Maternal Intentions


Location: 127 W. 127th St. New York, NY 10027

Funding Source: Merck for Mothers

Eligibility: The Maternal Intentions Program works with women of childbearing age
(14‐44) residing in Harlem who:
● Are in the last trimester of their pregnancy or in the postpartum period (6 months)
● Have been diagnosed with a chronic disease (pre‐diabetes, diabetes, gestational diabetes, hypertension, pre‐eclampsia, obesity) and
● Have had complications in their previous pregnancy.

Income Requirement: None

Service Areas/Zip Codes: 10026, 10027, 10030, 10037. 10039

Services Provided:
NMPP’s Maternal Intentions click here to investigate program is funded by Merck click here to investigate for Mothers and seeks to reduce maternal mortality throughout Harlem. Maternal Intentions staff works individually (one‐to‐one sessions) and in group settings to help women manage their chronic conditions, adopt healthier behaviors, plan for their future, and transform their lives.



Contact: Ekua Ansah‐Samuels, Program Director


Hours of Operation: Mon‐Fri 9AM to 5PM