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Helping families with SFCC’s First Born Program

Tekla Johnson, Director of SFCC’s First Born program

Tekla Johnson and her son visit KSWV Radio studios
The Johnson family visiting KSWV Radio studios
Do you know someone that is expecting a child, or has a child younger than 3 years old? First Born is a home visiting educational program that supports families with first-born children ages prenatal to three. It serves women pregnant for the first time, families parenting for the first time and families adopting their first baby.
 
Listen to this fascinating interview with SFCC’s Director for the First Born program, Tekla Johnson.

About

The First Born® Program (FBP) has its roots in Michigan and was established in l997 in Grant County, New Mexico through a comprehensive community-based collaborative process. The program’s central office is located at Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

The Program’s mission is to increase the health and wellness of women pregnant for the first time, families parenting for the first time, and families adopting their first baby. FBP provides mothers, fathers and primary caregivers with education, support and service coordination. FBP is curriculum-based and relationship-centered. FBP was named one of the nation’s 10 most innovative and exemplary prevention programs in 2002 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and several other collaborating national agencies.

Learn more about the program at https://firstbornprogram.org/

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