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New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative

For Doulas by Doulas.

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About

The New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative (NJDLC) is committed to addressing maternal & child health disparities, empowering maternal health advocates, and consciously including doulas in the conversation and work to create systemic change for babies, families, and communities throughout New Jersey, through:

  • Community Outreach, Engagement & Collaboration

  • Doula Credentialing & Billing Support

  • Doula Support, Mentorship & Supervision

  • NJDLC Advisory Board & Workgroups

  • Workforce Development, Training & Technical Assistance

 

The New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative (NJDLC) strives to advocate for:

  • A thriving doula community (independent and group practitioner)

  • Equitable doula compensation & reimbursement

  • Collective Impact - Ensuring that:

    • Doula voices are consistently included and heard.

    • Doulas are consciously integrated into legislation and health care plan teams.

    • Doulas' presence is seen and valued

The New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative (NJDLC) is committed to addressing maternal & child health disparities, empowering maternal health advocates, and consciously including doulas in the conversation and work to create systemic change for babies, families, and communities throughout New Jersey, through:

  • Community Outreach, Engagement & Collaboration

  • Doula Credentialing & Billing Support

  • Doula Support, Mentorship & Supervision

  • NJDLC Advisory Board & Workgroups

  • Workforce Development, Training & Technical Assistance

 

The New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative (NJDLC) strives to advocate for:

  • A thriving doula community (independent and group practitioner)

  • Equitable doula compensation & reimbursement

  • Collective Impact - Ensuring that:

    • Doula voices are consistently included and heard.

    • Doulas are consciously integrated into legislation and health care plan teams.

    • Doulas' presence is seen and valued

HealthConnect One is the national leader in advancing equitable, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and early parenting. We would like to acknowledge our appreciation for all of the communities and partners that HC One has collaborated with since 1986 that have contributed to our shared wisdom and the development of our training curriculum.

Our 
Mission

The NJ Doula Learning Collaborative provides New Jersey doulas with billing support, education, training and workplace development in service of birth equity.

Our
Vision 

The New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative (NJ DLC) strives to advocate for a thriving doula community (independent and group practioners), who are equitably compensated, have ease with Medicaid reimbursement, and have a sustainable career that mitigates high turnover. 

Our Team

Meet Our Team

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Jodi Green
NJ DLC Executive Director 

Jodi Green, CLD, CBE is the NJDLC Executive Director. She is a birth and postpartum doula, reproductive health educator, childbirth educator and doula trainer with Community Doulas of South Jersey. She has served families in NJ, PA, and DE as an active doula for over 20 years. Jodi makes it her personal goal to offer the information, education, and support parents' need to make their own informed choices in birth and parenting.

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Tamiya Griffin 
NJ DLC Director of Programming

Tamiya Griffin, BS, CD, PMH-C is the NJDLC Director of Programing. She is a New Jersey native and mom of 5. She has worked in the Perinatal and Reproductive field for the last 9 years doing work related to Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Mental Health, Birth Equity, Teen Pregnancy Prevention and more. Tamiya’s love and passion for motherhood has translated to her becoming a Birth and Postpartum Doula, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Advocate, and certified in Perinatal Mental Health.

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Daña Drinkard
NJ DLC Administrative Assistant

Daña Drinkard is an administrative professional with advanced experience in graphic design, event planning, customer service, UX Design, and coding. She is joining HealthConnect One as our New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative (NJ DLC) Administrative Assistant.

Resources

 Here you'll find contract templates, community resources and so much more! 

Office Hours

Office Hours

For doulas who need support with

Medicaid billing/credentialing

or are in need of general support.

Mondays: 11:30am to 1:30pm EST

Wednesdays: 1:00pm to 3:00pm EST

New Jersey Doula Learning Collaborative 

407 W. State St.

Trenton, NJ 08618

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