State Coalitions

Florida Community Breastfeeding State Coalitions & Taskforces

FBC encourages every county or geographical area in Florida to have a Breastfeeding Coalition or Taskforce working collaboratively with the hospitals, government agencies and the community to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. For further information visit:

Basic Information on Starting a Coalition or Taskforce

Regions

Regions

North West Region

Northwest

Organization Name Breastfeed Bay Coalition

webpage or social media link https://www.facebook.com/Breastfeedbay/

City/Town Panama City

State/Province Florida

Contact Email Address april.wisdom@us.af.mil

Phone Number 850-283-7100

North Central Region

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Organization Name Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition

Address 329 Carr Lane

City/Town Tallahassee

ZIP/Postal Code 32312

County Leon

Contact Email Address Heidi.Chavers@tmh.org

Phone Number 850-933-2254

Organization Name Lake County Breastfeeding Task Force

Address 249 E. Collins Street

City/Town Umatilla

ZIP/Postal Code 32784

County Lake

Contact Email Address jennifer.bacon@flhealth.gov

Phone Number(352) 459-1964

Organization Name Pasco-Hernando Breastfeeding Taskforce  

Webpage or social media link https://www.facebook.com/Pasco-Hernando-Breastfeeding-Taskforce-316098358403226/#

Address 11379 Lagorce Ave

City/Town Spring Hill

ZIP/Postal Code 34609

County Hernando

Contact Email Address Felicia.Deluca@flhealth.gov

Phone Number 352-650-2257

North East Region

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Organization name Northeast Florida Breastfeeding Collaborative

Webpage http://nefhealthystart.org/for-women/breastfeeding/

Contact Email address heather_huffman@doh.state.fl.us

East Central

Coast Breastfeeding

Organization Name Space Coast Breastfeeding Coalition

webpage or social media link http://www.spacecoastbreastfeeding.com/

Address 1337 Centennial Way

City/Town Rockledge

ZIP/Postal Code 32955

County Brevard

Contact Email Address nursing8r@cfl.rr.com

West Central Region

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Organization Name Tampa Bay Breastfeeding Task Force

webpage or social media link  

https://www.facebook.com/TBBreastfeeding/

http://www.tbbreastfeeding.org/

County Pasco, Hillsborough, Pinellas

Contact Email Address TBBREASTFEEDING@GMAIL.COM

South West Region

Southwest

Organization name Breastfeeding Advocates of Sarasota County (BASC)

Webpage http://healthystartsarasota.org/basc/

Address The Glasser Schoenbaum Human Services Center

1750 17th Street, Building A

City Sarasota, FL

Zip 34234

County Sarasota

Phone: (941) 373-7070

South East Region

Southeast

Organization Name Breastfeeding Coalition of Palm Beach County

webpage or social media link www.pbcbreastfeeding.org

Address 2161 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 406 , c/o The Children’s Healing Institute

City/Town West Palm Beach

ZIP/Postal Code 33409

County Palm Beach

Email Address kwegner121@gmail.com

Phone Number (561) 655-6953

Southeast

Organization Name Broward County Breastfeeding Coalition

Webpage or social media link http://broward.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/community-health-planning-and-statistics/community-coalitions/index.html

Address 780 SW 24th Street

City/Town Fort Lauderdale

  • ZIP/Postal Code 33315
  • County Broward
  • Contact Email Address Esther.Singleton@flhealth.gov
  • Phone Number 954-467-4700 ext 4309

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