Healthy Start is designed to serve children, youth, their family members, and the community. The program provides comprehensive school-integrated services and activities to meet the desired results identified in the areas of:
By Coordinating integrated service delivery linking children and families to needed support and services, Healthy Starts are designed to
- Ensure that each child receives the physical, emotional, and intellectual support needed.
- Build the capacity of students and parents to be participants, leaders, and decision makers in their communities.
- Help schools, other child, and family-serving agencies integrate their programs to provide more effective support to children and their families.
Healthy Start Coordinators and Navigators are Certified Enrollment Counselors who assist all families apply for health insurance coverage.