Giving Babies a Healthy Start

New Haven Healthy Start is a program of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and an outgrowth of the work of the Commission on Child and Infant Health, convened by The Foundation in the mid 1980s. It is one of two Healthy Start programs housed at a community foundation in the country.

New Haven Healthy Start Programs

Consortium Meeting Schedule

Consortium meetings are still occurring virtually via Zoom. Regular meetings take place the third Wednesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Our Men's Consortium meets on the 4th Thursday of the alternating months (February, April, June, August, October, December) from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; in December, the group will meet a week earlier than usual due to the holidays.

If you would like to join either of the consortiums or have any questions email Cynthia.

In the News

NHHS SHARK TANK ›

NHHS SHARK TANK community health and wellbeing project competition.

Men’s Consortium Heals, Informs ›

Established by New Haven Healthy Start, a program of The Community Foundation, the Men's Consortium is a space and place for men and fathers to come for resources, networking and support.

How It Works: The Care-Coordination Service Model ›

Then, Now and Beyond: On its 20th anniversary, a look at how the New Haven Healthy Start program works.

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Healthy Families Need Healthy Fathers

While health care spending is at an all-time high, the health system is failing young African American men. A March, 2015 commentary published in The Journal of American Medical Association co-authored by former New Haven Healthy Start Director Kenn Harris and Boston Medical Center research physicians, offers analysis and recommendations for how the medical field can better meet the needs of African American men.

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Celebrating Black Champions 4 Health

During Black History Month, we celebrate the many people who are committed to New Haven Healthy Start and to securing a strong Maternal and Child Health system in our community and beyond. Learn more about these local champions and their outstanding work below #blackchampions4health:

Black Champions For Health: Delores J. Greenlee ›

Program Director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center.

Black Champions For Health: Clara Nixon ›

Graduate of the Parent Leadership Training Institute

and New Haven Healthy Start Buddy.

Black Champions For Health: Loria Morrison ›

NHHS Care Coordinators at Yale New Haven Hospital.

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How can we help?

Natasha Ray, MS

Program Director New Haven Healthy Start

203-777-7087

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