birthday. The nurse:
For more information, call 1-718-536-3789.
Service Areas: The Bronx and Nassau County
The Bronx Fatherhood Program helps young, low-income fathers to understand the important role a father plays in his child’s life and provides emotional support to help these young men accept the responsibilities and enjoy the rewards of fatherhood. The mission is to ensure that all fathers who wish to be involved in their children’s lives get the chance to do so.
This program focuses on young fathers, many of whom are teenagers, to help them recognize they are not just financial providers but nurturers as well. Participants:
For more information, call 1-718-742-7100.
Service Area: The Bronx
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