Healthy Start


Healthy Start legislation provides for universal risk screening of all Florida’s pregnant women and infants to identify those at risk for poor birth, health and developmental outcomes.

ALL pregnant women regardless of their marital, economic or immigration status are eligible to participate in the Healthy Start …Read More



MomCare is a Medicaid-funded program authorized by a special waiver from the federal government called the Sixth Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (SOBRA). MomCare was developed as a partnership between the Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions, Florida Department of Health, Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration and Florida Department of Children and Families.  …Read More

Health Connect in the Early Years

Health Visitor Talking To Mother With Young Children

HealthConnect In The Early Years is a voluntary home visitation program focusing on health education, promotion and support to improve maternal health, pregnancy outcomes and child health and development. It is now recognized that a child’s healthy development is dependent on a mother’s health during pregnancy and the early years of a child’s life. HealthConnect In The Early Years   …Read More

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