The Health Start Program is a FREE neighborhood outreach program that works with pregnant women, new mothers and their families. The goal of the Health Start is to give your child and family the best chance of success through education and referrals to community resources. Families receive home visits and case management with oversight by nurses and social workers through the enrolled child’s second year of life.
Health Start goals:
Health Start can help:
The Community Health Worker represents Health Start and lives in the community. He or she visits enrolled families and provides education, physical/emotional support and advocacy. Your Community Health Worker is here to help you and will continue to support you and your family for as long as you are in the program, or until your baby is two years of age.
Your Community Health Worker is not a medical professional, but is specially trained in:
Community Health Worker Visits:
You may enroll in the Health Start Program if:
Before a Community Health Worker can visit you and your family, you must complete and sign the intent form. The form gives permission for home visits and also gives information about the program, such as
After enrollment, you can meet with your Community Health Worker at the times that are best for you. We look forward to visiting with you!
For More Information:
In Coconino County, call 928.522.9430
In Navajo County, call 928.526.7758
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