Appendix B: Funded Programs by Strategic Plan Goals - Fiscal Year 2015 Print E-mail

Strategic Goal 1: Increase the number of children and pregnant women in good health.

Organization Program Name Description Amount
St. Joseph Hospital St. Joseph Health Partnership Continuation of funding for St. Joseph Hospital to provide prenatal, new parent, and breastfeeding classes for Spanish speaking women, and to provide in-home support for breastfeeding through the Paso a Paso Program $47,065
St. Joseph Hospital St. Joseph Health Partnership Continuation of funding for a Health Access Worker at St. Joseph Hospital to serve children age 0-5 and their families. $48,900
Humboldt County Public Health Branch Nurse Family Partnership Program Continuation of funding to assist Public Health with implementation of the Nurse Family Partnership program, and to support a half-time nurse home visitor for low income first time mothers in Humboldt County. $65,578
Redwood Community Action Agency TOOTH Program Continuation of funding for Redwood Community Action Agency to provide oral health educators to implement in-class tooth brushing activities and oral health education for preschool and early childhood programs in Humboldt County. $94,644
First 5 Humboldt initiative Small Grants/CLIF Annual allocation to support partnerships and linkages that address Strategic Plan goals. $3,429
First 5 Humboldt initiative Program Support Outside Consultant services assuring best practices in First 5 Humboldt funded programs. $5,500
First 5 Humboldt Evaluation Evaluation of First 5 Humboldt funded programs. $22,278
First 5 Humboldt initiative Safety Net Support Funding to support the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center to provide services to children age 0-5 and their parents. $12,129
First 5 Humboldt initiative Breastfeeding Support Funding to strengthen the capacity of local businesses to support breastfeeding employees and customers $4,298
First 5 Humboldt initiative Oral Health Project Partnership with Public Health to address the recommendations from the Children's Dental Health Strategic Plan for Humboldt County; Sept. 2012 $26,240
Total Strategic Goal 1 Funding: $330,059

Strategic Goal 2: Strengthen connections among parents, families and communities.

