Give your baby a Healthy Start.

Palmetto Healthy Start is a member of the national Healthy Start initiative, a free program that encourages moms-to-be to begin prenatal care as soon as they become pregnant.

Our team will support you throughout your pregnancy and through your child's second birthday. Enroll in Palmetto Healthy Start today and give your baby the healthy start he or she deserves!

Our free program is available to pregnant teens in Richland County, and women living in Lexington or Sumter counties.

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Our Services

Palmetto Healthy Start services include:

  • Childbirth education classes
  • Breastfeeding classes
  • Pregnancy classes
  • Case management
  • Social workers
  • Assistance finding emergency services 
  • Support groups 
  • Fatherhood initiative

Contact Us

Palmetto Healthy Start
Physical address: 1333 Taylor St., Suite 4-H, Columbia, SC 29201
Mailing address: PO Box 2266, Columbia, SC 29202-2266

Phone: 803-296-3780 or 888-788-4367
Fax: 803-296-3790

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Kimberly R. Alston, Director

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