Long Beach-Wilmington Best Babies Collaborative


The Long Beach-Wilmington Best Babies Collaborative LB-W-Logo(LB-W BBC) is a cooperative project of six community agencies working together to improve birth outcomes for families in Long Beach and Wilmington (Zip Codes 90802, 90805, 90806, 90813, and 90744). The LB-W BBC provides intensive case management to 140 pregnant and new mothers.

Recruitment information in English and Spanish.

Referral Form

Community Services:

Chit Chat Hour: gives moms of young children the chance to discuss health topics. See flyer in English. Get Moving!: provides YMCA access to low-income diabetics. See flyer in English and Spanish.

North Long Beach Walking Club: brings together community members to exercise together. See flyer (in both English and Spanish).

Learn More:
Article on LB-W BBC's fitness promotion efforts (Page 3) here. LB-W BBC featured in First 5 LA's Monday Morning Report.


To improve birth outcomes for perinatal families in the target zip codes of 90802, 90805, 90806, 90813, and 90744 by identifying gaps, coordinating services, and eliminating barriers and enhancing the capacity of the community to work together.

All pregnancies will lead to a healthy birth outcome through improved community awareness and utilization of perinatal support services.

Creativity, communication, inspiring others to become involved, commitment to continuity of services, and commitment to the collaborative process/consistency of involvement.

Teresa Nikoletich (562) 570-4272