Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–651.05a. First Time Mothers Home Visiting Pilot Program.

(a)(1) DOH shall award a competitive grant in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to a home visiting provider to support the development of a pilot program that provides evidence-based home visiting services exclusively to eligible first-time mothers in the District.

(2) The grant issued in accordance with the subsection shall be limited to a home visiting provider that receives at least $500,000 of its funding from private sources.

(3) In Fiscal Year 2022, DOH shall provide an amount not to exceed $150,000 to the home visiting provider who was awarded the competitive grant pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection.

(b) For the purposes of this section, the term "eligible first-time mother" means a pregnant woman preparing to give birth to her first child who has enrolled in the pilot program prior to their 28th week of pregnancy and:

(1) Has an individual income that is less than 60% of the area median income for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area according to the statistics of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; or

(2) Is eligible for Medicaid.