Healthy Start

The Healthy Start program is a voluntary support program for pregnant women and new parents offering home visits by caring and experienced family support workers. This program is for families in Kent County and is a free service. Services may be used until your child reaches his or her fourth birthday.shutterstock_130665275

The goals of Healthy Start are to promote positive relationships between parents and their children, provide emotional support and parenting information and help strengthen family life and teach ways to care for a new baby

When you sign up for the program a caring, experienced Family Support Worker will visit you in your home to assist you with:

  • parenting information including child development
  • answering questions related to infant care and nutrition
  • scheduling immunizations for your child
  • locating child care
  • enrolling in an educational and/or job training program
  • accessing community resources to assist with medical aid, respite care, employment, housing, financial assistance and transportation

For more information please call:

231.726.4735

This program is only available in Kent County

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