Case Management

The Help You Need, When You Need It.

We work with women who are pregnant and families with children less than 2 years of age to gain access to healthcare and other community services. MBHS encourages first trimester (week 1 – week 12) enrollment.

Case Management Brochure

Download our Case Management Brochure for more details.

Case Managers help:

    • Assess and determine the needs of individuals and families
    • Develop a plan of care to meet those needs
    • Assist in locating the nearest available resources or services
    • Link individuals and families to the services needed in their communities
    • Periodic follow-up to ensure the needs are being met

The MBHS Perinatal Case Management Program works to:

    1. Reduce infant death rates
    2. Reduce the incidence of low birth weight babies
    3. Help women have healthier babies
    4. Reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities in rates of infant mortality

We will help:

  • Access and determine the needs of individuals and families
  • Develop a plan of care to meet those needs
  • Assist and link individuals and families to available resources and services in their communities
  • Provide periodic follow-up to ensure the needs are being met

We work to:

  • Reduce infant death rates
  • Reduce the incidence of low birth weight babies
  • Help women have healthier babies
  • Reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities in rates of infant mortality
  • Promote women’s wellness
  • Support male involvement
  • Participate on various committees

We make referrals to organizations who provide:

  • Medical and Mental Health Care
  • Employment and Career development
  • Transportation to perinatal visits Family planning and parenting skills
  • Energy assistance
  • Higher education
  • Housing
  • Legal services
  • Income assistance
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Support services and counseling

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Missouri Bootheel Healthy Start does not replace any other program. You are eligible for services even if you are enrolled in other programs, including Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Supported in part by project H49MC05054 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Title V, Social Security Act)