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SafeCare

Free Support for Parents to Build Strong Families

Let professional and highly trained home visitors support you and your family on your journey to success.  Utilizing the nationally recognized SafeCare model, you will receive weekly visits that are divided into core focus areas:  parent-child interaction, health and home safety.  In each focus area or module, you will build on and strengthen your skills through a variety of interactive sessions.

In addition to enhancing your confidence and knowledge around parenting, you will also gain access to important community supports and have opportunities to take part in structured problem-solving activities as needed.  SafeCare is the ideal partner for you and your family to strengthen the foundation for your family’s and children’s success. SafeCare is an evidence-based program that offers free help to families with young children.

Benefits of SafeCare:

  • Evidence-based program;
  • Free to participate;
  • Establish a partnership with your family that supports positive parent-child interactions;
  • Development screenings for your child;
  • Connect you with community supports that meet your family’s needs;
  • And much more.

Eligibility Requirements of SafeCare:

  • Families must have a child birth to five years old;
  • Participation is voluntary.

High Risk Perinatal Program

Get Care for the Most Vulnerable: High Risk Pregnant Mothers and Neonatal Intensive Care Infants

The High Risk Perinatal Program (HRPP) is a comprehensive, statewide system of services dedicated to reducing maternal and infant mortality. The 3 components of the program include:

1) Maternal and Neonatal Transport Services that provide medical consultation and case management related to treatment/stabilization and, if needed, maternal and/or neonatal transport to available higher level(s) of care.

2) Hospital and Inpatient Physician Services that provide comprehensive, developmentally and risk appropriate care to critically ill infants within a hospital setting that is caring and supportive to the infant and their extended family.

3) Community Nursing Services that  facilitates the transition of the child and family from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit to their home and community.

The program provides a safety net for Arizona families, to ensure the most appropriate level of care surrounding birth as well as early identification and support for the child’s developmental needs.

Benefits of HRPP

  • Assure that high risk pregnant women and critically ill newborns receive timely access to appropriate medical care without regard to geographic location or ability to pay
  • Provide interventions which result in the reduction of infant and maternal deaths and improved medical and developmental outcomes
  • Provide support to families who have been impacted by the birth of a critically ill infant
  • Assist families in the development of a secure and nurturing environment which will increase their child’s ability to learn and grow
  • Connect families with early intervention services which can increase the child’s chances for optimal development and learning

Program Eligibility

  • Babies that have spent 120 hours or longer in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit;
  • A Mother or a baby that is being transported to a higher level of care;
  • Babies born and within 96 hours of birth the baby is admitted to a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit;
  • A baby being transported within 50 miles from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to their home.