Women's Health Branch: Contacts

General Branch Details

Physical Address:
5601 Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609

M: Division of Public Health
Women’s Health Branch
5601 Six Forks Road
1929 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1929

P: (919) 707-5700
F: (919) 870-4827
E: Branch
H: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Women's Health Branch Teams

Women's Health Regional Consultant Teams

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 Nurses (PDF, 132 KB) - 02/10/21

To assure statewide coverage, responsibility for providing technical assistance, monitoring, and support for Women’s Health programmatic requirements and questions related to clinical practice has been split among the Branch's nurse consultants. These nurse consultants comprise a State Family Planning Nurse Consultant, a State Maternal Health Nurse Consultant, and five Regional Nurse Consultants which includes a Regional Nurse Consultant Supervisor. These nurse consultants have resources to support local public health agencies and to answer your questions.

 Social Workers (PDF, 174 KB) - 03/03/21

There are four Women's Health Regional Social Work Consultants available to assist local provider agencies with consultation, training, and technical assistance on providing supportive services and care management for women and families. They can respond to questions related to basic family needs such as housing, transportation, food, education, and other important issues such as family violence, substance abuse and behavioral health. They also work directly with Pregnancy Care Management providers. The state Pregnancy Care Management Program Manager leads the Regional Social Work Consultant team and coordinates public health social work consultation and training efforts statewide.

The Women's Health Branch also has a Clinical Social Work Consultant who provides guidance to the Branch on responses to psychosocial issues in women's health, such as depression, violence against women, and substance use. The Clinical Social Work Consultant also provides consultation and training for the Health and Behavior Intervention (HBI) providers and for the High Risk Maternity Clinic Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs).

 Nutritionist

The Nutrition Program Consultant for the Women's Health Branch contributes to the development, planning, administration and evaluation of nutrition policy and programs for women of child bearing age in North Carolina. Particular attention is given to overcoming the cultural diversity, health disparity and environmentally related barriers of good nutrition for good health. Current priorities include promoting healthy weight, multivitamin consumption, breastfeeding, and managing gestational diabetes. The Nutritionist can be reached at (919) 707-5700.

N.C. Sickle Cell Syndrome Program Directories

  • Regional Educators and Community-Based Organizations Directory (PDF, 128 KB)
    • The Sickle Cell Syndrome Program has nine educator counselors and one community-based center with offices located across the state that work to:
      • facilitate the retesting of newborns who are presumed to have sickle cell disease according to their newborn screen;
      • provide case management services to sickle cell disease clients;
      • provide counseling services to individuals who have an unusual hemoglobin trait such as sickle cell trait, and
      • conduct education and presentations on sickle cell disease to the public, health care providers, clients, churches, schools, and civic groups.
  • Comprehensive Sickle Cell Medical Centers Directory (PDF, 390 KB)

For Accessibility / Alternate Access to Web Information

At this time, most Women’s Health Branch information should be accessible via screen readers and other accessibility tools. If you need an alternative means of access to any information on the Women’s Health Branch Web site please contact us via email or the phone number listed above. Let us know the nature of your accessibility issue, the Web address of the requested information, and your contact information.

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Last Modified: 06-21-2021