What is home visiting?

Life gets busy and when you add raising a child, it can be overwhelming. This is where home visiting program helps families connect with home visitors to make life a little easier. A home visitor offers advice from topics concerning breast feeding, nutrition, community resource and many more topics. Home visitors promote strong parent-child attachment.

Who is eligible for home visiting?

The Welcome Baby program is a free home visiting program that is available to pregnant women and all parents with children ages 0-3. you do not need to be a US Citizen to participate. There is no charge to our participants.

Our Mission

The Welcome Baby Program works closely with first time pregnant women, caregivers, other first time parents, adoptive parents and teen parents to build a positive foundation for their children.

  • Born Healthy;
  • Children are physically and mentally healthy;
  • Children are safe;
  • Children and parents have nurturing relationships;
  • The family is connected to formal and informal supports in the community.

Information about upcoming Training and Events coming soon!

Programs

Welcome Baby Home Visitation Program is a free home visiting program helping pregnant women and parents with children ages three and under to obtain social and educational services. The objective is to produce parents with educational services, information on child development and assisting parent in obtaining community resources. Home visits are provided at ta time and location convenient to the family. Services provided include:
Assistance in accessing community resources:
  • WIC
  • Medicaid

  • Medical Transportation

  • Financial Assistance

Education:
  • Prenatal Care, Oral Health and Nutrition
  • Childbirth/Post-Partum Care

  • Child Development

  • Attachment/Relationship Building with parents and Children

  • Family Planning

Other Services:
  • Male/Father Involvement Interaction
  • Parenting Classes

  • Community Educational Baby Showers

  • Collaborative Action Network Meetings

Families First Program

Families FIRST is a case management program of the New Mexico Department of Health funded by Medicaid to provide perinatal case management to Medicaid eligible pregnant women and children 0-3 years old. the purpose of perinatal case management services is to provide a voluntary home visit to eligible clients, to establish a medical home and to assist clients in gaining access to medical, social and educational services that are necessary to foster positive pregnancy outcomes and promote healthy infants and children in New Mexico.

Car Seat Program

The Welcome Baby Program offers a car seat distribution program to distribute reduced cost car seats and booster seats to low-income families who meet program requirements.

Early Literacy Program

Welcome Baby Program will provide free books to parents with children under the age of five.

Services

Parenting Classes

Circle of Security is an eight-session relationship based early intervention parenting program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Classes can be provided individually or in a group and at the location of the parent’s choice. In addition to Circle of Security parenting classes, we offer Nurturing Parenting classes.

Medicaid and Health Insurance Exchange

Ben Archer Health Center has trained staff that can complete Medicaid and Health Insurance Exchange application for anyone who may qualify. For mor information please visit:

Contact Welcome Baby

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Hatch Clinic

255 Highway 187

PO Box 370

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Hatch, NM 87937

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Telephone: 575-267-3088

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Fax: 575-267-4606

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Truth or Consequences School-Based Clinic

1950 N. Date Street
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Telephone: 575-894-8057
Fax: 575-894-4081

Alamogordo Clinic

2150 Hwy 54 S.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Telephone: 575-443-8133
Fax: 575-443-8055

Doña Ana Clinic

1600 Thorpe Road
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Telephone: 575-382-9292
Fax: 575-382-2061

Las Cruces Clinic

1998 Motel Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88007
Telephone: 575-541-5941
Fax: 575-541-5048

Mayfield School-Based Clinic

1990 Bruins Lane
Las Cruces, NM 88007
Telephone: 575-523-2772
Fax: 575-541-2993

Deming Clinic

125 Chaparral Blvd NW
PO Box 2608
Deming, NM 88031
Telephone: 575-546-4800
Fax: 575-546-0685

Columbus Clinic

626 Taft Street
PO Box 690
Columbus, NM 88029
Telephone: 575-531-2165
Fax: 575-531-2172

East Las Cruces Clinic

3331 Del Rey Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Telephone: 575-373-1033
Fax: 575-373-1265

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