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Healthy Moms

The Healthy Moms Program provides moms with the support they need to reach their full potential as a parent and as an individual. Moms pick the services they are interested in and create a customized plan of what they would like to accomplish at Healthy Moms. Healthy Moms offers the following services:

  • Pregnancy education classes.
  • On-site mental health counseling and wellness groups.
  • "Project Independence" Job Training Program.

Moms participating in the above services can receive on-site childcare. Moms that live in the City of Rochester can receive free transportation.

Project Independence

Get the guidance and skills coaching you need for your education and career objectives.

  • Job training: With on-site job coaching at the Unity St. Mary's Campus, you'll learn valuable work skills and participate in our job training program. See below to watch our job training video.
  • Vocational workshops: We offer weekly workshops where you'll get hands-on assistance with resume writing, applying for jobs and preparing for interviews.
  • Community-based employment: We'll help you find paid employment while also assisting you with learning job skills, managing work relationships and achieving positive outcomes.
  • Educational programs: We'll help you with enrolling in GED and college programs and provide on-site coaching right at your school.

"I feel extremely blessed from all the support I have received from Healthy Start. I feel accomplished for the first time in my life. This program is life-changing!"
- Sandra

Eligibility

Pregnant women and women with children under the age of two years old that either live in the City of Rochester or are Unity OB/GYN patients in Monroe County.

How to join

Call us at 368-3490 or complete our referral form. Click here to download the form and then email it to healthymoms@unityhealth.org, fax it to (585) 368-3748 or bring it to our office at:

Healthy Moms
89 Genesee Street
Rochester, NY 14611

About us

The Healthy Moms program is funded by Unity Health System, Unity Health Foundation and The Perinatal Network of Monroe County. Our program's goals are to:

  • To help pregnant moms have a healthy baby that is born full-term at 40 weeks and weighs 5 1/2 pounds and above.
  • To provide moms with the support they need to be physically healthy, emotionally healthy, and self sufficient.