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NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership wins Top Performance Award at state level

On August 14, our Northeast Florida Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) team won the Top Performance award in recognition of outstanding, all-around performance implementing the national Nurse-Family Partnership model. Nurse-Family Partnership is…

Meet our staff: Mitchell Miles

Mitchell Miles has been a case manager at Fatherhood PRIDE since November 2017. He wanted to work with Fatherhood because of the trainings the program uses to help dads become…

Healthy Families Jacksonville launches new career pilot program in support of participants’ goals

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition launched the Pathway to Your Career Program on August 17, allowing women who participate in Healthy Families Jacksonville to learn professional skills that guide…

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

Working Title: Social Services Counselor Posting Closing Date: Sep 7, 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…

Meet our staff: Beverly Butler

Beverly Butler is the project director for our NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership and Coordinated Intake & Referral Project. She has a passion for helping others reach their maximum potential and is…

Make a Difference! Leadership Academy Kingsley Plantation experience

Slavery marked the start of inequality between blacks and whites in America since 1619. In 1814, Zephaniah Kingsley brought slaves to pick Sea Island cotton, boil sugar cane, plant indigo…

Guest Post: Twice the service, twice the impact

Yasheika Allen and Kimberly Feliciano completed the 2017-2018 term with the National Health Corps Florida AmeriCorps program, an initiative of the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition. They each served 1700…

Meet our staff: Marsha Davis

For over fifteen years, Marsha Davis has worked at the Coalition in various positions and now is the director of the Healthy Families Jacksonville program. She worked as a family…

Minority mental health impacting families

According to the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States are less likely to have access to and utilize mental…

Azalea Prevention combats substance use and poor community mental health through training Certified Recovery Peer Specialists

The Azalea Project Prevention program trains Certified Recovery Peer Specialists to connect people who have experienced recovery with substance users to help achieve its goal of preventing substance-exposed newborns and…