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Community Health Worker Program

Early prenatal care for a healthy mother and baby!

The Community Health Worker Program is a New York State Department of Health Program operated by the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network through its conveniently located Health Centers in Mount Vernon, Yonkers and Greenburgh/White Plains.

The purpose of the program is to ensure a healthy outcome for pregnant women and their babies by removing the barriers of language, health insurance and access to obstetricians, pediatricians, specialist and hospitals.

  • Are you pregnant and afraid?
  • Do you worry about health insurance for you and your family?
  • Did you just give birth and are feeling the blues?
  • Free to eligible families
  • Immigration status not a problem
  • Private and confidential

Your personal community health worker will help you…

  • Obtain Health Insurance
  • Find a doctor to care for you during your pregnancy
  • Find a doctor to care for your new baby and other children in the family

Learn about

  • Prenatal Care
  • Postnatal Care
  • Parenting
  • Breastfeeding
  • Immunizations
  • Family Planning
  • Dental care

Postpartum Care
Postpartum care can help insure the proper development of your new family member and the well being of the new mother.