• In FY17, the Council and the Administration allocated $4 million to expand the Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP), a proven model for better birth outcomes, for first-time parents and their children.
  • 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 supportfor young people who seek it out.
  • In FY17, 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
  • The Council will also continue its support of a stand-alone LARC fund, advocating to baseline and expand this funding in FY18.