Health Service Region 1 Maternal and Child Health


Maternal and Child Health

Title V Population~Based Program


  • Certified inspection station for child passenger safety.
  • Conduct and/or assist with activities for the prevention of child abuse, child injury and fatality, infant mortality, teen pregnancy, childhood obesity, and suicide in youth.
  • Conduct outreach and public awareness for Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking.
  • Provider of continuing education for certified Community Health Workers.
  • Providers of suicide prevention programs: ASK (ask about suicide to save a life) and QPR (question persuade refer).
  • Participate in and support South Plains and Panhandle Child Fatality Review Teams.
  • Health and safety programs for migrant and farmworker families in the South Plains and refugee families in the Panhandle.
  • Provide the Community Training for “Safe Sleep for Babies.”

Region 1 Staff Contact Information:


Taiya Jones, LBSW
Program Specialist
Certified as Community Health Worker Instructor and Child Passenger Safety Technician

6302 Iola Ave.
Lubbock, Texas 79424
(806) 783-6481 address               


LaViza Matthews
Program Specialist
Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician

300 Victory Drive
Canyon, TX 79016


Resource Guides - Updates Available

Resource for Healthy Pregnancies and Infants (PDf-877k)
Suicide Prevention (PDF-320k)
Tobacco Prevention and control (PDF-1,000k)

Other relative DSHS sites:
Regional and Local Services


External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Department of State Health Services. These links may also not be accessible to persons with disabilities.

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Last updated August 3, 2016