Home Visitation Programs – Welcome Baby Utah County Health Department

Pregnant person making a heart with hands on belly

Our programs are available to families living within Utah County and can be done in English or Spanish. Please see each program’s description for specific eligibility requirements or call 801-851-7026 to verify your eligibility.

Services included in our programs:

  • Childbirth Class
  • Weight/Growth checks
  • Developmental screening
  • Postpartum depression screening
  • Parent education
  • Referral to community resources
  • Referral to early intervention services

Prenatal 0-5 Year Old Visits

This program focuses on child development with additional emphasis on early prevention and intervention. This program includes monthly visits by nurses. Program length is determined on a case-by-case basis, usually until the child is at least 1 year old.

Program Requirements:

  • No income requirements for this program
  • Premature birth (≤ 36 weeks gestation) OR
  • Young parent(s) (≤ 18 years old) OR
  • Babies with a diagnosed chronic medical condition

Medicaid/Targeted Case Management

This program is for families and children with Medicaid. Program length varies depending on family needs but includes monthly visits from a nurse if needed.

Program Requirements:

  • Child must have Medicaid or qualify for Medicaid shortly after birth
  • Primarily for children less than 1 year old but may go later

Success by Six

Success by Six es un programa para ayudar a las familias a comprender cómo ser maestros de sus hijos y adaptarse a su comunidad. Los educadores de padres hacen visitas 1 a 2 veces al mes con la familia y utilizan el plan de estudios de Padres como Maestros.

Requisitos del programa:

  • No hay requisitos sobre ingresos para este programa
  • Para familias que hablen español
  • La familia necesita tener un hijo menos de 2 años, incluyendo si está embarazada

Success by Six is a program to help families understand how to be their child’s teacher and adapt to their community. Parent educators visit with families 1-2 times per month using the Parents As Teachers curriculum.

Program Requirements:

  • No income requirements for this program
  • Spanish-speaking families
  • Families must be pregnant or have a child that is less than 2 years old

Parents as Teachers (PAT)

The Parents As Teachers curriculum focuses on keeping families resilient, healthy and happy. During home visits, parent educators discuss parenting concerns and share fun activities that help parents and children play together. This curriculum can be used independently or with another program. Families typically receive 2 visits per month for about 2 years

Program Requirements:

  • Income requirements for this program are 150% of the federal poverty line (call to see if you qualify)
  • Families who are pregnant or have a child less than 2 years old
Parents as Teachers video

Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)

Nurse Family Partnership is free for women who are pregnant with their first baby. When you enroll you will be connected to a registered nurse who will provide the support, advice, and information you need to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby, and be a great mom.
Program Requirements
For any woman who
• Is pregnant with her first child
• Is pregnant 28 weeks or less
• Meets income requirement (qualifies for WIC)

If you interested in participating in this program or learning more, please fill out this form.

Welcome Baby United Way

  • Home visits for first- or second-time parents who do not qualify for home visitation with other Utah County Health Department programs
  • Ready to Learn: parent education course, register online to make sure there is pizza and books for you.
  • Playgroup

For an appointment/referral fill out our form below and email it to welcomebabyUCHD@utahcounty.gov or call Judith at 801-851-7026

Meet Our Team

Program Director – Judith Almeida, RN

Registered Nurse Cindy Wood
Cindy Wood, RN
Registered Nurse Penny Lambson
Penny Lambson, RN NFP Supervisor
Registered Nurse Jane York
Jane York, RN
Registered Nurse Cathy Bliss
Cathy Bliss, RN

Registered Nurse Jody Pierce
Jody Pierce, RN
Registered Nurse Janeen Hamel
Janeen Hamel, RN
Registered Nurse Jill Larsen
Jill Larsen, RN
Registered Nurse Gabriela Morales
Gabriela Morales, RN PAT Supervisor

More team members not pictured

Yessica Sargent

Liz Loo-Cordova

Avon Brown, RN

Hailey Coburn RN

Ellie Olguin

Please see our Pregnant Moms & Babies page for other areas of service that may be helpful to you.