Health Care, Childcare, Social Services
2021 Goal, Objectives and Active Strategies
Goal: Ensure all people in Boston have access to coordinated and equitable health and family support services and resources to support overall health.
Objective 1: Build connections and leverage existing systems and platforms to establish one network that coordinates a navigation system for existing CBO’s, social service agencies, residents, and healthcare systems, to connect and access information on resources and services.
Active Strategy 1: Develop an outline for an online, centralized, multi-lingual data-base (patient portal) that can be accessed by clients/patients/families on the services available by various nonprofits and hospitals.
Active Strategy 2: Explore systems with e-referrals to allow for better connection and coordination between health care providers and community-based providers.
Objective 2: By 2022, increase above baseline the number of flexible, affordable, high quality child care options for children birth to 8- years old.
Active Strategy 1: Advocate to improve employer efforts and policies to provide childcare resources to their employees and workplace communities, including employer investment in such resources.