Collaboration and Outreach

  • Local agency Breastfeeding Coordinator contact information. We can use MI-WIC to find your team.
    • Be sure that you are listed as the BF Coordinator for your local agency. Note: This can only be done by the WIC Coordinator. The steps to add the BFC role are Admin > User Setup > LA Roles > Select staff member, add/remove roles (including BFC roles) > Save
    • Breastfeeding Coordinator Contact Information
  • Regional LC Contact Information
  • WIC Materials Available to our Maternal Child Health Partners
  • Coffective Community Match 
    • Join the movement
      • Community Match is an online platform that helps organizations identify, learn about, and connect with other organizations who share similar goals and interests. If you have not already done so, join our movement or invite your community partners to start building collaborative relationships!
    • Community Coordination Coaching
      • Ready to take your partnerships to the next level? Indicate your interest in personalized coaching support today! Coaching calls will focus on:
        • Encouraging your successes while prioritizing your goals and challenges regarding agency projects.
        • Strategies to connect and build relationships with organizations you wish to work in partnership with.
        • Breastfeeding resources and tools available, including ways to utilize Coffective materials.
        • Steps to improve referrals and build client caseload.
        • Getting started with collaborative activities of interest (i.e.- provider engagement, starting a breastfeeding coalition, co-hosting community events, co-teaching infant feeding classes, etc.).
        • Calls are free and flexible to your schedule.
    • How We Did It
      • Share your stories of lessons learned to provide insight and ideas so other organizations can replicate your success!
      • Explore other organizations and how they are collaborating with their community partners! Organizations have already started sharing their amazing work:
        • Infusing Peer-to-Peer Support & Traditional Lactation Care in the Prenatal Clinic
        • Integrating WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor into Birthing Center Night Shift
        • A New Kind of Hospital Tour: Invite Community Partners!
        • Development of an Inclusive Task Force
        • Using Subcommittees to Grow Coalition Participation
        • Moms Listen to Doctors: Engaging Providers to Support Breastfeeding & Align Prenatal Education
  • Focus Groups (coming soon)