The Plan of Safe Care offers wrap-around services providing continuous care for moms, babies, families and caregivers with education, support, and health promotion utilizing three components:

  1. Pregnancy Medical Home

  2. Hospital-Based Services

  3. The PEDI Clinic & Referral Form

The plan uses the three components to:

  • Increase screening for mental health, substance abuse, intimate partner violence

  • Increase engagement with home visitation services, including Nurse-Family Partnership, Healthy Start, Healthy Families, and Seeking Safety

  • Increase initiation and utilization of Plans of Safe Care

  • Increase the number of children that are able to safely remain with their parents

  • Increase community collaboration, education, and coordination of multidisciplinary services

  • Increase access to resources, services and education for mom, baby and all caregivers


Funding is provided by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners,  Eckerd Connects,
Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions, and support from Mary Lee's House.

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