Family Connects Central Oregon
Family Connects Central Oregon provides Public Health Nurse home visits to families in Central Oregon who are welcoming a new baby. A visit is scheduled between birth and your first doctor’s visit and assesses mom and baby health, answers questions you may have and provides connection to resources.
Visits are provided at no cost to families and are a continuation of your medical care.
An Introduction to Family Connects for Families
Family Connects Eligibility
Family Connects will be available to all new families in Central Oregon enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan within Crook, Jefferson counties, and in the communities of La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver and selected areas of Bend (zip codes 97701 and 97703) in Deschutes County.
An Introduction to Family Connects for Providers
Meet the Central Oregon Family Connects Team
Jennifer Coffman, RN | Experience: PH Nurse
Regina Sanchez, Community Health Worker
Toni Whitehead, RN, BSN, IBCLC FC Supervisor | Experience: Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), PH Nurse
Michele Clembury, RN, CLE | Experience: NICU Nurse, PH Nurse
Megan Barrett, RN, BSN, IBCLC | Experience: School Nurse
Holly VanLoo, RN | Experience: Hospice Nurse, PH Nurse
Erin Hoar, CHW Perinatal Care Coordinator | Experience: Community Health Worker, Perinatal Care Educator
Ethan Laing, Admin Support
Barbara Ibrahim, RN, BSN, IBCLC, FC Supervisor | Experience: Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), School Nurse, PH Nurse
Beth Ann Beamer, RN, BSN | Experience: Labor/Delivery Nurse, Trauma Informed Trainer, PH Nurse
Natalie Chavez, CHW Perinatal Care Educator | Experience: Community Health Worker, Perinatal Care Educator
Early Learning Hub/HDESD
Paola Zorrilla Soto, Community Alignment Specialist
Brenda Comini, Director