About

Our mission is to lead the Broward County maternal child health system of care serving mothers, infants and families; to promote health and well being to achieve successful pregnancies and a healthy start in life.

Our vision is that all Broward County babies will have a healthy start in life.

Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc. was incorporated on February 14, 1992 and is the leader in Maternal and Child Health policy and programming in Broward County. The Coalition receives funding from the Florida Department of Health and is responsible for the formation and administration of the Healthy Start system, which includes management of subcontracts for quality services to pregnant women and children birth to age three and monitoring services through quality improvement and assurance responsibilities and accountability.

Our primary goals are to:

  • Reduce fetal and infant mortality and morbidity
  • Reduce the number of low birth weight and preterm births
  • Improve maternal and child health developmental outcomes

The staff of Broward Healthy Start Coalition is proud to facilitate this organization’s mission to support new mothers and babies and demonstrate a measurable positive impact upon maternal and child health services and outcomes in Broward County. We are dedicated to upholding our legislatively mandated role as Broward’s maternal and child health leader.

Service Delivery Plan 2013-2018

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