TAMPA, Fla. – (Dec. 18, 2014) – The University Area Community Development Corporation (UACDC) has partnered with Barefoot Birth to bring prenatal services to the University Area every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The bus is stationed next to the University Area Community Center Complex’s playground located at 14013 N. 22nd Street.
As Tampa’s first mobile prenatal care unit, the Barefoot Bus is staffed by licensed midwives providing general prenatal checkups, bimonthly examinations and lab work to women with low-risk pregnancies in lower-income neighborhoods. Services are available to everyone, regardless of insurance status or ability pay, and families who qualify for Medicaid will also receive assistance with their applications.
For more information or to make an appointment for the Barefoot Bus, please contact Charlie Rae Young at 813-944-9120. For information on additional services available at the UACDC, please call 813-558-5212.
The University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. (UACDC) is a 501(c)(3) public/private partnership whose mission is children and family development, crime prevention and commerce growth. Its primary focus is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida. The UACDC was named Nonprofit of the Year for Public and Societal Benefit by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in 2011 and 2012. It is headquartered in the University Area Community Center Complex, owned by Hillsborough County and operated by the UACDC, which is located at 14013 North 22nd Street in Tampa. For more information about UACDC, please visit http://www.uacdc.org, or call 813.558-5212.