The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade has evolved as a lead organization in Miami-Dade County for providing services to pregnant women and infants 0 to 3 years of age. With a broad membership in the Coalition and 19 community based providers of care coordination and wraparound services. The Coalition has the proven capability to successfully ensure the provision of high quality, effective services for our target population. Through new initiatives we are building on our foundation and current programs. The Coalition strives to develop more creative outreach and engagement strategies with the goal of improving the community's knowledge about Healthy Start services and how these services and available resources can impact the rates of infant mortality, pre-term births, low birth weight, improve of pregnancy outcomes, and promote the enhanced birth and development of children ages birth to age 3.
Current initaitives include:
- HSCMD Outreach Initiative
- United Way MomCare Education Program
- Creating Caring Children Parenting Project
- Black Infant Health Practice Initiative
- Fresh from Florida Kids
- Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support