Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee
Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee is a prevention agency for at-risk families. Our mission is to prevent child abuse/neglect and infant mortality through in-home nurse visits. We provide health assessments of newborns/mothers, education, positive parenting and referral resources. Our nurses provide 24/7 phone support. We serve both prenatal and postpartum clients and will remain with a family for up to two years if there is a need and they wish to remain with our services.
Eligibility requirements include: Lives in Davidson, Maury, Rutherford, Williamson, Sumner or Montgomery County and at least one of the following: 1. Medically fragile baby - this includes infants born premature, or started life in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This also includes babies born with positive drug screens or from mothers with drug and/or alcohol histories 2. Families headed by a parent or caregiver with intellectual and/or physical disabilities or with a mental health diagnosis 3. Teen parents under the age of 19.
How to get started
Use one of these methods to contact this service:
- Referrals must come from physician, hospital or other agency.
- Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.
Under 12 Months