By working with local physicians, mental health counselors, dentists, substance abuse programs and other healthcare professionals, we are able to deliver healthcare services to our maternity home clients. On-site services include: case management, transportation to healthcare related appointments and health related life skills education. Life skills classes include: Childbirth, Parenting, Personal Hygiene, Nutrition, Dental Hygiene, Anger Management and Family Planning.
2,685 nights of shelter were provided to pregnant women/parenting women and their children.
They enjoyed 8,055 nutritious meals;
And were provided 318 healthcare related case management/counseling sessions and 309 healthcare related trips to appointments.
14 Children were born;
86% of children born at healthy birth weights of 5 pounds 8 ounces or greater;
100% of children tested were born drug-free;
86% of children had 5 minute APGAR scores of 8 or more.
Case management and transportation to healthcare related appointments
Life Skills Education with emphasis on Parent Education, Family Planning, Healthy Living, and Nutrition
Support for clients with substance abuse issues
230 nights of shelter, 690 meals were provided to 25 women and 7 children. In addition, case management, transportation, material/financial assistance were provided these clients as they waited for admission to the Nussbaum Maternity Home.
359 nights of shelter, 1,077 meals were provided to 7 women and 8 children. Beds are available for mothers and children who have graduated from the Nussbaum Maternity Home program and are waiting for permanent housing to become available.
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