Provision of the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program National Support Service

Project: Research

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Description

The ANFPP is a licenced adaptation of the international Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) from the University of Colorado, developed by Professor David Olds. It is an intensive home visiting program that supports women pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child through pregnancy and up until the child is two years old. Home visiting nurses or midwives working alongside Aboriginal Family Partnership Workers to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women and their families by providing health information, parenting and social support, coordination of health care and assisting parents and children to access other support services.
The ANFPP is currently offered in 13 sites across Australia.
The National Support Service hosted by CDU is funded by the Commonwealth and provides on-the-ground education, ongoing support and analysis and reporting of ANFPP data.
AcronymANFPP
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/07/2030/06/22