Make a Referral

First Born® is home visitation for women pregnant for the first time, families parenting for the first time and families adopting their first baby. Services may begin any time during pregnancy, at the birth of the baby, and until the baby is two months of age. Services include support, education, assessment, service coordination and advocacy. All services are free and may continue until the baby is three years of age.

 

To make a referral to a First Born Program, download the Referral Form Here and e-mail or telephone the program with the following information to your county’s office that listed below the form:

 

First Born Program Referral Form

    Your Name

    Your Email

    Mother's Name

    Mother's Address

    Mother's Email

    Mother's Phone Number

    Mother's Date of Birth

    Language Spoken in Home:

    EnglishSpanishOther

    Estimated due date or Baby's DOB

    Other Informations


    NM Counties Served by FIRST BORN®

    FIRST BORN® started in Silver City, New Mexico in 1997. It is now a statewide home visiting model housed at the Early Childhood Center for Excellence at the Santa Fe Community College. In 2019, the program offered free home visiting services to families in 19 counties across the state, serving families during pregnancy and during the first three years of life.

    NEW MEXICO

    Click your county on the map to contact your county office.

    Statewide Contact

    Santa Fe Community College

    First Born Director: Tekla Johnson – [email protected]   505-428-1344

    Harding County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Louise E. Hoogerhuis, Program Manager[email protected]  505-454-1343

    Los Alamos County

    First Born Program – Los Alamos

    Ellen Ben Naim, Program Manager – [email protected]   505-661-4810

    McKinley County

    Northwest New Mexico First Born Program

    Crystal Kasuse, Program Manager– [email protected]  505-863-8850

    Mora County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Louise E. Hoogerhuis, Program Manager[email protected]  505-454-1343

    Rio Arriba County / Española

    Rio Arriba First Born Program – United Way of Santa Fe

    Lakersha Montaño, Program Manager– [email protected]   505-819-7266

    San Juan County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Eduvijes “Vicki” Lopez, Program Manager– [email protected]   505-863-8850

    San Miguel County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Louise E. Hoogerhuis, Program Manager[email protected]  505-454-1343

    Santa Fe County

    First Born Program- United Way of Santa Fe

    Lakersha Montaño, Program Manager – [email protected]  505-819-7266

    Socorro County

    The First Born Program at Presbyterian Health Services Socorro

    Beth Beers, Program Manager – [email protected]  575-835-8791