Kimberly Lott-Jones named Program Manager of Healthy Start Program at Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive He
Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center is thrilled to announce the promotion of Kimberly Lott-Jones to Program Manager of it’s Healthy Start Program. Originally funded under the authority of Section 301 of the Public Health Services Act, Healthy Start has been authorized by Congress as a part of the Children’s Health Act of 2000 and is located within HRSA. The program is designed to identify and develop community based systems approaches to reducing infant mortality by 50% over a five-year period and to improve the health and well-being of women, infants, children and their families.
Kimberly formerly served as Community Development Manager for Healthy Start, where she was responsible for developing and supervising community advocacy and public relations along with securing supportive services and resources to assist in achieving the overall mission of the program.
She earned her Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and is a proud native of Canton, Mississippi. Currently, there are 100 federally-funded Healthy Start projects located in in the United States, and five main types of Healthy Start grants; Perinatal Health, Border Health, Interconceptional Care, Perinatal Depression and Family Violence. The Jackson-Hinds Healthy Start Program is the first project housed in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in the state.