4. B. 1.
Commissioners Court - Regular
Nurse Family Partnership Grant Renewal 2015
Donna Rosson, Health Department
Discuss and consider Amendment Three to a 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, 2014 to September 29, 2015; authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.
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.
The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District is in receipt of Amendment Three No. HHSC 529-12-0066-00005C 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 FY15 contract Budget in the amount of $590,335 with a Local Match of $79,551.70 through In-Kind from Salaries & Benefits ($39,510.11); Office Space ($29,493.70) and Computer Network Fees ($10,547.89) for $669,886.70 total funding.
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