Smart Start - visiting nurse program for parents & baby

Smart Start is a home-based voluntary program serving you and your family during pregnancy and after the birth of your baby. It provides support services to get your child off to a “Smart Start” in life.

A Health Department Nurse will visit your home to help you with:

  • Pregnancy
  • Reducing the risk of illness and injury
  • Promoting nurturing parent-child relationships
  • Improve the physical, intellectual and emotional growth of your child
  • Health care services and community resources

Smart Start

All Mariposa County residents are eligible. Smart Start is available at no cost to every pregnant woman and every family with children under the age of six. The primary goal is to improve the brain development and health of children.

Smart Start Brochure (PDF)

For Further Information call Mariposa County Health Department at 209-966-3689 or 800-459-4466.