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AI- 4588   4. B. 3.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 08/27/2013  
Nurse Family Partnership Grant - Amendment Two
Submitted By: Dina Chavez, Health Department
Department: Health Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider Amendment Two to contract between the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for the Texas Nurse-Family Partnership Program in the amount of $590,335, for the period of September 30, 2013 to September 29, 2014; authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.
BACKGROUND
The contract introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses through a home visitation program that starts during 28 weeks of pregnancy. This nurse-led maternal health and home visitation program partners low-income, first-time moms with maternal and child health nurses.  Resulting in a trusted relationship that gives these moms the support they need to have a healthy pregnancy, improve their child’s health and development, and become more economically self-sufficient.
DISCUSSION
The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District is in receipt of Amendment Two No. HHSC 529-12-0066-00005B with HHSC to provide funding for a nurse-led maternal health and home visitation program to improve pregnancy outcomes, child health and development, reduce child abuse and neglect, reduce domestic violence among participants and improve family economic self-sufficiency and stability. Amendment extends termination date to September 29, 2014 and provides a FY14 contract Budget in the amount of $590,335.00.

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Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
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Texas Nurse-Family Partnership - Amendment Two

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