Lawrence General Hospital

Navigating Women with Opioid Use Disorder through Pregnancy for Better Health Outcomes for Newborns

“Lawrence General Hospital will extend the services of its existing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) program to include service navigation and peer support for pregnant women with opioid use disorders (OUD). The project’s objectives are to conduct outreach to various health providers regarding the NAS program and referral processes; enroll pregnant women with OUD into the program; provide individualized service navigation and peer support; and help expectant mothers understand the Department of Children and Families’s expectations and rules for parents to maintain/regain custody of their soon-to-be newborn children.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Lawrence, MA
AMOUNT: $99,999 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


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