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Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County

Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County, provided by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, serves first-time parents in Sangamon County to help improve pregnancy outcomes, child health and development, and economic self-sufficiency.

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) creates positive outcomes through nurse home visitors who work with families from pregnancy until the child’s 2nd birthday. Individuals may qualify for NFP of Sangamon County if they are less than 28 weeks pregnant and have financial, social or health risk factors such as:

  • Loss of household income or an inability to pay for living expenses
  • Chronic health condition(s) or mental health concerns
  • Domestic violence
  • Transportation or access to care difficulties

No proof of income is required for enrollment. Referrals can be made by providers, nurses, community services and individuals by calling (217) 545-0175, emailing  at or using IRIS (integrated referral and intake system) or Touch Works “SIU Nurse-Family Partnership”