The Delta Health Alliance

Helping Families

Delta Health Alliance initiatives aimed at helping families focus on improving women’s health, promoting quality neo-natal services, ensuring healthier babies, strengthening family resilience, increasing parent resources, and improving school readiness.

Delta Home Visiting

This is DHA’s comprehensive initiative to directly address our region’s high rates of infant mortality and poor maternal and infant outcomes. We have received funding for this initiative from several sources to provide coverage in Holmes, Humphries, Leflore, and Sunflower counties. The project now reaches more than 700 families. Over the last year, participating women in the program have fewer low
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Girl Scouts in the Delta

Hiking, gardening, community service… and cookies. Don’t forget the cookies. “Those things make me want to be a girl scout,” said Tiana Minton, a 10-year-old Carver Elementary School student. “I really like it that the Girl Scouts do things to help our community. The things I learn, I can use the rest of my life.” Through the Roosevelt Neighborhood Association
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Universal Parenting Place

Delta Health Alliance opened the Delta’s first Universal Parenting Place (UPP) in the newly renovated wing of the Leland Medical Clinic on June 1, 2017, through a partnership with the Memphis-based ACE Awareness Foundation. The Universal Parenting Place is a safe and secure space for parents to use with their children. They can talk, read books, do homework, play
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