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AI- 5810   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 11/18/2014  
Texas Nurse-Family Partnership Program Grant FY15
Submitted By: Donna Rosson, Health Department
Department: 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, 2015 and provides a FY15 contract budget in the amount of $590,335 with a Local Match of $59,033 ($2,268.77 calculated as 5.042% of the County building rent, $11,828.07 calculated as 6.0345% of NFP portion of the City MIS allocation, and $11,187.29 calculated as 3.118% of the City Building Utilities).  The remaining balance of $33,748.87 to reach a 10% match will be funded as direct cash from Fund 13, Department 1353 (Clinical Programs) until a cost allocation plan is approved by Commissioners Court.  Total funding including local match is $649,368.

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