Maternity Support Services

All pregnant women covered under Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) are eligible for services. Women who have no medical coverage or partial medical coverage may also be eligible for First Steps. Preventive prenatal care begins as soon as the woman is aware she is pregnant and runs two months post-partum. Newborns receive one year of full medical coverage.

Program Details

Through our First Steps program, you can receive the following services:

  • Pregnancy testing
  • Assistance in obtaining early and regular medical care
  • Assistance in applying for Medicaid services
  • Information and education about pregnancy, labor and delivery
  • Diet and nutrition counseling
  • Information and education about baby care and parenting skills
  • Assistance in accessing dental and vision care
  • Car seat safety
  • Family Planning services
  • Assistance in obtaining paternity information
  • Assistance with housing and transportation
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Breastfeeding support

Free group classes are held three times a year, covering pregnancy education, nutrition, breastfeeding, bonding & attachment, baby care & safety, as well as other topics.

Call to Sign Up for First Steps