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A Safe Haven For Newborns

A Safe Haven For Newborns offers assistance to women who are pregnant and to women with newborns.

Services include:

  • Medical Related Issues, through referral assistance
  • Baby related items, such as baby clothing and formula
  • Local transportation
  • Legal issues
  • Burial services
  • Direct financial assistance
  • Counseling
  • Parenting education
  • Abuse prevention
  • 24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Please call or visit website for more information.

Early Steps

Children’s Home Society of Florida offers the Early Steps program. This program empowers families with children who have developmental delays. Services are available for children ages 0 to 3. They help navigate the challenges, celebrate milestones, and help children reach their full potential. Specialists work with the parents to build on their strengths. This empowers parents to advocate for their families. In-home visits are an option to increase the comfort of the child. Please call or visit the website for more information.

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Healthy Start of Central & North Florida Coalitions - Healthy Start Program

The Healthy Start program is a home visiting program that helps through pregnancy and after the baby is born. This program is free to pregnant women, infants, and families with children up to age 3 who are at-risk or need help with healthy child development. This program focuses on pregnancy, breastfeeding, and newborn care.

Alachua County Office: 352.337.1200
Bradford County: 904.964.7732
Citrus County: 352.513.6078
Columbia County: 386.758.1065
Dixie County: 352.498.1360
Gilchrist County: 352.463.3120
Hamilton County: 386.234.0560
Hernando County: 352.848.3977
Lafayette County: 386.294.1321
Lake County: 352.314.6933
Levy County: 352.486.5300
Marion County: 352.644.2717
Putnam County: 386.481.3614
Sumter County Office: 352.569.2959
Suwannee County: 386.362.2708
Union County: 386.496.3211

Healthy Start of Central & North Florida Coalitions - NewboRN Home Visiting Program

NewboRN Home Visiting is a free program for women in Alachua County who give birth there. Within a week a registered nurse or midwife will visit. They will check on the health of the baby and mother, as well as help with breastfeeding and nutrition, give tips of how to safely care for the baby, and help connect the family to other local resources. Call or visit the website for more information.

Healthy Start of Central & North Florida Coalitions - The Connect Program

The Connect Program is a referral program. They provide many programs and resources. Some programs include infant safety, family planning, child development, nutrition, and more. Resources may include food, housing aid, employment, and more. This program is for pregnant women, infants, and families with young children. Eligibility is based on a screening. Call or visit the website for more information.

Healthy Start of Central & North Florida Coalitions - The MIECHV/Parents as Teachers Program

MIECHV/Parents as Teachers is a free program for parents with infants and young kids in stressful life situations. They teach parents and caregivers skills to help their children be healthy, safe, and ready to succeed in school. This program is for families with kids up to age 3 in Alachua and Marion counties. In Bradford, Columbia, and Putnam counties, this program is for families with kids up to age 5. Call or visit the website for more information.