Did You Know? 

NHA community health centers accept most insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare. Health care assistance on a sliding fee scale is available for those who are underinsured or uninsured.

Healthy Start & Healthy Families

Healthy Start & Healthy Families Ohio is a health care coverage program for kids up to age 19, families, and pregnant women with limited income. Once eligible, families can have coverage for a variety of services to help keep them healthy and strong.

Healthy Start & Healthy Families can help your family with:

  • Regular Visits to the NHA doctor

  • Prevent serious illnesses by seeing your NHA doctor regularly

  • Reducing Emergency Room Visits

  • Find comprehensive health care coverage 

  • Happy Families can help your family stay happy, healthy and strong at NO COST.


Q: What is Healthy Start & Healthy Families?

A: Healthy Start is free health care coverage for kids from birth to age 19 and pregnant women who qualify based on family income. Healthy Families provides health care coverage at no cost for the entire family – parents and children. A family’s income will determine if they are eligible for Healthy Start or Healthy Families.

Q: What will it cost me?

A: Families meeting Healthy Start & Healthy Families income guidelines can get coverage at no cost.

Q: How do I apply?

A: See an NHA social work services staff member at any of our Locations or call 419.213.8613 to request an application and for additional information on this medical coverage program.

Q: What services are covered?

A: Healthy Start & Healthy Families covers:

  • Doctor Visits

  • Hospital Care

  • Immunizations

  • Substance abuse

  • Prescriptions

  • Vision services

  • Dental care

  • Mental health

  • and other services

Q: Can working families get health coverage through Healthy Start & Healthy Families?

A: Yes, more and more working families are getting health care coverage for the entire family through Healthy Families. 
A family’s size and income will determine if the family is eligible for Healthy Start for their kids or Healthy Families for the entire family. A portion of certain monthly expenses (e.g. child care, child support) is not counted as part of monthly income.


Cordelia Martin CHC and Daisy Smith Pediatrics

615 Division St.
Toledo, Ohio 43604
419.255.7883, ext. 111 OR 112

River East CHC

117 Main Street

Toledo, Ohio 43605

419.691.1322, ext. 314

NHA Pediatrics

1 Aurora Gonzalez Drive
Toledo, Ohio 43609

419.241.4230, ext. 200

South Side CHC

732 South Avenue

Toledo, Ohio 43609

419.241.6106, ext. 213

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