Organization Program Name Description Amount
City of Arcata Arcata Play Center Continuation of funding for playgroup activities for children age 0-5 and their families at the Arcata Play Center. $16,754
St. Joseph Hospital Blue Lake Community Resource Center Continuation of Family Resource Center programming for the 0-5 population, including support for playgroups, case management, and home-visiting in Blue Lake. $34,648
Discovery Museum Discovery Museum Continuation of funding for programming for children age 0-5, and providing scholarships to children from economically disadvantaged families. $14,792
Fortuna Elementary School Fortuna Playgroup Funding for providing playgroup activities for children age 0-5 and their families in the community of Fortuna $1,993
McKinleyville Community Services District McKinleyville Play Center Continuation of funding to support a play group for children age 0-5 and their families in McKinleyville. $13,624
McKinleyville Family Resource Center McKinleyville Family Resource Center Funding for operations to support work with families with children age 0-5 and pregnant women in the community of McKinleyville. $29,270
Manila Community Services District Manila Family Resource Center Funding for providing services that facilitate resilience in children age 0-5 and their families on the Samoa Peninsula. $18,025
Lost Coast Outpost Mattole Valley Resource Center Continuation of Family Resource Center programming for the 0-5 population, including support for a playgroup. $13,239
Southern Humboldt Unified School District Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center Continuation of support for playgroups for communities in Southern Humboldt, and work with parents to develop playgroups in their neighborhoods. $40,837
St. Joseph Hospital Willow Creek Community Resource Center Continuation of Family Resource Center programming for the 0-5 population, including family nights, playgroups, and community dinners. $32,132
Humboldt County Office of Education Inclusion Specialist Continuation of funding for an Inclusion Specialist to provide services in selected First 5 Humboldt playgroups by providing direct support in the form of child development & child rearing information to families, other caregivers, and program leaders. $91,093
Humboldt County Office of Education Children and Families Support Specialist Continuation of funding for a Child & Family Support Specialist and enhanced family services collaboration by coordinating the 0-8 Mental Health Collaborative.  Providing direct support in the form of child development, child rearing information to families, other caregivers, and program leaders participating in First 5 Humboldt funded programs. $116,680
City of Eureka FUN Play Center Continuation of funding to support a playgroup for children age 0-5 and their families in Eureka. $10,964
Eureka First Church of the Nazarene Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) Continuation of funding to cover the costs of child care workers, snacks, and crafts for the twice-monthly MOPS meetings at the Nazarene Church in Eureka. $4,579
Orleans Playgroup Continuation of funding and technical assistance to support a playgroup for children age 0-5 and their families in the community of Orleans. $2,936
St. Joseph Hospital Rio Dell Playgroup Funding to strengthen the playgroup and Family Resource Center's capacity to serve children age 0-5 within the community of Rio Dell. $3,070
Trinidad Union School District Trinidad Tots Playgroup Continuation of funding to support the playgroup for children age 0-5 and their families in Trinidad and neighboring Westhaven. $600
Arcata United Methodist Church Tiny Tots Playgroup Continuation of funding to support the playgroup for children age 0-5 and their families in Arcata. $2,846
Humboldt Community Access & Resource Center 211 Humboldt Continuation of funding to be used for outreach to parents of children age 0-5 through 211 Humboldt's phone referral system, and update data base information on the 211 Humboldt website/ Family & Children’s page. $10,000
Humboldt Community Access & Resource Center Women and Children's Fund In partnership with 211 Humboldt, provide small grants to address basic needs of young children. $5,000
First 5 Humboldt Evaluation Evaluation of First 5 Humboldt funded programs. $21,859
First 5 Humboldt initiative Program Support Outside Consultant services assuring best practices in First 5 Humboldt funded programs. $7,429
First 5 Humboldt initiative Small Grants/CLIF Annual allocation to support collaborative partnerships and linkages that address Strategic Plan goals. $10,224
First 5 Humboldt initiative Parent & Family Support Programs Training & Support Technical assistance to Parent & Family Support Programs; includes training, site visits, materials/equipment, and family-friendly events. $8,451
First 5 Humboldt initiative Safety Net Support Funding to support the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center to provide services to children age 0-5 and their parents. $37,339
First 5 Humboldt initiative Cultural Connections Project Funding to support the county-wide Cultural Proficiency Action Plan for those serving children age 0-5 and their families in the County of Humboldt $8,000
First 5 Humboldt initiative Playgroup Initiative $38,134
Total Strategic Goal 2 Funding: $594,518

Strategic Goal 3: Further quality child care and education for young children.

Organization Program Name Description Amount
County of Humboldt Humboldt County Library Continuation of a partnership with the Humboldt County Library to strengthen the Library's existing system for children age 0-5 and to build its capacity for serving isolated rural residents, families living in poverty, Latino and Native American populations. $51,065
Hoopa Tribe Hoopa School Readiness Funding to coordinate a playgroup for families with children ages  0 - 5. $5,560
KEET TV Ready To Learn Continuation of a partnership with KEET TV to enhance Parent & Family Support activities, and literacy outreach for young children throughout the County. $12,648
First 5 Humboldt Evaluation Evaluation of First 5 Humboldt funded programs. $22,286
First 5 Humboldt initiative Child Care Supports & Training Program Funding to support professional development, retain ECE professionals, and encourage entry into the field. $40,130
First 5 Humboldt initiative Small Grants/CLIF Annual allocation to support collaborative partnerships and linkages that address Strategic Plan goals. $4,907
First 5 Humboldt initiative Program Support Outside Consultant services assuring best practices in First 5 Humboldt funded programs. $20,875
Total Strategic Goal 3 Funding: $157,471
Grand Total of Funding for all three Strategic Goals - Calendar Year 2015: $1,082,048