is a federally funded program which seeks to engage pregnant and/or parenting women (particularly women in their first trimester of pregnancy). Providing an array of health and social services, the program is an effective, community-based approach to fighting infant mortality and low birth-weight babies.
The program is available to qualified participants who live in the following zip codes: 19139, 19142, 19143, 19145, 19146, 19147, 19148, 19153.
Healthy Start services include:
- outreach programs
- case management
- family planning counseling
- home visiting
- depression screening
- optimal child health and development information.
- support groups
- pregnancy testing
- referrals to health care services
- whatever it takes to keep you and your baby healthy
If you are having a baby or raising a newborn, you can give your baby a healthy start by getting medical care and social services now.
With Healthy Start, getting health care and social services is easier than ever before. Help is FREE
, supportive, and close by.
Funding is provided for the Healthy Start program by the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health-Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health.
For more Information, please contact:
Healthy Start South
Address: 2317 S. 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145
Telephone: (215) 468-4673
Fax: (215) 468-4663
Healthy Start Southwest
Address: 4225 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145
Telephone: (215) 386-1298
Fax: (215) 386-9348