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Santa Clara County Black Infant Health Program

LOCATION: San Jose, CA, U.S.A.


FOCUS AREA: Children / Families, Health Care Delivery, Public Health, Race / Ethnicity

HEALTH EQUITY INITIATIVES: In response to the tragic low birth weights experienced throughout California among African American women, the Black Infant Health program is one of 17 jurisdictions in existence funded by the California Department of Health Services Maternal and Child and Health Branch and the SCC Public Health Department. The Program offers extensive case management, social support, and health education to pregnant African American pregnant women with children 0-1 years of age and their families.

BIH offers clients free 8-week Social Supprt and Empowerment Classes, 6-week Afrocentric Parenting Classes, 8-week Role of Men Fathers Program, monthly home visits from a nurse and community worker, and "Storks Nest" incentive programs for participating clients.
Visit this organization's Web site:

Beverley White-Macklin
Program Coordinator

Santa Clara County Black Infant Health Program
614 Tully Rd
San Jose, CA 95111

Phone number: (408) 494-7403