The Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program or ANFPP, is a sustained home visiting program that will offer you support and education throughout your pregnancy and journey into motherhood until your child is 2 years of age.

Who can join the ANFPP?

Any woman who is:

  • A First time mum
  • Having an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander baby
  • Earlier than 26 weeks pregnant
  • Living in the Nepean or Blacktown Local Government Area

Why join the ANFPP

You get your own Nurse and Aboriginal Family Partnership Worker for 2.5 years who will aim to help you:

  • Learn more about taking good care of yourself and your baby, so they have a better chance of growing up strong and healthy
  • Help you plan and set goals for your future
  • Have fun

We can help you with:

  • Healthy choices
  • Healthy relationships
  • Referrals to other services
  • Identifying what you need and how to get it
  • How to set achievable goals
  • Attachment with you and your baby

Consent

  • ANFPP is a voluntary program which means that at any point you want to leave the program you can, consent must be given to participate in the ANFPP,
  • Consent will be arranged by our Aboriginal Family Partnership Workers who will explain the program to you, explain the consent forms and get you to sign these forms

Referral

  • You can self-refer by phone or
  • You can be referred by your GP, midwife, counsellor or any other health care professional that you see
  • Referral forms are available below

ANFPP is a free service to eligible clients
You can contact the ANFPP team on
(02) 9836 7300
Or email us at anfpp@gwahs.net.au

 

 

 

How do I refer?

ANFPP Principles

ANFPP Poster