Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

3000-7050 - Services for Infants and Parents




Account Description FY 2016
Spending
FY 2017
House 2
3000-7050 Services for Infants and Parents
For grants to provide coordinated family and community engagement services at the local level; provided, that services may include, but not be limited to, individual or community-wide early literacy activities, family education and engagement initiatives, coordination of services among community-based programs serving families, and collaborative activities among and between public schools or community-based early education and care providers and families; provided further, that family and community engagement activities funded through this item shall provide comprehensive support services for children ages birth to third grade through family support programming and referrals to comprehensive service providers; provided further, that the department shall, to the maximum extent feasible, coordinate services provided through this item with services provided through item 3000-7000 in order to ensure that parents receiving services through this item are aware of all opportunities available to them and their children through the department; provided further, that eligible recipients for the grants shall include, but not be limited to, family centers, regional school districts, educational collaboratives, the home-based, school readiness, and family support program known as the parent-child home program, head start programs, school readiness and family support programs, licensed child care providers, and child care resource and referral agencies; provided further, that the department shall take steps to streamline activities and programs funded through this item; and provided further, that funds may be expended for the home-based parenting, family literacy and school readiness program known as the parent-child home program
21,314,890 13,442,001

Transferred to 3000-1020.

 
 


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