Bronx Healthy Start Spotlight

Bronx Healthy Start Partnership


Inclusion on this page DOES NOT constitute an endorsement of the programs and services by Bronx Healthy Start Partnership and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Are you pregnant? Bronx Healthy Start helps pregnant women get the health care and support they need during pregnancy and helps them manage the many changes they may have after the baby is born. Healthy Start will connect you to quality health care and support services to meet your needs.

Need Health Insurance?  We will assist you to enroll in health insurance in the New York State of Health Market place   

Do you need prenatal care? Prenatal care Fact Sheet You should begin prenatal care as soon as you find out you are pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant, you can find out for sure by going to a health center for a pretest. Contact us for more information and assistance. 

Need a home visitor? Bronx Healthy Start will connect you with a Home Visitor to ensure a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. Contact Bronx Healthy Start Program 

Concerned about your child’s development? Talk with your doctor or contact Healthy Start (Spanish) for assistance.

Learn the developmental milestones CDC 24/7: Saving Lives, Protecting People 


Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center

The Van Etten Building, 1225 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461. phone718.430.8500

Domestic Violence, Sexual assault & Crisis services

Help is available for people who are involved in relationships that are unhealthy and unsafe. Help is also available for people who want to stop abusive behaviors. Click on the following links to find out more information and support.

NYC Domestic Violence info
Safe Horizons 

NYC Family Justice Center
Justice Center Brochure  

Fatherhood Programs

NYC Dads  
Bronx Works  
Osborne Association 


Homeless Services

Department of Homeless Services 



Click here for a list of recommended vaccinations, and the schedule in which a child should receive them.

Office of Minority Health

Office of Minority Health 

City Match  



Zero to Three 

Poison Control Hotline

Offers instant help if the parent is worried a child has ingested a poison (800) 222-1222

Postpartum Depression

March of Dimes Postpartum depression 

American Psychological Association What is postpartum depression & anxiety? 


Reading to Baby and children

Early Literacy
NY Public Library Bronx Center 


Reproductive health & Health Care

CDC: Reproductive Health 


Safe Sleep

Please click here to view a Safe Sleep for Babies video.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and safe sleeping, please click here.

Smoking Cessation

Secondhand smoke hurts children. Find a free smoking cessation programs near you.
Call (866) NY-QUITS (866) 697-8487

NY Smoke free Partnership
NYC Smoke-Free 


Vision Services

Eye Care  
Visions Services for the blind and visually impaired?
Low Vision Services  
Educational Vision Services 


Zika Virus and pregnancy Information

CDC: Zika Virus 


New York City Healthy Start Programs

Healthy Start Brooklyn 


Greater Harlem Healthy Start 


Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start 


Community Health Center of Richmond: Staten Island Healthy Start 

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