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


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued