Perinatal Health Partnership (PHP)

Perinatal Health Partnership
These services are available at no cost to the client.

The Perinatal Health Partnership (PHP) Program provides home visiting services during pregnancy and up to the infant’s first birthday following delivery. Pregnant women with high-risk conditions or who have identified risk factors that put them at risk for poor pregnancy outcomes will be targeted for home visiting services and interventions but enrollment can occur after delivery.

Perinatal Health Partnership services include:

  • Clinical assessment of mother and baby
  • Care coordination
  • Case management
  • Education for high-risk pregnant women and their families
  • Linkages to needed resources

Referral to the program is recommended for:

Maternal patients with:
  • Hypertension or Gestational Hypertension
  • Preeclampsia
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple gestation
  • Prior preterm delivery
  • Preterm labor
  • Chronic conditions or co-morbidities
  • Prior 2nd trimester pregnancy loss
  • Prior fetal/neonatal death
  • Pre-existing health conditions
  • Substance use disorder
  • Mental health condition
  • Poor support system
  • Difficulty complying with provider recommendations and/or follow up (e.g., keeping appointments)
  • Other medical conditions or concerns for poor outcomes
Infants with:
  • Recent NICU discharge
  • VLBW or LBW
  • <36 weeks gestation at delivery
  • Positive maternal screening for substances at delivery
  • Suspected or confirmed congenital syphilis or HIV infection
  • Poor maternal support system or other environmental concerns

PHP provides services in all counties within the Southeast Health District.

I’m Interested

These services are available at no cost to the client.

Additional Resources

PHP Referral Form (PDF)
2016 PHP Final Evaluation

Southeast Health District program referrals can be made using the Perinatal Health Partnership Referral Form or by contacting our office.

  • Please send regular fax referrals to (912)389-0189.
  • Please send email efax referrals to

For additional information or questions related to PHP, please call 1(855)473-4374.