Parent Resources

The following is a list of helpful resources available to pregnant or postpartum women in Santa Rosa County.  This list is not meant to be all-inclusive.

Text4Baby

Get FREE messages each week on your cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year of life!  Click on the link to sign up.

Florida KidCare

Get assistance with health insurance for your child.  Apply to Florida KidCare to see if you qualify here.

Food Stamps and Other State Assistance

If you would like to apply for any state assistance such as food stamps, Medicaid, or other services, please follow this link to Access Florida.

*Important note: If you are applying for Medicaid because you are pregnant, go to the Santa Rosa County Health Department and ask for PEPW – Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women.  Do NOT register online!

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Nutrition Program

WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children.  It provides supplemental, nutritious foods, for low to moderate income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be a nutritional risk.  For more information about the WIC Nutrition Program, click here.

Pregnancy Resource Center

For more information about this organization, visit their website here.

Healthy Families Florida

Healthy Families Florida is a voluntary, community-based home visiting program that helps parents gain skills and knowledge to help their children grow up healthy, safe, nurtured, and ready to succeed in school.  The program also helps families gain self-sufficiency and access to health care and other support services they may need.  For more information about this program, click on the link here.

Early Learning Coalition

The purpose of the Early Learning Coalition of SRC is to provide a seamless system of care in which children receive the high quality school readiness services necessary for optimal cognitive, emotional, social and physical development, with the necessary linkage to screening and assessments, health care, and support for parents.  To learn more about ELC, click here.