Congratulations to our Innovation Fund partners! We had a great time at the Science-Based Innovation Training and Workshop delving into the IDEAS Framework. Learn more about the framework and how our partners are using it to design and adapt their programs.
For National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, we asked toxicologist Shirlee Tan: What’s the deal with lead and why is it a public health issue?
In this podcast, Candace Jackson, a Lead/Toxics Educator Consultant with Best Starts for Kids, shares how Best Starts and Public Health-Seattle & King County are partnering with communities to understand the best way to get word out about lead risks, while also increasing access to lead testing of toys and homes.
Congratulations to our Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Home-Based Services partners! Learn what they have to say about measuring success and doing things differently in their home visiting programs.
For those interested in applying to the Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Services RFP or the Prenatal Support Services RFP, the webinar recording is now available. The recorded info session is helpful for those who are unable to attend an in person information session but are interested in learning more about the application process.
Meet our partners for the Developmental Screening and Referral Pilot Projects funding opportunity!
As parents look for last minute supplies and students pack up their backpacks to head back to school this week, we’re thinking about what educators, school staff, students, and families will be bringing to school this year as we work together to make sure school is safe, supportive, respectful, and engaging for everyone. In honor of the start of the school year, we created a Best Starts for Kids back to school packing list.
We are seeking proposals from organizations that have expertise in providing maternal child health and perinatal peer support direct services. Applications are due October 3, 2018 by 11:59pm.
We are seeking proposals from organizations that have experience providing prenatal education, prenatal support services, policy and health systems reform and advocacy. Applications are due October 3, 2018 at 11:59pm.
Part of our mission in Best Starts for Kids is to make the latest research in early learning science and brain development available and accessible to all parents and caregivers in our communities. That’s why we’re integrating Vroom throughout our prenatal to age 5 strategies, from home-visiting to developmental screening.