The Healthy Start Coalition

In Northeast Florida, too many babies die from preventable causes and lack of health services. The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition leads a cooperative community effort to reduce infant mortality and improve the health of children, childbearing women and their families in Northeast Florida.

2022 Annual Report

The Coalition's commitment to collaboration and addressing infant mortality within a broader community context continues into its 32nd year.

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CONNECT is a one-stop
entry point for home
visiting services for moms
and babies. Find the
program that best suits
your needs!

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The ROSE Project

Peer recovery services are
now available to moms
enrolled in Coalition home
visiting programs to assist
with substance use recovery

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"Nurse-Family Partnership has given me the confidence to believe in myself as a first-time mom. The visits to my home where my nurse and I talk about my child’s development as she grows allows me to understand my baby more. The questions I have never go unanswered."

– Natasha Jones, Nurse-Family Partnership Participant

"The Coalition brings together key partners to support investment in services that support the healthy development of babies, our community's most valuable citizens."

– Peter Racine, Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation