Colorado Department of Health and Environment, Maternal and Child Health Program. 2010. Affordable Care Act Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Statewide needs assessment—Colorado. [Denver, CO]: Colorado Department of Health and Environment, Maternal and Child Health Program, 63 pp.
Annotation: This assessment is Colorado's response to the legislative requirement for receiving FY 2010 Affordable Care Act Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program funding. This funding is available through the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Grant program, which is part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The program is intended to help states respond to the needs of children and families in communities at risk in order to improve health and developmental outcomes for children through the implementation of evidence-based home visitation programs. Topics include a data report, quality and capacity of existing early childhood home visiting initiatives/programs in the state, and state capacity for providing substance abuse treatment and counseling services to individuals and families in need.
Contact: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South, Denver, CO 80246, Telephone: (303) 692-2000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 886-7689 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe Available from the website.
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