Expectant Texan mothers and those with children under 18 months of age rely on the medical and support services provided by BCFS Health and Human Services through the organization’s “Healthy Start” program. The organization is part of a global nonprofit that aids youth in foster care, low-income parents, victims of domestic violence, homeless youth and families, and expectant mothers.
BCFS Health and Human Services is part of a global nonprofit organization that offers a variety of services. One of the organization’s notable and nationally recognized programs is called “Healthy Start.” It’s designed to provide expectant mothers and mothers of children under 18 months with access to vital health services and education.
The Healthy Start program’s goals include reducing child abuse occurrences, lowering infant mortality rates, and giving mothers and families the tools, they need to create stable and healthy home environments. Established in 2001, the popular program offers care and case management to south and east Texas residents, including those living in the city of Tyler. In Tyler, BCFS Health and Human Services expanded the reach of its Healthy Start program by operating a mobile care truck that provides convenient access to residents. The mobile unit offers several medical care options as well as other resources to help mothers and their babies. The unit provides mothers with limited transportation options a more convenient way to access necessary care.
Healthy Start and the mobile care unit in Tyler are part of BCFS Health and Human Services’ broader goals for building mutual trust between community residents and the organization.
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