Our Location: 1221 Fulton Mall, Fresno CA 93721
Mailing: PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3330
Fax: (559) 455-4705
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
What is the Liaison Program?
It is a home visitation program by a Public Health Nurse (PHN) for families who have a baby being discharged from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Central California Children’s Hospital or Community Regional Medical Center or who have children with challenging medical conditions. It also provides services to older children from 3 through 5 years old who have developmental or behavioral concerns.
How does such a child receive a home visit by a PHN?
Children are referred by doctors, hospitals, childcare providers, social workers, or the child’s own family.
Who does the Liaison Program serve?
Families living in Fresno County.
What services are provided on home visits?
The PHN will provide medical information as needed, growth monitoring, developmental evaluation, and education on feeding, immunizations and safety.
The PHN also offers family support and information on resources in the community.
How much does it cost?
There is no cost-the program is free.
How many times will the PHN visit?
The number of visits is dependent on the nurse and family deciding together. The visits are completely voluntary by the family.
How will the Liaison Program help?
The PHN offers support and education for families with children who have challenging medical and developmental conditions.