Service provided by the Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida, Inc.



Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota

Counties served:



The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County is here to help pregnant women and new families before, during, and after pregnancy. We strive to provide you with the resources and support families need to have safe and healthy pregnancies and to give parents the tools required to ensure that all babies in Sarasota County get the healthy start they deserve. Free Healthy Start services include: Phone calls or visits with a Care Coordinator, who is a trained nurse or social service worker Information about local resources Free classes in baby care, breastfeeding, and childbirth education Help to stop smoking Help to have a healthy pregnancy weight Help with high stress, difficult problems or postpartum depression Help with breastfeeding, including in-home postpartum support Check-ups of the baby’s health and development Free parenting classes Grief counseling Help with low-cost car seats


2200 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota, FL
(941) 861-2905


We provide info for resources in these Southwest Florida counties: