Capital Area Healthy Start is dedicated to connecting new or expecting moms and families with community programs that can help them during every stage of parenthood. Our Connect program assists pregnant women, caregivers and families with young children by providing a one-stop entry point for needed services, such as education and support in childbirth, newborn care, parenting, child development, food and nutrition, mental health and financial self-sufficiency.
As the premier, African American woman-led maternal and child health grassroots, non-profit organization in the country, The Birthing Project USA (BPUSA) mission is to shepherd, support, and improve the health status of women of color by assisting local and global communities in addressing the systemic causes of their lack of well-being.
The Healthy Start program provides services and support needed by pregnant women to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. Every woman who receives a positive pregnancy test from her health care provider is offered a Prenatal Risk Screen. This screen helps us identify any risks that could negatively affect you and the baby. Healthy Start services are no charge to you and include:
The Salvation Army provides:
Anti-Human Trafficking assistance
The Florida Department of Health in Dixie County aims to improve the health of everyone in Florida. They make use of state, county and community efforts to protect those in Florida. They have many programs and services to assist those in need. Please call or visit the website for more information.
- Community Health Planning and Statistics
- Clinical and Nutrition Services
- Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Environmental Health
- Infection Disease Services
- Wellness Programs
We offer alternative pregnancy resources to women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. We are able to help you find a forever family for your baby, establish ongoing contact/communication with them and assist them with taking steps to get back on their feet.
Call anytime - Toll-Free 855.899.5683, or Call or Text 321.250.5683
Covering Florida provides for Navigator services. It is a community focused NPO that reaches consumers through their partners. They educate people about the Affordable Care Act, CHIP, and Medicaid. They focus on increasing access to care and services to those in need. Please see the website or call for more information.
Do you need rental or mortgage assistance because you have been impacted by COVID-19?
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is a federally funded program that may be able to help you with rent/mortgage, utilities, medication, transportation, work supplies and educational assistance.
Our elderly companion care services provide the social interaction and helping hand many seniors need to live happily and comfortably at home.
Our senior companion care services include, but are not limited to:
• Caring companionship and conversation
• Help with hobbies
o Scrap booking
o Artistic pursuits
o Playing games
o Sports & news
o General shopping and errands
o Doctor visits
o Religious services
o Community events