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Pathway to Your Career Program pilot graduation

Six Healthy Families Jacksonville participants completed a Pathway to Your Career pilot program on November 27th. This 12-week program was designed for our moms to grow professionally, gain personal confidence…

Open Position: Florida Department of Health Clay County Social Services Counselor

Working Title: Social Services Counselor Posting Closing Date: Dec 10, 2018 Location: Green Cove Springs, FL, US, 32043 Agency: Department of Health Program: Healthy Start Salary:  $30,858.10 – $31,477.42  APPLY HERE WITH…

Proud Father: Devin Coleman

Devin Coleman is a proud single father of his daughter Ariyuna who is 9 years old. At first, his daughter lived with her mom and Devin got to see her…

Meet our staff: Vanessa Jefferson

Vanessa Jefferson has spent seven years with the Coalition’s Magnolia Project, working her way from case manager, to consultant, to the Community Action Network Coordinator. The Community Action Network (CAN)…

March of Dimes gives Florida a C for the preterm birth rate, Jacksonville receives a D

March of Dimes has released their 2018 Premature Birth Report Card for each state, and Florida received a C grade for the preterm birth rate of 10.2 percent. Jacksonville/Duval County…

Magnolia Project kicks off Moms of Empowerment group meetings

Mothers and their babies (and one dad) gathered at the Magnolia Project to discuss childrearing, address any concerns and gain support from each other on October 23 at the Magnolia…

Proud Father: Antonio Hall

Antonio Hall is the proud father of two daughters, Kyra who is 20 years old and Amelia who is 7 months old. When Antonio was at a very low point…

Healthy Start: Helping moms reach their goals

Chloe Cooper accomplished many things while enrolled in the Nassau County Healthy Start program, like getting a job, vehicle, apartment, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and more – but most…

Meet our staff: Thu Nguyen

Thu Nguyen is the IMPLICIT coordinator for the Coalition, a position recently funded as of May 2018 through a community service grant from March of Dimes to implement an evidence-based…

FIMR report addresses social determinants of health and where the system failed to help moms who lost their child

The Coalition is continuing to focus on social determinants of health after reviewing the 2017-18 Fetal & Infant Mortality Review results. The results were released along with the status of…