Providing education and support
to women and children in the
Pittsburgh area through free health
programs and services.

Need Assistance? 412.247.1000

Programs

While our program serves all of Allegheny County, we concentrate our
efforts in the following high-risk neighborhoods:

  • North Side
  • Center City
  • East End
  • Wilkinsburg
  • South Side
  • The Western Communities
  • Duquesne
  • Braddock

If you are pregnant, a new parent or have any children age 2 and under, you are eligible to receive free services through Healthy Start.

Those services include:

  • Case management services by nurses and outreach workers
  • Help in identifying and connecting families with other health and social services
  • Help families with children stay up-to-date on shots, well baby visits and other medical services
  • Postpartum depression screening and referral
  • General health and prevention education on:
    • Prenatal/Postpartum Care
    • Childbirth Education
    • Diet
    • Excercise & Nutrition
    • HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s)
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Substance Abuse
    • Spouse/Significant other support
    • Breastfeeding support

We have also created the Male Initiative Program and Fatherhood Classes for men who have a wife or partner enrolled in Healthy Start.