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The Help Me Grow (HMG) initiative helps unify and coordinate efforts to address the needs of pregnant women, infants, young children, parents, and families. The positive impacts of HMG are based on universal, early surveillance, screening, detection and linkage for all children, birth through age eight. Instead of providing direct services, HMG offers a systems approach for improving access to existing community resources and services across sectors, including child health care, early care and education, and family support. Through comprehensive physician and community outreach, and establishing centralized information and referral centers (called central intakes), families are linked with needed services and supports.
Through its system wide approach, HMG seeks to:
You can find a Central Intake Hub in your county by searching the NJ 2-1-1 resource database at the top of this page using the search term prenatal care or by dialing 2-1-1 to speak to a trained call specialist.