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Family Foundations

Blueprints Program Rating: Promising

A universal prevention program to improve mother, child, and birth outcomes through promoting coparenting quality among couples who are expecting their first child.

Allocating State or Local General Funds

Funds may be obtained from prevention, health care organizations focused on healthy marriage, fatherhood, birth outcomes, postpartum depression, women's health, and child well-being.

Maximizing Federal Funds

Formula Funds:

  • Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant which funds public health activities aimed at supporting healthy pregnancy and early childhood may be a source of funding for Family Foundations.

Entitlement Funds:

  • Medicaid reimbursement (state by state) may be used. Some of the approaches used by states include: Negotiated rates with Medicaid funded managed care organizations, State Medicaid "Public Health" program, and State Medicaid "Perinatal Services" program.