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NFP (Nurse Family Partnership) works by having specially trained nurses regularly visit young, first-time moms-to-be, starting early in the pregnancy, and continuing through the child’s second birthday. 



Why community and neighbors are so important?

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Why is community and neighbors so important

Strong Communities creates a vision for every child and every parent to be confident that someone will notice and someone will care when they have a cause for joy, sorrow or worry. Once residents felt that their neighborhood was a place where families helped each other, and where it was expected both to ask for and offer help, they would be more likely to make wise decisions that enhance child safety.  

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How could/would a community decrease CAN

Strong Communities evidence shows the following stats:

11% decrease in founded reports of child maltreatment in children 2 & under

41% decrease in children aged 4 & under

68% decrease for injuries related to neglect

23% decrease for maltreatment-related injuries for children 2 & under

38% decrease for children aged 4 & under