Prenatal Plus Mental Health Program is a home visiting program that provides services to pregnant women who are at risk of having a low birth weight baby or other poor birth outcomes. Services include case management, nutrition guidance, and psychosocial counseling for pregnant women in Palm Beach County.
Participants are eligible to receive supportive services from a Care Coordinator/Nurse, a Mental Health Clinician, and a Registered Dietician. The multidisciplinary team works together to empower the expectant mother to make lifestyle changes that positively impact her pregnancy resulting in healthier infants.
The Center for Family Services’ Prenatal Plus Therapists works with each woman to:
-Improve her psychosocial, nutritional, and health status
-Assist in developing and maintaining healthy lifestyles during pregnancy and beyond
-Increase her ability to appropriately use resources, including medical and social services.
Participants can be self-referred or referred from a medical provider. Women can start the program up to 28 weeks gestation. There are no income guidelines to receive services.
Services are offered in English, Spanish and Creole, and provided in person within the community, within the office, and via telehealth.