Community. Empowerment. Knowledge.
Maternal & Child Program
To be the advocate of mothers to help them navigate the healthcare system, and to increase the
quality of care during their pregnancy and childbirth
We accompany or meet mom and baby at their doctors’ appointment for up to 1 year. To assist
them to understand all their options and to advocate for a healthy relationship between mother
Precious Ones Maternal Program (POMP)
Maternal and Child program focuses on health issues concerning mother and child. We empower mothers to follow the recommendations from their provider for prenatal and well-childcare, infant and maternal mortality prevention, maternal and child mental health, newborn screening, child immunizations, nutrition, and community resources.
An assigned CHW provides weekly/monthly check in, assess for Social Determinants of Health, make appropriate referrals based on results of SDOH assessment, assist client with applying for SNAP/HEAP/WIC, assist with OBGYN appt for mom.
Navigate health care services
Access care for your other physical and mental health needs
Connect to community resources
Cope with pregnancy loss
Provide health coaching during and after delivery
CHW Maternal Intern
Students will be taught how to empower clients, develop practical skills, and support individual development. Students will also learn the importance of outreach and gathering community resources that will guide, educate, and bridge the gap between client and advocate.
Maternal Empowerment Seminar
An annual half-day event when subject matter experts are invited to share on health topics that impact the community. Attendees will leave with valuable resources and knowledge of information and become more knowledgeable than ever when they arrived.