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Alameda County Public Health FHS Healthy Start Initative

Program name:

Black Infant Health Program

Program Last Updated: 05/01/2018

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Program Description: The Black Infant Health Program (BIH) is designed to empower and support pregnant and parenting African-American women. As part of their efforts to reduce infant mortality and preterm labor in the African American community, BIH provides social support and empowerment in a group setting through intensive case management. BIH participants attend weekly group sessions (10 prenatal and 10 postpartum) designed to help them access their own strengths and set health promoting goals for themselves and their babies.

General Comments: BIH is a free and voluntary program that provides education, resources, referrals, case management, incentives, bus transportation, food, and lots of love. Participants receive a gift card upon enrollment ,and a $10 gift card for enrolling a friend. Call (510) 618-1967 for current group schedule.

Service Address: 1100 San Leandro Blvd., San Leandro, CA 94577
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Program Contact(s):

  • Agency Name: Alameda County Public Health FHS Healthy Start Initative
    Phone: 510-618-2080
    Address: 1100 San Leandro Blvd., Suite 120 San Leandro, CA 94577

Ages Served:

  • Adults


  • Age

Other Requirements: To be eligible, the woman must be 18+ years-old, 26 weeks pregnant or less, and identify as African American.


  • Parenting education
  • Parent support
  • Case management

Location Type:

  • Office-based


  • Parents/Caregivers only


  • English

Type of cost:

  • No Fee

Target Group: Pregnant African-American women

Program Operating Hours Start Time - End Time

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Weekly


Required documentation:

  • None

Preferred documentation:

  • None

Intake Procedure:

    Other Intake Procedures: Please call (510) 618-1967 to enroll


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