• The Council and the Administration will allocate $4 million to support the Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP), a proven model for better birth outcomes.
  • The Council provided $800,000 to providers to create a dedicated fund for access to contraceptives, including long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) that incorporate culturally relevant counseling, focus on patient choice, and integrate age and developmentally-appropriate support for young people who seek it out- CBOs that received funding in FY2017 will continue to receive funding in FY 2018.
  • In FY18, the Council provided $500,000 to providers to secure the rights of youth in foster care, juvenile detention and other government-operated and/or –regulated youth facilities to access comprehensive, LGB and TGNC-inclusive health care.
  • The Council will continue to work to provide all women in New York City with free access to birth control, including City workers who are currently in “grandfathered” plans