HealthConnect One is the national leader in advancing respectful, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting.
Our vision is to see every baby, mother, and family thrive in a healthy community. We work for equity in maternal and child health, because we believe healthy births are the cornerstone of healthy communities.
We train community health workers, or lay health promoters, who make a personal commitment to improving the health of their own community.
We co-create programs with organizations and groups, leveraging the power of peer support to advance health equity for moms, babies and families. We work together to incorporate trained community health workers into paid positions in outreach, health education and community health advocacy programs.
We mobilize diverse stakeholders to build for policies and programs that improve maternal and child health in communities of color and low-income communities.
Our approach helps to strengthen and transform communities over time.
Preventable and unjust inequities in infant mortality, prenatal care, maternal and child development, and other birth outcomes based on privilege and race are produced by range of systematic oppressions through unjust policies. HC One understands the necessity of cultural competency and addresses these unjust policies by partnering with various stakeholders of maternal health in creation of community-led interventions and programs.