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SAFECARE HOME VISITING

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SafeCare is part of the Healthy Families Network. The Healthy Families Network is a collaboration between Butte-Silver Bow Health Department, AWARE, and Butte 4-C’s. These three agencies provide all the current home visiting services in Butte-Silver Bow. Each program is provided by well trained nurses, social workers, and parent educators at no cost to families. Target populations are pregnant women and parents/guardians with children age 0-5.

WHAT IS SAFECARE?

SafeCare is an evidence based program that provides information and resources to families with children age 0-5 in the areas of health, safety, parent/child interaction, communication, and problem solving. Helpful items such as a first aid kit, digital thermometer, safety locks and a children’s health manual are provided to each family in this program.

PROGRAM STUCTURE

  • Families spend one-on-one time with a SafeCare professional. 

  • Available to families with children 5 years old or younger; may enroll pre-natal

  • Improves families' skill in three areas: Parent-infant/child Interaction, Home Safety, and Child Health Care

  • Structured program with flexible delivery

  • Completed in 18 sessions (6 session per each of the 3 modules)

  • Each session typically lasts 50 to 90 minutes

  • Delivered no more than twice a week and no less than every two weeks

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

SafeCare is an income-based program. Families that live in Butte-Silver Bow, Deer Lodge, Beaverhead, Madison, Jefferson, and Powell counties are able to participate.

 

 

 

 

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Both professionals or parents may submit a referral to participate in home visiting services. Complete the referral form and submit it to Butte 4-C's at 101 N. Main St. Butte, MT 59701.