The program was awarded a fourth round of federal funding in 2009 and is currently focused on:
New Haven Healthy Start knows that one of the best ways to support pregnant women, mothers and their babies to ensure healthy birth outcomes is to create a strong support network in their community. If you are a New Haven neighborhood resident, you can help at-risk moms and their babies by joining the Baby Buddy Program.
New Haven Healthy Start is a program of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. For more information about The Community Foundation, please view its profile on giveGreater.org.
New Haven Healthy Start (NHHS) provides outreach and care coordination services to approximately 1800 women annually. Since inception, it has provided services to more than 20,000 pregnant women and infants through partnerships with maternal and child health care providers such as Yale-New Haven Hospital, Hospital of St. Raphael, Hill Health Center, Fair Haven Community Health Center and New Haven Family Alliance. Everyday, NHHS provides a continuum of improvements to a fragmented maternal and child healthcare system using a comprehensive care coordination model. Among other things, the model includes case management and outreach services and a Consortium that meets six times a year to discuss issues affecting maternal and infant health in the City of New Haven.
Indirect Public Support HelpIndirect public support represents revenue received through solicitation campaigns. This includes funding United Way and other federated fundraising organizations, but does not include donor designated contributions.
Earned Revenue HelpEarned revenue represents income generated in direct exchange for a product or service.Earned income includes income from government contracts.
The financials on this profile are those of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, which serves as the fiduciary for the New Haven Healthy Start program. In 2010, The Community Foundation was the recipient of a grant from the Department of Health & Human Services ($1,197,000) to administer the New Haven Healthy Start program. For more information about The Community Foundation, please view its profile on giveGreater.org.
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When families, schools and communities take the view that children and youth are valued and respected assets to society, they necessarily support environments that nurture youth development. Children raised to embrace positive social values, to seek self-understanding, and to value their self-worth grow to become community-minded young adults with a sense of belonging and a belief in their resiliency. See how you can help our community's children grow into tomorrow's leaders.
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