Anna Jaques Hospital

Taking a Stand Against Substance Abuse--Giving Every Baby the Best Start

“Anna Jaques Hospital will expand Social Work Case Manager hours and activities with substance-using/addicted mothers to include the pre-natal and post-natal care periods, with the goals of educating mothers about substance use and the harm it causes to the unborn child, providing one-on-one support to mothers, encouraging mothers to engage with treatment or other prevention resources, and facilitate connection to perinatal support and resources.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Newburyport, MA
AMOUNT: $150,308 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017


LDA Builds Parents’ Confidence in Advocacy Skills

2018 marked the end of a three-year grant to the Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (“LDA”) for its Equitable Education Advocacy Program, which helps parents build their capacity to advocate for a child with a learning disability. Parents are often not sure what kinds of accommodations can help their child succeed in school, … Continued