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Meet our staff: Aundra Brown-Hicks

Aundra Brown-Hicks is a case manager with the Magnolia Project, where she works with families to make a positive difference in their lives. She joined the Coalition in this position…

Drug use now a leading cause of maternal deaths in Florida

Drug-related deaths are the leading cause of death to mothers  during pregnancy or  within one year afterwards in Florida, according to the state Pregnancy-associated Mortality Review (PAMR). Drug use deaths…

Coalition programs host Mother’s Day of Caring for families during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Coalition’s direct service programs joined together today for a Mother’s Day of Caring on Friday, May 8th to provide support to pregnant women, dads, babies and families during the…

Meet our staff: Tiffany Williams

Tiffany J. Williams began her role at the Coalition as Program Director of NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership in January 2019 and transitioned in April 2019 to a Director of Administration, overseeing…

COVID 19 Update

Our employees and the thousands of families we serve each year are the priority of the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition during this unprecedented coronavirus outbreak. We are shifting our…

I am a Healthy Start Employer: Robert E. Lee High School (DCPS)

Congratulations to Robert E. Lee High School (DCPS) for receiving certification as a silver-level I am a Healthy Start Employer for creating a culture of health and wellbeing for families in the…

I am a Healthy Start Employer: Inspire to Rise

Congratulations to Inspire to Rise for receiving certification as a silver-level I am a Healthy Start Employer for creating a culture of health and wellbeing for families in the workplace! The certification…

Meet our staff: Alexis Hustus

Alexis Hustus celebrated one year as a family support worker with Healthy Families Jacksonville in February 2020. She joined the team because she loves working with families and children. Her…

AmeriCorps members complete service project for MLK Day

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20, members participated in a day of service in honor of Dr. King. The members collaborated with the Northwest Jacksonville Community Development…

Fathers recognized at milestone celebration

The Fatherhood PRIDE program recognized 16 dads for completing the program at a February 13th milestone celebration. The event brought together the program graduates, veteran fathers who previously completed the…