Strong Start, Healthy Start

Baby with microscope, 'Strong Start, Endless Possibilities'

Strong Start | Healthy Start is an initiative of the Ingham County Health Department to enhance the health of African-American and Hispanic/Latinx families, and improve birth outcomes in Ingham County.  Through family support, parent coaching, education and case management, Healthy Start works to promote health and decrease infant deaths in our community.

Reflections for Fatherhood Virtual Conference
August 12, 2021 9AM-1PM

​Strong Start | Healthy Start is hosting a *FREE* virtual Fatherhood Conference to highlight the importance of dads in our work to improve birth outcomes in Ingham County! This event is open to dads, moms, community members, and partners. Save the date and join us for this exciting event as we relaunch our Dads Matter initiative!
Register now!

For more information about the Fatherhood Conference or our Dads Matter Initiative, contact Quintin Baptiste at

View our 2015 Annual Report by clicking on the image below.

For more information: (517) 887-4322

©2013 Strong Start | Healthy Start | A program of the Ingham County Health Department
Ingham County Health Department | 5303 S. Cedar Street | Lansing, MI 48909-7661

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant #H49MC24118. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.