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File #: 40643    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) to accept a grant and sign an agreement with Adams County for the federally administered Maternal, Infant, and Early Child Home Visiting (MIECHV) program to support the PHMDC Nurse Family Partnership
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/28/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 11/17/2015 Final action: 11/17/2015
Enactment date: 11/20/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00876
Title: Authorizing Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) to accept a grant and sign an agreement with Adams County for the federally administered Maternal, Infant, and Early Child Home Visiting (MIECHV) program to support the PHMDC Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program.
Sponsors: Matthew J. Phair
Fiscal Note
This resolution amends the Public Health 2015 operating budget to reflect the acceptance of federally administered grant to support the Nurse Family Partnership Program. For the remainder of 2015 the anticipated grant amount is $28,205.50 in 2015, the budget will be amended accordingly. The 2016 anticipated amount is $84,616.50, the 2016 budget will be amended to reflect this change. The resolution has no impact on the levy.
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Authorizing Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) to accept a grant and sign an agreement with Adams County for the federally administered Maternal, Infant, and Early Child Home Visiting (MIECHV) program to support the PHMDC Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program.
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Preamble: PHMDC has been providing services through the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program since 2012. NFP is an evidenced-based home visitation program that focuses on vulnerable mothers pregnant with their first child. Each mother is partnered with a nurse early in the pregnancy and receives ongoing home nurse visits until the child’s second birthday. It is in a first pregnancy that there is the best chance to promote and teach positive health and development behaviors between a mother and her baby.

The NFP program is a complement to the other PHMDC administered maternal and child home visiting program, Perinatal Care Coordination (PNCC) services because it offers clients and nurses the opportunity to work on long-term goals beyond the pregnancy-developing parenting skills, having healthy relationships, and planning their family and work lives.

MIECHV funding has been administered by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCFS) since 2012 and has supported five different evidence-based home visiting programs throughout Wisconsin, including Nurse Family Partnership. Until this year, Dane County has not been eligible to receive MIECHV funding. Starting with the October 2015-September 2016 funding cycle, the criteria determ...

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