Maternal & Child Health Division

Healthy Babies Healthy Start

Healthy Families America

Healthy Babies Healthy Start is a home visitation program that offers services and support for mothers, children and their families before, during, and after pregnancy.  

Who Do We Serve

  • Women of Reproductive Age
  • Pregnant Women
  • Mothers who have just given birth
  • Infants and families from birth to the child’s second birthday.
  • Fathers

Contact Us

311 E. Alcott St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

269-373-5200 (HCS main line)
269-373-5279 (program line)


Ways we can support you

  • Information you can use to take care of yourself and your baby
  • In-person support to help you get care and services
  • Working together to make services work better for you and your family
  • Staff who are from  your community, know your community and respect you

Before Pregnancy

Healthy Start will work with you to take steps now to protect the health of a baby in the future.  We support you with:

  • Family Planning
  • Women’s Health Education
  • Healthy Life Style Support
  • Insurance Enrollment
  • Financial Planning
  • Transportation Assistance to medical appointments
  • Referrals to community agencies

During Pregnancy

  • Childbirth Education
  • Health Education
  • Partner involvement
  • Transportation Assistance to medical appointments
  • Referrals to community agencies
  • Housing support
  • Insurance Enrollment
  • Social/Emotional Support
  • Referrals to community agencies

After Pregnancy

  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Family Planning
  • Safe Sleep Practices
  • Infant growth and development
  • Post-partum care

Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services is committed to providing equitable, culturally competent care to all individuals served, regardless of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. 

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