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|Long Beach-Wilmington Best Babies Collaborative|
Mission: To Improve birth outcomes for perinatal families in the target zip codes of 90802, 90805, 90806, 90813, and 90744 by identifying gaps, coordinating services, and eliminating barriers and enhancing the capacity of the community to work together.
Vision: All pregnancies will lead to a healthy birth outcome through improved community awareness and utilization of perinatal support resources.
- Inspiring others to become involved
- Commitment to continuity of services
- Commitment to the collaborative process/consistency of involvement
The Long Beach - Wilmington Best Babies Collaborative efforts will be aimed at:
- Informing the community of the existence and mission of the collaborative
- Recruitment of agencies and programs to participate in the collaborative, in order to improve coordinated service delivery
- Addressing the disconnect as well as the gaps, by providing a system for coordination
- Individual Centralized Case Management with Public Health Nurse
- Centralized Case Management
- Health Education & Messaging
- Interconception Care
- Diabetes Management & Classes
- Community & Program Referrals
- Social Support
- Community Outreach
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City of Long Beach
Department of Health & Human Services
2525 Grand Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Ph: (562) 570-4272 Fax: (562) 570-4099
The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was established in 1906 to address public health and human service needs in the City of Long Beach. These services focus on the promotion of wellness and the prevention of communicable disease.
Long Beach - Wilmington BBC Partners
|Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services |
2525 Grand Avenue Long Beach, CA 90815 (562) 570-4060
|Pam Shaw |
Nursing Services Officer
BBC Administrative Support
|Long Beach Memorial Medical Center-Sweet Success Program |
2801 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach, CA 90815 (562) 595-7930
The mission of the California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program (CDAPP) is health education, health promotion and disease prevention directed towards improving outcomes for women who have pre-existing or gestational diabetes.
|Cathy Fagen, MA, RD Coordinator |
Perinatal Outreach Education Programs
Medical Social Worker
|St. Mary Medical Center - Families in Good Health |
411 E. 10th Street, Suite 207 Long Beach, CA 90813
FIGH provides a variety of health and social service programs designed to serve the Southeast Asian community and Latino community in Long Beach.
|Wilmington Community Clinic |
1009 N. Avalon Blvd. Wilmington, CA 90744 (310) 549-5760
WCC is a private non-profit family practice community clinic offering quality and affordable medical services for those who might otherwise go without health care.
|Vanilla Brooks Nurse Practitioner |
|The Children's Clinic, Serving Children and Their Families |
2801 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach, CA 90806 (562) 933-0430
TCC is a non-profit community clinic that provides comprehensive medical health care services, health education and health promotion to families of the greater Long Beach area.
|Elisa Nicholas, MD |
Chief Operations Officer
|St. Mary Medical Center - Mary Hilton Family Clinic |
1050 Linden Avenue Long Beach, CA 90813 (562) 591-9035
The mission of St Mary Medical Center OB Clinic is committed to provide prenatal services for women in the Long Beach community who are low income underserved and disadvantaged. By providing medical, education, nutrition and psychosocial support to ensure optimal pregnancy outcomes. In a way that both givers and receivers of care experience god's love and compassion.
|Eleanor Cochran |
OB Clinic Manager
Medical Social Worker
Perinatal Health Educator
OB Office Manager
|Latino Diabetes Prevention and Management Program |
Miller Family Health Education Center
3820 Cherry Avenue Long Beach, CA 90807 (562) 570-7900
The Latino Diabetes Prevention and Management Program is a diabetes self-management and social support program for Spanish speaking adults with diabetes and their family members.
|Laurie Gruschka |
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