Sometimes, It Really Does Take a Village

We’re Here to Connect You with Resources to Make Parenting Easier

Through a universal screening and Connect’s intake and referral process, families are ensured streamlined access to community services and supports that best meet their needs.

Who should contact Connect for help?

Pregnant women and families with young children often find it difficult to locate support that meets their needs. Connect provides a one-stop entry point for services such as education and support for childbirth, newborn care, parenting skills, child development, food and nutrition, mental health, and financial self-sufficiency.

Services

Prenatal Services

  • Pregnancy Education and Support
  • Childbirth Education
  • Stress Management Education

Newborn Services

  • Newborn Care Instruction
  • Breastfeeding Education and Support
  • Nutritional Education
  • Car Seat Safety
  • Infant Safety
  • Home Visiting Programs
  • Child Development Education and Support

Parent Services

  • Parenting Education and Support
  • Counseling Services
  • Help to Quit Smoking
  • Family Planning Education
  • Other Community Resources

Connect to Services

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
904-518-3342

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
904-374-2753

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
CIR@nefhsc.org

Coalition:
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-872-4130
800-895-9506

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-747-5435

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
ConnectCIR@healthystartbfg.org

Coalition:
Bay, Franklin and Gulf Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
321-634-6101

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
321-634-6108

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@healthystartbrevard.com

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
954-567-7174

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
954-567-7194

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
referrals@browardhsc.org

Coalition:
Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-482-1236

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-482-9204
850-482-9895

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
aschneckloth@chipolahealthystart.org

Coalition:
Chipola Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
941-347-6460

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
941-347-6466

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@cchsfl.org

Coalition:
Charlotte County Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
904-518-3342

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
904-374-2753

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
CIR@nefhsc.org

Coalition:
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
239-425-6920

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
239-425-6921

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
info@connect.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
863-491-7580 ext. 147

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
863-491-7584

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
Tina.Garcia@flhealth.gov

Coalition:
Desoto County Health Department

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
904-518-3342

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
904-374-2753

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
CIR@nefhsc.org

Coalition:
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-696-2291

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-696-2551

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL

connect@healthystart.info

Coalition:
Escambia County Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
386-238-9347

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
386-238-9348

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
manuel.alamo@healystartfv.org

Coalition:
The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-872-4130
800-895-9506

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-747-5435

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
ConnectCIR@healthystartbfg.org

Coalition:
Bay, Franklin and Gulf Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-662-1061

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-662-1906

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@gadsdencountyhsc.org

Coalition:
Gadsden County Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
239-425-6920

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
239-425-6921

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
info@connect.com

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-872-4130
800-895-9506

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-747-5435

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL

ConnectCIR@healthystartbfg.org

Coalition:
Bay, Franklin and Gulf Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
863-534-9224

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
863-519-8111

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
hollyp@healthystarthhp.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
239-425-6920

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
239-425-6921

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
info@connect.com

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
863-534-9224

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
863-519-8111

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
hollyp@healthystarthhp.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
813-233-2800

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
813-233-2809

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@hstart.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-482-1236

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-482-9204
850-482-9895

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
aschneckloth@chipolahealthystart.org

Coalition:
Chipola Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
772-563-9118

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
772-563-9125

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
jonesk40@ccs.org

Coalition:
Indian River Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-601-6180

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-948-3072

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
eschmidt@healthystartjmt.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Jefferson, Madison, and Taylor Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-482-1236

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-482-9204
850-482-9895

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
aschneckloth@chipolahealthystart.org

Coalition:
Chipola Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
239-425-6920

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
239-425-6921

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
lucy@healthystartswfl.com

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-488-0288

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-922-3622

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
Danielle@capitalareahealthystart.org and info@capitalareahealthystart.org

Coalition:
Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
info@connect.com

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-482-1236

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-482-9204
850-482-9895

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral
EMAIL

aschneckloth@chipolahealthystart.org

Coalition:
Chipola Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-601-6180

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-948-3072

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
eschmidt@healthystartjmt.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Jefferson, Madison, and Taylor Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
941-714-7541

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
941-714-7544

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
coalition@hsmanatee.com

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
772-463-2888

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
772-463-2896

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
info@mchealthystart.org

Coalition:
Martin County Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
305-541-0210

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
786-565-4013

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral
EMAIL

referrals@hscmd.org

Coalition:
Miami-Dade Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
305-293-8424

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
305-293-8542

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
Alicia.Newsom@flhealth.gov

Coalition:
Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
904-518-3342

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
904-374-2753

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
CIR@nefhsc.org

Coalition:
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-833-3999

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-833-9484

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
gisselle@hsow.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Community Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
863-462-5877

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
863-462-5878

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@okeehealthystart.org (CIR Intake Specialist) ​moyettc@gmail.com (CIR Supervisor) ​program@okeehealthystart.org (Program Coordinator)

Coalition:
Okeechobee County Family Health/Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
407-723-5327

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
407-845-6122

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral
EMAIL

CHD48HealthyStartConnect@FLHealth.gov

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
407-891-9199

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
407-891-8066

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
Amarilismomcare@earthlink.net

Coalition:
The Healthy Start Coalition of Osceola County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
561-665-4500

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
561-665-4545

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
info@hmhbpbc.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Palm Beach County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
727-841-7888

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
727-203-5239
(Morgan) or

727-203-4985
(Jessica)

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
mneff@healthystartcoalitionpasco.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Pasco County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
727-507-6330

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
727-507-6331

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
Info@healthystartpinellas.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
863-534-9224

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
863-519-8111

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
hollyp@healthystarthhp.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands, and Polk Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-626-6751

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-626-9921

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Santa Rosa County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
941-373-7070

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
941-373-7073

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral
EMAIL

sara.dawson@healthystart.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
321-363-3024

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
321-363-3205

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral
EMAIL

connect@healthystartseminole.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Seminole County, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
904-518-3342

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
904-374-2753

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
CIR@nefhsc.org

Coalition:
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
772-467-2016

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
772-467-2018

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
vtorres@kcbd.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County, Inc. (dba: Kids Connected By Design)

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-223-5103

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-948-3072

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
eschmidt@healthystartjmt.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Coalition of Jefferson, Madison, and Taylor Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
877-678-9355

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
352-313-6513

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
connect@wellflorida.org

Coalition:
Central Healthy Start, Inc.
Healthy Start of North Central Florida, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
386-238-9347

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
386-238-9348

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
manuel.alamo@healthystartfv.org

Coalition:
The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-488-0288

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-922-3622

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
Danielle@capitalareahealthystart.org and ​info@capitalareahealthystart.org

Coalition:
Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-833-3999

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-833-9484

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral EMAIL
gisselle@hsow.org

Coalition:
Healthy Start Community Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties, Inc.

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral PHONE:
850-482-1236

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral FAX:
850-482-9204
850-482-9895

CONNECT Coordinated Intake & Referral
EMAIL

aschneckloth@chipolahealthystart.org

Coalition:
Chipola Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

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