Maternal Child Health (MCH)/Public Health Nursing In-Home Services, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego, North Coastal

Maternal Child Health (MCH)/Public Health Nursing In-Home Services

General Information
Description of ServiceMCH Public Health Nursing is a free, voluntary prevention program that provides nurse home visitation services to at-risk, low income, pregnant, and postpartum women and their children ages 0-5 years. Nurses provide support, health and parenting education, address bonding issues, medical, and mental risks. Families can expect to receive case management and referrals to healthcare and support services available in their community. The program's goal is to improve birth outcomes, access to health care, and promote health and well-being for high risk women and their children.
LocationNorth Coastal
Geographical AreaDel Mar, Solana Beach, Cardiff, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista, Bonsall, Fallbrook, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton
Public TransportationNorth County Transit District
Facility/ADA AccessNo wheelchair access.
Intake ProcedureReferral required.
Intake Requirements- Web-referrals encouraged (simple training available). - Accepts phone calls, fax, walk-ins. - May self-refer for services.
Helpful TipsSee Referral Pathway Tool for Pregnant/Postpartum Women or Children ages 0-5 Years below 200% poverty level (usually qualify for WIC or Medi-Cal).
Client Information
Target PopulationFamilies
Intended ParticipantsHealth Nurse for low income, high risk pregnant women and or high-risk infants.
Age GroupAll Ages
Languages SpokenSpanish
OtherOr California Identification Card
Driver's LicenseRequired
EligibilityLow income, at-risk pregnant/postpartum women and their children ages 0-5 years, or high risk infants.- Pregnant: any pregnancies with current/recent domestic violence, history of prenatal loss or pre-term births, no prenatal care after 1st trimester, high risk pregnancies.- Postpartum: postpartum families with current/recent domestic violence, postpartum depression, bonding issues.- Child: high-risk infants with low birth weight <1500 g, hypotonia persisting up to 2 hours, prematurity of <32 weeks, APGAR score of 0-3 at 5 min, intracranial abnormal pathology, genetic, systemic, or metabolic conditions which may be associated with developmental delay, perinatal substance abuse exposure, positive toxicity screen for infant or signs of toxicity/withdrawal.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees.
Insurance AcceptedNo.
Payment NotesNo one is refused services due to inability to pay.
Capacity LimitationsCaseload driven
Hours of Operation 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday
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Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 3609 Ocean Ranch Boulevard
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 104
Physical Site City, State, Zip Oceanside, CA 92054
Main Phone (760) 967-4401
Fax (760) 967-4644
Web Address
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date04/02/2014
County Entity/County Funding SourceCounty of San Diego Entity
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Public Health Services, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego
Affiliated Program: Maternal Child Health (MCH)/Public Health Nursing In-Home Services
This Service: Maternal Child Health (MCH)/Public Health Nursing In-Home Services, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego, North Coastal
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Case/Care Management Referrals (PH-2400.1300)
Home Nursing (LT-2800.3100)
Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs (PH-6100.1800-680)
Public Health Nursing (JP-6600)