Healthy Start

We provide support throughout your pregnancy and beyond.

Healthy Start & Empowerment provides case management to families in Polk County who are pregnant or have a child up to the age of six. Services include the following:

  • Home visits
  • Prenatal, postpartum and parenting education
  • Child development screenings and education
  • Prenatal depression screenings and referrals
  • Support groups
  • Referrals to community resources and support in accessing services.

View the brochure.


Referrals can be made by a physician, social worker, family member or friend. Individuals may also self-refer. To request more information about Healthy Start and to see if you qualify, call (515) 558-9946 or fill out the form below.