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Governor Malloy and ACYF Commissioner Lopez Announce First Family Stability Pay for Success Project in CT

Social Finance

On September 28, 2016, Governor Malloy and U.S. Administration on Children, Youth and Families Commissioner Rafael Lopez held a press conference to highlight a new public and private innovative program entitled, “Family Stability Pay for Success Project” (PFS) to support families involved with the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF).

This project aims to assist about 500 families to support parents who are struggling with substance use by utilizing the Family Based-Recovery model provide services to families. Case managers will be assigned to families who will provide regular in-home visits to help parents understand their children’s developmental needs, foster positive parental interaction, and support parents’ substance use recovery.

This project is a collaboration between DCF, Social Finance, UConn Health, Community Health Care Centers, Yale Child Study Center, Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab, and Jones Day.

Eight private funders are leveraging $11.2 million to fund the program over four and half years. Funders have an opportunity to be reimbursed for their investment by the state of Connecticut if the families’ performance outcome meets the targeted measures.

This project is funded by BNP Paribas, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, QBE Insurance Group Limited, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Reinvestment Fund, Nonprofit Finance Fund, and two additional family foundations.

Click here to learn more about the Family Stability Pay for Success Project. 



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