RESOURCES

Nurturing the Future: Black Maternal Health and Early Childhood Resources

Discover a comprehensive directory of local resources specifically curated for expectant African American moms and their little ones. From prenatal care to postpartum support, and early childhood education to parenting guidance, this page is your go-to destination for accessing the essential tools and services that celebrate and prioritize the well-being of our Black families. Together, let's create a healthier and brighter future for our community!

WILDER FOUNDATION

The mission of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is to promote the social welfare of persons resident or located in the greater Saint Paul metropolitan area by all appropriate means.

Offering:
Mental Health & Wellness Services
Telehealth Mental Health Services
Childcare & Preschool
Healthy Aging & Caregiving Services
Supportive Housing Services
Direct Housing Assistance Program
Rai$e: A Guaranteed Income Program
Community Equity Program
Meeting Space Rental
Eviction Prevention Program 

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HEALTHY BLACK PREGNANCIES

Healthy Black Pregnancies' purpose is to improve birth outcomes for native born African American parents, by addressing some of the largest risks to healthy births—low birth weight, and cultural, community, and family challenges. We provide access to Integrated Care, including health, housing, social services, chemical dependency Family-Oriented Services: outreach, drop-in moms’ meetings, father programs/services, storytelling, screenings, care planning, referrals & follow-ups. 

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SAINT PAUL COLLEGE BOUND

This new program, CollegeBound Saint Paul, will help provide a pathway to a brighter future for both families and the city. The purpose of the program is to connect families and their children to early childhood resources as well as financial education and tools to be financially healthy.

Children and families will have the opportunity to receive more money in their accounts through bonuses. They can earn bonuses by logging into the Savings Portal for the first time, reaching milestones, participating in early childhood programs, and using financial capability resources provided by the City and community organization partners. 

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LITTLE MOMENTS COUNT

Little Moments Count is a statewide movement to help parents and the community understand the importance of talking, playing, reading and singing early and often with children. They are a collaborative of organizations working to help increase parent and community interaction with babies and children.

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LEAP PEDIATRIC

Leap Pediatric and Adolescent Care provides primary care for babies, children, and young adults so they can be healthy, thrive, and leap forward.

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WOMEN'S ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT (WESA)

The Women's Economic Security Act (WESA) strengthens workplace protections and flexibility for pregnant and lactating employees, expands employment opportunities for workers in high-wage, high-demand occupations and reduces the gender pay gap through increased enforcement of equal pay laws.

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ME AND MY BABY BAG

This free transformative learning kit designed to empower caregivers and nurture the growing minds and brains of children. This portable on-the-go kit offers families resources to support early childhood development.

Request yours today! Email aabcprojects@wilder.org 

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IRTHAPP

The only app where you can find prenatal, birthing, postpartum and pediatric reviews of care from other Black and brown women. The #1 “Yelp-like” platform for the pregnancy and new motherhood journey, made by and for people of color. Search doctor and hospital reviews from your community! Leave a review today to help inform and protect others!

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  • Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
    451 Lexington Parkway North
    Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
  • 651-280-2424
    aabcprojects@wilder.org

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