Connect

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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.

Services

  • 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.

Learn more about Connect by visiting www.ConnectNCF.org.
Connect! Call 877-678-9355

Download the CONNECT Referral Form  

Download a brochure to learn more.