Welcome Baby


Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby, a component of The CHILD Project: Road to Resilience, is helping to build family resiliency in Yolo County through comprehensive support after the birth of a new baby. Welcome Baby partners with parents to reduce toxic stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and support optimal child development.

Welcome Baby is a free and voluntary program where you will receive:

  • An in-home nurse visit within one week of coming home with your newborn
  • Up to two more visits from a Community Health Worker specializing in family resources (in-home or virtual)

Visits will include:

  • Clinical assessments of mom and baby
  • Breastfeeding support and referrals
  • Connection to community resources
  • Help scheduling appointments
  • Health Education
  • And more!

Click here to meet our staff!

Direct services are provided by CommuniCare Health Center’s Perinatal and Behavioral Health Departments and Yolo County Children’s Alliance.

Who qualifies?

  • Have public health insurance (MediCal, Partnership, MCAP) or are uninsured
  • Pregnant or gave birth within the last two weeks
  • Live in Yolo County

Referrals and Questions

Contact Welcome Baby

Call and leave a confidential voicemail at 916-403-2905

Fax/e-mail referral form

OR 

Click here to refer online

Please call the referral line if you have questions about eligibility. We will NEVER ask about immigration status.

For more information, contact Martha Michel, Welcome Baby Coordinator, at 916-403-2905 or martham@communicarehc.org

Resources

Welcome Baby Family Flyer (English, Spanish, More)

Community Resources (English, Spanish)

Welcome Baby Provider Flyer

Welcome Baby Infographic

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