First Steps

An Area Partnership


First Steps is a partnership with the Greater Mankato Area United Way, Mankato Clinic, and Mayo Clinic Health System - Mankato. The overall goals of the program are to help pregnant women have healthy babies, promote child health and development, and strengthen family self-sufficiency.

First Steps Coordinator


The First Steps Coordinator is centrally located within the OB Departments of the Mankato Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System. The Coordinator serves pregnant women and families with young children (birth to kindergarten age), offering them additional support and connection to resources and supports within their own community.

First Steps Home Visiting


First Steps Home Visiting provides support to families with children prenatally to 3 years of age with home visits focusing on education, health, and resources to strengthen the parent-child relationship.