The Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program or ANFPP, is an intensive 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 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