Kalamazoo Health and Community Services: Healthy Babies Healthy Start

Contact Information

Website: http://www.kalcounty.com/hsd/
Contact Person: Scott Janssen and Deb Lenz
Contact Info: spjans@kalcounty.com, dllenz@kalcounty.com

History

This agency was created in response to the high infant mortality rates in Kalamazoo, especially within the African American population.

Organizational Partners

Kalamazoo Healthy Babies Healthy Start partners with grassroots organizations, hospitals, medical care providers, faith based organizations, community based organizations, and governmental units.

Activities & Objectives

The objective of this organization is to improve infant birth weight and decrease prematurity using community education strategies and case management with home visitations.