Thursday, July 2, 2015
NYCT Grant Will Build Capacity for Child Welfare
The Collaborative for Children and Families (CCF) announced that it received a grant of $100,000 from the New York Community Trust. The grant will allow CCF to improve quality of care and save costs for the child welfare sector by identifying and sharing proven practices.
CCF was formed to respond to many changes in New York’s Medicaid system. Experts agree that children need thorough solutions to live healthier, fuller lives, rather than isolated efforts, The grant from the New York Community Trust taps CCF’s vast expertise in child welfare, mental health, and education programs in order to improve health outcomes. Specifically, The Trust’s support will help CCF to create an extensive database of services, develop strategies for cross-agency collaboration and integration, create economies of scale for administrative functions, and hold a forum to build awareness of best practices....