Unlock your resilience,
and pass it on.
Boost your emotional wellness and give your little one’s brain a big head start with the help of a parent mentor. It's free, confidential, and all through text.
You’ve got this. We’ve got you.
Just had a baby or expecting soon? Sign up and get matched with a mentor—a real parent who will check in by text every week from your third trimester through your baby's first birthday. They'll cheer for the little victories, troubleshoot your sleep schedule, and help you get ready for the transition to parenthood.
On Your Side
From feeding stress to dealing with the blues, mentors support, never judge.
Prepared to Help
Your mentor is an experienced parent who is trained to support you.
Here to Connect
Your mentor has access to WA's top resources for new parents.
Our superpower is supporting people during the early transition to parenthood. We match any Washington parent who is between their third trimester and nine months postpartum.
Here’s how it works.
We'll ask you some questions about what you’re looking for—it'll take about 10 minutes.
We'll match you with a parent mentor who will check in every week through baby's first birthday.
Experienced, personalized support from an experienced parent is just a text away!
Who are our Mentors?
We are a community of real-life parents who love to nerd out about feeding our littles and get our kicks from being there for new 'rents like you. Are you a Washington parent who loves being there for other parents? Apply to become a trained volunteer mentor.
Stories From Our Members
It’s easier to talk to someone you won’t meet in person...it lets me be more open.”
on the importance of non-judgement
When I needed the emotional support, that's when I felt most connected to my mentor.”
on the freedom to be vulnerable
Just hearing ‘you're normal’ made a difference.”
on being validated
NurtureNW is not an emergency response program and resources shared by NurtureNW Mentors are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. In the event of an emergency situation, please call 911 for assistance. To learn more, head over to our FAQs.