Increasing access to care for women and families and improving birth outcomes.

Enrollment Criteria (Who?)

  • Female
  • African American (Our primary focus is African American women due to the disparities in poor birth outcomes and infant mortality. However, we serve all women regardless of race.)
  • Child bearing age (13-44)
  • Pregnant women, mothers and their babies
  • Medicaid eligible

Benefit to the client

  • Parent education
  • Reproductive life planning
  • Evidence based
  • Manage chronic conditions
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Enrolling in health insurance
  • Preparation for baby’s arrival
  • Safe sleep education
  • Smoking cessation services
  • Well baby care and vaccinations
  • Support
  • Community linkages
  • Assistance with social services


Healthy Start
635 N.Erie
Toledo, Ohio 43604