Health Start

Health Start

The Health Start Program is a free 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.

Eligibility

You are eligible to enroll in Health Start if you are:

  • Pregnant, or
  • Recently, had a baby and your baby is under the age of 2-years old, or
  • A father or guardian of a baby under the age of 2-years old.
  • Live in one of the communities served (list found at bottom of this page)

Why Enroll in Head Start

  • You’ll gain access to appropriate prenatal care for pregnant women.
  • You’ll receive access to appropriate family medical care.
  • You’ll receive referrals and information about AHCCCS (medical), WIC, Employment, Financial Empowerment, Housing, and Education.
  • You’ll receive a health screening.
  • Your child(ren) will receive developmental screenings from birth to age two.
  • You’ll receive assistance with your child(ren)’s school readiness.
  • You’ll receive child safety information (car seat, crib safety, etc.)

Areas Served

LeChee, Kaibeto, Inscription House, Gap/Bodaway, Coppermine, Bittersprings, Tuba City, or Page.

How To Learn More or Enroll

Contact Charmayne Lane at 928-679-7292 or 928-209-2323

Program support

The Health Start Program is supported by the Arizona Department of Health Services Office of Women's and Children's Health.