Project LINK
   

Project LINK is an interagency project aimed at helping pregnant or parenting women with risk factors for substance abuse or personal histories of chemical dependency. LINK provides a coordinated system of interagency screening, referral, service delivery, and follow-up for individuals served and their children.

Services are free to women residing in the City of Fredericksburg and the Counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.

   

Project LINK helps pregnant or parenting moms who are worried about how alcohol or other drug use may be affecting them or their babies. LINK can help with: finding services, transportation, child care, and personal support.

Women enrolled in LINK are assigned a LINK Specialist who:

  • conducts home visits;
  • makes agency referrals;
  • provides follow-up;
  • provides education on health, parenting, nutrition, budgeting and other issues; and
  • maintains contact with staff from other agencies involved with the consumer.

A support group for women provides emotional support through staff intervention and the development of peer relationships and life skills training.

Project LINK
Ronald W. Branscome Building
600 Jackson Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-891-3132

Project LINK is an interagency project of the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board, the Rappahannock Health District, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and Social Services of Caroline County, Fredericksburg City, King George County, Spotsylvania County, and Stafford County.

Programs and services for pregnant and parenting women are funded by the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant. RACSB serves as the fiscal agent.

 

Resources

American Acadey of Pediatrics - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Program

Department of Medical Assistance Services - Dental Coverage for Medicaid Enrolled Pregnant Women and FAMIS Moms

 

 
 


Rappahannock Area Community Service Board  |  600 Jackson Street  |  Fredericksburg, VA 22401  |  (540) 373-3223