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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.

2023 Annual Report

The NEFHSC's commitment to addressing infant mortality within a broader community context continues into its 33rd year.

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Make A Difference

Our Make A Difference leadership programs are designed for members of the community who want to help share information about improving the health and well-being of children, childbearing women, fathers, and their families in NE Florida.

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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 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, NFP participant

Father First

The NEFHSC has several programs, including the state's new Father First, that empower fathers to embrace their unique role in their child(ren)'s lives.

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Doula Collective

Our new Doula Collective is growing. NEFHS now offers doula training and is working to expand our network of trained professionals.

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Hey, Mama

The Hey, Mama Mobile Pantry provides baby supplies, self-care products, health and nutrition education, and other items to Duval County families.

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