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Healthy Start is a community-based program that can help you navigate prenatal/postnatal care, enroll in community assistance programs, and become your baby's first and most important teacher.

Your Healthy Start Parent Educator will visit with you once or twice per month to work through any challenges you're having and teach you fun activities to do with your child.

As a Healthy Start family, you'll also be invited to free events and parent workshops each month.

If you live in Jefferson Parish and are a pregnant mom or parent/care giver with a child up to 18 months, give us a call!

Healthy Start can help you:

  • Learn to eat healthy during pregnancy

  • Learn what to feed your family

  • Get WIC, Food Stamps, and help with housing

  • Get Medicaid

    • For Mom before and after pregnancy

    • For children under 18 months

  • Get individual or family counseling

  • Find job training

  • Get information on GED or going back to school

  • Join support groups for moms and dads. Sign up for 504 Dads Here

Did You Know?

As an active participant in Healthy Start you can earn points towards baby items through the Parent Rewards Program



The Perinatal Healthy Mother’s Initiative

We offer two Clinical Professionals:

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Our professionals are here to address physical and mental behavioral health of High-Risk Mothers in order to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity during prenatal and Postpartum period.

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