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MomsFirst
MomsFirst is a City of Cleveland program that offers case management and home visiting services to pregnant moms until their baby reaches age two. Women who participate in the MomsFirst program will receive health education on topics such as prenatal care, breastfeeding, family planning, and interconceptional care. MomsFirst will assist with obtaining medical insurance and transportation to your prenatal and postpartum appointments. The goal of MomsFirst is to reduce the number of babies that die before they are a year old. MomsFirst wants to help you have a healthy pregnancy.


How to Apply

All MomsFirst services are FREE. To qualify, you must:
  • Live in Cleveland
  • Be pregnant (it's is best to get into the program during the first three months of your pregnancy)
  • Be at high risk of having problems during your pregnancy, such as
    • little or no prenatal care
    • lack of transportation for appointments
    • need for supportive services
    • depression
Contact MomsFirst at (216) 664-4194. Have your address and zip code handy when you call so you can be referred to a MomsFirst office in your neighborhood.