Penobscot Bay Pilot reports Waldo County Extension program receives grant to support expectant families, families with newborns

Penobscot Bay Pilot reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Maine Families program in Waldo County has been awarded $152,978 from Maine Children’s Trust for a six-month contract in support of expectant families and families of newborns as part of Maine Families statewide. The program is at no cost to recipients and is an evidence-based home visiting model that aligns with state objectives and federal requirements, using current research and practical knowledge of human development and public health in child development, health, safety and nutrition, according to the article. For more information, contact Melanie Bryan at 207.342.5971;