Healthy Start Communications Directory

The table below provides basic information for the federally funded Healthy Start projects throughout the country.
Though we try to keep this as up to date as possible, contact information may change without our knowledge.

Web links may take you directly to a Healthy Start project’s web site, or may take you to the project’s grantee agency.

Note that not all projects have provided us with web addresses.



Michigan Flint Genesee County, Michigan Healthy Start Project
Genessee County Health Department

Mr. John McKellar, MPA, Project Director Phone:

Michigan Grand Rapids Strong Beginnings GRAAHI,
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
Ms. Peggy Vander Meulen, Project Director Phone:

Michigan Nazareth Healthy Babies Healthy Start (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Ms. Luz del Carmen Sweezy, Program Coordinator Phone:

Michigan Saginaw Great Beginnings Healthy Start
Saginaw County Department of Public Health
Ms. Dawn M. Shanafelt, RN, BSN, BA, Program Director Phone:

Michigan Sault Sainte Marie Healthy Start Michigan Inter-Tribal Council
2956 Ashmun Street Sault
Sainte Marie, MI 49783
Mr. Rick Haverkate, MPH, Project Director Phone:
Minnesota Minneapolis Twin Cities Healthy Start
250 South 4th Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1372
Ms. Doriscile Everett-O’Neal, Project Director Phone:

Mississippi Marks Delta Health Partners Healthy Start Initiative

Mr. Robert Bell, Project Director Phone:
Missouri Kansas City Kansas City Healthy Start
Mother & Child Health Coalition
Jean Craig, PhD, Project Director Phone: Ext. 225
Missouri Portageville Missouri Bootheel Healthy Start
46 Hwy 162 East
Ms. Cynthia Dean, BS, Project Director Phone:

Missouri St. Louis St. Louis Healthy Start
Maternal, Child and Family Health Coalition
Ms. Regina Robinson, MSW, Director of Programs Phone:

Nebraska Omaha Omaha Healthy Start
2201 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 6821
Ms. Judith M. Hill, Program Director Phone:

New Jersey Camden Camden Healthy Start/HMHB/SNJPC
Camden, NJ 08104
Ms. Joye Rozier, Project Director Phone:

New Jersey Trenton Children’s Futures
28 West State Street, Suite 305
Ms. June R Gray, MSN, RN, Director of Family Support Interventions Phone: Ext. 20

New Jersey Trenton Isaiah House Healthy Start Mother & Child Program
Ms. Margaret Gray, Project Director Phone: