Personalized Care for Pregnant Women and New Mothers

If you are pregnant or a mother facing challenges, it’s important to know that someone can help you. Arizona Health Start is here to help. Our home visitors can connect you with a variety of community organizations that provide health care, education, parenting resources, and application assistance for other programs. We will get to know you and your family, so we can help you get the resources you need. We understand your culture, because we live in your community. We also understand what you’re going through, because we’ve helped families just like yours.

If you are pregnant or have a child under the age of 2 and are interested in having additional support in accessing health care, education, or assistance programs, Arizona Health Start can help. The program is available throughout the state and is free for participants. Pregnant women and families with children enrolled in the program receive additional supports such as navigating access to prenatal care; family medical care; and assistance in applying for AHCCCS, WIC and other program that help you and your family thrive.

Benefits of Arizona Health Start:

  • You’ll gain access to appropriate prenatal care for pregnant women.
  • We provide access to appropriate family medical care.
  • We’ll give application assistance for AHCCCS, WIC and other programs.
  • Women will receive a health screening.
  • We provide developmental screenings for children ages birth to age two.

Eligibility Requirements of Arizona Health Start:

  • Must have primary residence located within the Contractor’s Program Site targeted service area.
  • Pregnant and/or postpartum women with children under the age of 2.
  • And one or more social risk factors.

How To Sign Up

  1. Select your county below to find the Arizona Health Start representative in your area.
  2. Email or call the representative and let him or her know you're interested. He or she will help you determine if you're eligible and give you more information about registering.

Select Your County

Apache County

Apache County Health Department

Laura Salazar

75 W. Cleveland #2A
St. Johns, AZ 85936

Phone: 928-337-7519

Cochise County

Cochise County Health Department

LaRae Swartz

4115 E. Foothills Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

Phone: (520) 803-3923

Coconino County

Coconino County Public Health Services District

Kathy Nez

2625 N. King Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Phone: (928) 608-6108

North Country Healthcare, Inc.

Pearl Santillan

2920 N. 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Phone: 928-774-8341

Gila County

San Carlos Apache Tribe

Jana Zospah, CHR

PO Box 0
San Carlos, AZ 85550

Phone: 928-475-1576

Maricopa County

Native Health Community Health Center

Daili Lister

4520 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Phone: (602) 279-5262 x 3451

Phone: (602) 279-5262 x 3315

Tempe Community Action Agency

Rosario Fuentes

2150 E. Orange St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

Phone: (480) 350-5877

Mohave County

Mohave County Health Department

JoBeth Giovarnardi

700 W. Beale Street
Kingman, AZ 86401

Phone: (928) 753-0743

Phone: (928) 753-0714

Navajo County

North Country Health Care

Deborah Lewis

2109 Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025

Phone: (928) 524-2851 x 3741

Pima County

Pima County Health Department

Victoria Altamirano

3950 S. Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85714

Eastside Office: 520- 724-3961

Santa Cruz County

Mariposa Community Health Center

Rosie Simpson

825 N. Grand Ave., Suite 100
Nogales, AZ 85621

Phone: 520-375-6050

Yavapai County

Yavapai County Community Health Services

Diane Knighton, R.N

1090 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305

Phone: (928) 442-5421

Carol Espinosa

1090 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305

Phone: (928) 442-5478

Yuma County

Yuma County Health Department

Joan Castillo

2200 W. 28th St. Ste 256
Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: 928-317-4540 x 34653