Santa Fe Community College announced today the acquisition of the First Born Home Visiting Program, a home visiting educational program for ages prenatal to three. The program’s mission is to increase the health and wellness of women pregnant for the first time, families parenting for the first time, and families adopting their first baby. Housed at SFCC’s Early Childhood Center of Excellence, the operation will provide statewide training, technical assistance, and licensing of First Born Programs throughout New Mexico.

“Children who are born into a supportive and stable environment are more likely to succeed in their education, from pre-K through college and well into their careers,” said SFCC President Dr. Cecilia Cervantes. “The community college is honored to house the First Born Program and to help provide support to babies and families across the state.”

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