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 five 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


    States Served by FIRST BORN®

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    UNITED STATES

    Click your state on the map to contact your near by office.

    NM Counties Served by FIRST BORN®

    First Born started in Silver City, New Mexico in 1997. It is now in 15 of New Mexico’s 33 counties. In 2018 the model office moved from Silver City to the Early Childhood Center of Excellence at the Santa Fe Community College.

    NEW MEXICO

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

    Minnesota

    Duluth, Minnesota and Surrounding Area

    Youth Family Advocate​
    Life House

    Program contact: Jennifer Salo – jennifer.salo@life-house.org 218-391-8926

    Website: lifehouseduluth.org

    New Mexico

    New Mexico Statewide Contact

    Santa Fe Community College

    Tekla Johnson, First Born Model Office Director – tekla.johnson@sfcc.edu   505-428-1344

    Harding County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Louise E. Hoogerhuis, Program Managerlouh.fbnnm@gmail.com.  505-454-1343

    Los Alamos County

    First Born Program – Los Alamos

    Ellen Specter, Program Managerespecter@firstbornla.org  505-661-4810

    McKinley County

    Northwest New Mexico First Born Program

    Romel Powell, Program Manager– romel@nwnmfirstborn.org  240-695-2431

    Mora County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Louise E. Hoogerhuis, Program Managerlouh.fbnnm@gmail.com.  505-454-1343

    Rio Arriba County / Española

    Growing Up New Mexico Home Visiting

    Kristi McBride, Program Manager kristim@growingupnm.org 505-469-2454

    San Juan County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Eduvijes “Vicki” Lopez, Program Manager– eduvijes@nwnmfirstborn.org.   505-860-4021

    San Miguel County

    Northern New Mexico First Born Program

    Louise E. Hoogerhuis, Program Managerlouh.fbnnm@gmail.com  505-454-1343

    Rio Arriba County / Española

    Growing Up New Mexico Home Visiting

    Kristi McBride, Program Manager kristim@growingupnm.org 505-469-2454

    Socorro County

    The First Born Program at Presbyterian Health Services Socorro

    Beth Beers, Program Manager – bbeers@phs.org 575-835-8791