Safe Babies, Safe Moms

In Snohomish County

 

 

Helping Women and their Children

Become Healthier, Safer, and Self-Sufficient

 

A Collaboration since 2000 between:

      Evergreen Manor

            Catholic Community Services

                  Pacific Treatment Alternatives

 

 

Safe Babies, Safe Moms…

…is a comprehensive motivational case management program for women who are pregnant and/or parenting a child under the age of three years old.  This program provides and helps women obtain chemical dependency treatment, housing, family planning, behavioral health counseling, parenting educations, prenatal care, continued education, and job skills.  SBSM services are at no cost to the client and continue until the identified child turns three years of age.

 

 

SBSM Research Results

 

The Safe Babies, Safe Moms programs have been researched by the Research and Data Analysis (RDA) section of DSHS since the program’s inception.  RDA compared SBSM clients to other Medicaid women who were not in the program.

 

̃    The low birth weight rate for infants decreased by 66%.

̃    The rate of accepted CPS referrals decreased by 35%.

̃    Arrest rates for SBSM clients who participated in Chemical Dependency treatment decreased by more than 50%.

̃    Received Medicaid-paid family planning method – 67%

̃    Began more effective family planning methods – 34%

 

Eligibility

§         Pregnant and/or parenting a child up to three years old.

§         History of suspected alcohol and drug abuse.

§         Low income with DSHS medical coupon for mother and child.

 

 

 

Find Out More…

Safe Babies, Safe Moms

Targeted Intensive Case Management

1114 Pacific Avenue   Suite 108

Everett   WA   98201

Call (425) 259-7142, Extension 141

 

Safe Babies, Safe Moms is a working collaboration between:

Pacific Treatment Alternatives – Targeted Intensive Case Management program

Evergreen Manor – Chemical Dependency Treatment program

Catholic Community Services – Transitional Housing program

 

Safe Babies, Safe Moms is funded by the State of Washington Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, and by the United Way of Snohomish County.