Educational Home Visits

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Babies and Blankets

Home visits for families who have children younger than five years who are looking for extra parenting support.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: Call the Northfield Community Resource Center (507-664-3750)


Children With Special Health Needs Home Visits

Follow-up nurse visits for families with children having special health needs. This may include parenting information, health information and connection to other community resources.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: No one will be denied based on ability to pay.

More information: www.co.rice.mn.us/278/Family-Child-Health-Services


Early Head Start Home Visits

Weekly home visits focusing on child development and parenting support.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: Contact Tammy Vraspir (TVraspir@threeriverscap.org).


ECFE/Family School Home visits

Free home visits for families with children birth – 5. An ECFE teacher will provide parenting support and answer any questions you may have regarding your child’s development.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: Call the Northfield Community Resource Center (507-664-3750).


Family Home Visiting

Family Home Specialists provide one-to-one support to strengthen the family unit by working closely with family members on areas such as behavior management, building self-esteem, homemaking skills, and parent-child activities.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: No one will be denied based on ability to pay.

More information: www.co.rice.mn.us/278/Family-Child-Health-Services


Hand in Hand home visits

Free home visits for current Hand in Hand students by a Hand in Hand teacher with a focus on literacy skills. Free book with every visit.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: Call Longfellow School (507-645-1200).


HealthFinders Home Visits

HealthFinders Collaborative, is a community health center which provides a comprehensive primary medical and dental care, wellness, and patient assistance including insurance enrollment, to those with limited healthcare alternatives. HFC services include home visits by community health workers for those that would benefit from such support.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: Many services are free, otherwise HFC has a sliding fee discount based on income and family size; no patient is turned away regardless of their ability to pay.

More information: healthfindersmn.org

Español: healthfindersmn.org/espanol


Healthy Families SE Minnesota

Healthy Families SE Minnesota is a voluntary home visiting service for expectant parents or families with newborns. The program supports families during pregnancy and through their child’s infant & toddler years. Rice County is part of a 9-county region offering these services to families using the Healthy Families America model.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: To find out more about home visiting services, call Rice County Public Health at (507) 332-5916.


Public Health Newborn/Postpartum Home Visits

Public Health Nurses provide support and education to new parents after hospital discharge.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: No one will be denied based on ability to pay.

More information: www.co.rice.mn.us/278/Family-Child-Health-Services


Public Health Prenatal Home Visits

Information and support to pregnant women, primarily for first time parents, teens, non-English speaking, low-income, and at-risk pregnant women.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: No one will be denied based on ability to pay.

More information: www.co.rice.mn.us/278/Family-Child-Health-Services