Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

3000-7050 - Family Support and Engagement

Account Description FY2008
House 2
3000-7050 Family Support and Engagement
For parenting and family support activities including targeted early literacy services to young children and families with identified risk factors; provided, that $1,000,000 shall be made available for matching grants to fund a Reach Out and Read program, to provide books to at-risk children through book distribution programs established in community health centers, medical practices, and hospitals for at-risk children; and provided further, that the funds distributed through the Reach Out and Read program shall be contingent upon a match of not less than $1 in private or corporate contributions for every $1 in state grant funding
9,455,694 9,455,694



City / Town
House 2
Reach Out and Read Statewide1,000,000
Grants for the Parent-Child Home Program to expand capacity Statewide3,000,000
Mass Family Networks Statewide5,395,694

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