The Family Wellness Healthy Start program was funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, through the Connecticut Department of Public Health, to reduce infant mortality and poor birth outcomes in Hartford and New Britain.
Data show that while Connecticut performs better in perinatal health and birth outcomes, certain areas and populations see worse outcomes.
Community Health Center has partnered with the CT Department of Public Health to provide the following services to women and families in New Britain:
Family Wellness Healthy Start serves women ages 12 and up, and you do not need to be pregnant or have children to join.
Fathers and/or partners can take part in the family planning, reproductive education, and parenting support services.
Contact Amber Stevenson, Care Coordinator, at (475) 215-0483
Beatrice Toupou, Outreach Worker, at (475) 293-5844.