Women's Health- Healthy Start
Healthy Start is a voluntary program designed to improve birth outcomes and assess the needs of clients who are pregnant and need services for themselves and their infants. Referrals are received from maternity providers, hospitals, clients and other professionals.
Any pregnant woman or infant under the age of 3 years is eligible for Healthy Start.
They must be a resident of Florida.
There are no income requirements.
Can provide home visits by a nurse, or family support worker.
Provides education and information about having a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Provides smoking cessation counseling, parenting education & support, breastfeeding education & support, interconceptional education & counseling, and referrals to childbirth classes and psychosocial counseling.
Providing care coordination and referrals to other agencies as needed.
Central Healthy Start
The Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions (FAHCS)
Service Guide 2013 (Updated 05/07/2013)
For more information contact: 352-726-1731
Option 1 extension 361. The main clinic site is at 120 N. Montgomery Ave. in Inverness.