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FRIENDS OF NEW YORK CITY NURSE FAMILY PARTNERSHIP INC

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Volunteer Margaret Snowden helping to care for one of the babies.

Do you have a few hours to spend interacting with young mothers and their babies? Or perhaps you would rather help us behind the scenes with translation of simple materials?

The mission of Friends of NYC Nurse-Family Partnership is to improve the lives of babies and their mothers by providing enhanced benefits for the nationally renowned Nurse-Family Partnership. NFP sends registered nurses to make regular visits to first-time, low-income mothers from the time the mothers are pregnant until their babies are 2. Friends of NYC NFP is developing and leading LEAP ( Learn, Eat, and Play) programs which help the mothers meet and socialize with other young moms, while learning about nutrition, finance, making toys out of household objects, and much more.

Do you have some time to translate short, simple marketing materials and program flyers from English to Spanish? These booklets are used during the LEAP sessions and then taken home by the mothers.

We’re also looking for Bilingual English-Spanish volunteers to attend sessions with the mothers and babies and do translation when necessary.

If you are interested , please contact us. Be sure to send your phone number.

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Location:

1035 FIFTH AVE NO 10B, NEW YORK, NY 10028, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Friends of New York City Nurse-Family Partnership is to improve the lives of babies and their mothers by providing enhanced benefits for the renowned Nurse-Family Partnership program in New York City. The core program is supported by government grants, but additional resources are needed. We work side by side with the New York City staff to bring extra assistance to their clients.

Description

Nurse-Family Partnership is the gold standard for early childhood home-visiting. It provides registered nurses to make regular home visits to first-time, low-income mothers at the time when it makes the most difference: from before a baby's birth until age two. Friends of NYC NFP provides funds to supplement what is available for this renowned program. We raise and provide funds for the educational needs of the mothers, build awareness about the program, and support the program nurses as well. We also create and lead programs for the mothers and their babies where they can learn about such things as nutrition, finance, making toys out of household objects, and much more. These LEAP (Learn, Eat & Play) events also give the moms a chance to socialize with other mothers in the the program.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Women

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SKILLS

  • Spanish

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