What is the Dallas Healthy Start Program?

The Dallas Healthy Start program is an in-home service that aims to reduce infant deaths, preterm, and low-weight births. 

The staff is made up of English and Spanish-speaking community health workers and health educators that provide prenatal and postpartum classes among other educational opportunities.

Watch as Nishell Jackson, a Community Health Worker of Parkland Health & Hospital System, talks more about the program and all it has to offer community members.

Dallas Healthy Start Program

4917 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235

Phone: 214-590-1670

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This service provides support throughout a woman’s pregnancy and the first year of the baby’s life with text messages that cover topics like:

  • Prenatal care
  • Baby health
  • Parenting
  • And more.

This is a free service that sends text messages that are timed to the pregnant woman’s due date. 

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