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Name of the Organization
New Haven Healthy Start
Contact Person
Natasha Ray
Job Title
Director
Contact phone
203-777-7086
E-mail
cchan@cfgnh.org
Interest
Early Childhood, Youth, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Health
Description Interest
New Haven Healthy Start is a program that helps pregnant women and mothers deliver healthy and happy babies. Its primary goal is to reduce the infant mortality and morbidity rate in the City of New Haven. The program was awarded a fourth round of federal funding in 2009 to:
help reduce New Haven’s remaining health disparity in infant mortality;
increase its emphasis on multi-pronged outreach strategy;
strengthen connections with new community resources;
enhance case management capabilities for working with women at high-risk of poor birth outcomes. (Special outreach will be made to teens, the homeless, and those who lack insurance coverage and who have had previous poor birth outcomes).

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At 2:09pm on February 18, 2014, Lee Cruz said…

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