What is Coordinated Intake and Referral?
The goal of the Coordinated Intake and Referral process is to provide the best services for families by prioritizing their needs and preferences and minimizing duplication of services. The process will ensure the effective use of local resources and collectively track what happens to each family.
Soon-to-be and new parents in Pinellas County have many options for home visiting programs. Each program has its unique benefits for Moms, Dads and other family members involved in the care of the newborn.
Program visitors can meet families in their home or location of choice. All programs have trained staff offering flexible options and a variety of support and services.
Services May Include:
- Childbirth education
- Newborn care instruction
- Breastfeeding education and support
- Parenting education
- Counseling services
- Help to quit smoking
- Nutritional education
- School readiness
- Child development education and support
- Family planning education
- Car seat safety
- Infant safety
Home Visiting Programs:
- Healthy Start
- John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Healthy Start
- Healthy Families
- Nurse Family Partnership
- Parents as Teachers +
The Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas County leads a cooperative community effort to reduce infant mortality and improve the health of children, childbearing women, and their families.
For more information about the Coordinated Intake and Referral process, please call 727-507-4260.