The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Division of the New Haven Health Department provides bicultural/bilingual health information and services for pregnant and parenting women and their families, serving New Haven and the surrounding towns.
HUSKY Health Insurance
Connecticut’s state health insurance program
Nurturing Families Network
The Nurturing Families Network, a free, confidential Home Visiting Support service for first time parents.
- Home visits, social support, community referrals
- Fathers’ Program
|Sadie Witherspoon||Project Coordinator||203-946-5754|
|Charlene Hampton||Outreach Worker||203-946-5948|
|Thomas Knox||Outreach Worker||203-946-7243|
|Betty Ramos||Outreach Worker||203-946-5950|
New Haven HealthyStart
A program of the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven in partnership with the New Haven Health Department, services include:
Referrals to medical facilities, coordination of care, case management, home visitation, outreach and education.
Outreach & Information
Outreach Support for families whose children need to be immunized.
Linking children with pediatricians.
Bilingual immunization outreach and education.
In partnership with Public Health Nursing.
Additional Services and Resources
Ask us about:
Text for Baby (in Spanish: text4BEBE)
A free mobile service to help women have healthy babies. Women who sign up get free text messages each week. The messages have helpful tips for a healthy pregnancy and caring for your new baby. To sign up, text the word BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to the number 511411. Enter your baby’s due date or birthday and your zip code.