What is Connect?
CONNECT helps pregnant women, caregivers and families with young children by providing a one-stop entry point for needed services, such as education and support in childbirth, newborn care, parenting, child development, food and nutrition, mental health and financial self-sufficiency.
One call to 877-678-9355 from self-referring individuals, referring agencies and healthcare providers can connect pregnant women and families to local programs that help ensure a healthy start in life and a hopeful future.
- Childbirth education
- Newborn care instruction
- Breastfeeding education and support
- Parenting education and support
- Counseling services
- Help to quit smoking
- Nutritional education
- School readiness
- Child development education and support
- Family planning education
- Car seat safety
- Infant safety
Participating programs include: Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Central Healthy Start, Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting/Parents as Teachers, Healthy Families, MomCare and WIC.
CONNECT is overseen by Healthy Start of North Central Florida and Central Healthy Start.
Connect! Call 877-678-9355