Pay for Success Projects

11. Connecticut Family Stability Project / 10. South Carolina Nurse-Family Partnership / 9. Housing to Health Initiative / 8. Project Welcome Home / 7. Massachusetts Chronic Homelessness Pay for Success Initiative / 6. Partnering for Family Success Program / 5. Child-Parent Center Pay for Success Initiative / 4. Massachusetts Juvenile Justice PFS Initiative / 3. Increasing Employment and Improving Public Safety / 2. Utah High Quality Preschool Program / 1. NYC ABLE Project for Incarcerated Youth

 

Connecticut Family Stability Project

Year Launched: 2016
Geography: Connecticut
Issue Area: Family Stability, Substance Abuse
Project Fact Sheet

The Connecticut Family Stability Project aims to better serve families struggling with substance use by expanding an intensive, in-home treatment program to approximately 500 families across Connecticut presently involved with the Department of Children and Families.

  • Service Delivery Term: 4.5 years
  • Individuals Served: 500 families


Project Partners


South Carolina Nurse-Family Partnership

Year Launched: 2016
Geography: South Carolina
Issue Area: Maternal and Child Health
Project Fact Sheet

The South Carolina Nurse-Family Partnership project aims to support the health and development of first-time mothers and their children through the Nurse-Family Partnership model.

  • Service Delivery Term: 4 years
  • Individuals Served: 3,200 mothers and their children
  • Initial Private Investment: $17.5 million


Project Partners


Housing to Health Initiative

Year Launched: 2016
Geography: Denver, CO
Issue Area: Homelessness
Project Fact Sheet

The Housing to Health Initiative aims to achieve housing stability and decrease jail bed days through permanent supportive housing and Assertive Community Treatment.

  • Service Delivery Term: 5 years
  • Individuals Served: 250
  • Initial Private Investment: $8.7 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Project ContractEvaluation and Research Design Research Report 


Project Welcome Home

Year Launched: 2015
Geography: Santa Clara County, CA
Issue Area: Homelessness
Project Fact Sheet

Project Welcome Home aims to end homelessness, increase stability and improve health for up to 200 individuals through permanent supportive housing and Assertive Community Treatment.

  • Service Delivery Term: 6 years
  • Individuals Served: 150-200
  • Initial Private Investment: $6.9 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Agreement Memo; Clinical Services Agreement; Service Provider AgreementProgram FAQsProject Case StudyProject Summary from Institute for Child Success; Palantir Project Overview Video


Massachusetts Chronic Homelessness Pay for Success Initiative

Year Launched: 2014
Geography: Commonwealth of MA
Issue Area: Homelessness

The Massachusetts Chronic Homelessness Pay for Success Initiative aims to provide 500 units of stable supportive housing for up to 800 chronically homeless individuals through the Home and Healthy for Good Program.

  • Service Delivery Term: 6 years
  • Individuals Served: 800
  • Initial Private Investment: $3.5 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Project ContractProject Summary from Institute for Child Success


Partnering for Family Success Program

Year Launched: 2014
Geography: Cuyahoga County, OH
Issue Area: Child Welfare
Project Fact Sheet

The Partnering for Family Success Program aims to reduce the length of stay in foster care and achieve permanency and/or family reunification through Critical Time Intervention, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and Trauma Adapted Family Connections.

  • Service Delivery Term: 4 years
  • Individuals Served: 135 caregivers and their families
  • Initial Private Investment: $4 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Request for ResponsesOrdinance No. 02014-0018Project ContractProgram FAQsProgram Client StoryProgram Case StudyProject Description from CNCSProject Summary from Institute for Child Success


Child-Parent Center Pay for Success Initiative

Year Launched: 2014
Geography: Chicago, IL
Issue Area: Early Childhood Education
Project Fact Sheet

The Child-Parent Center Pay for Success Initiative aims to increase school readiness and academic performance as well as reduce the need for special education services through the Child-Parent Center half-day preschool model.

  • Service Delivery Term: 4 years
  • Individuals Served: 2,620
  • Initial Private Investment: $16.7 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Project ContractProject Summary from Institute for Child SuccessProject Description from CNCS; Other Related Documents (obtained through FOIA)


Massachusetts Juvenile Justice PFS Initiative

Year Launched: 2014
Geography: Boston, Chelsea, and Springfield, MA
Issue Area: Recidivism
Project Fact Sheet

The Massachusetts Juvenile Justice PFS Initiative aims to reduce incarceration by 40% as well as increase job readiness and employment through the High Risk Youth Intervention model.

  • Service Delivery Term: 7 years
  • Individuals Served: 929
  • Initial Private Investment: $21.7 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Project ContractInitiative FAQsProject Summary from Institute for Child SuccessProject Description from CNCSCase Study-Preparing for a Pay for Success OpportunityProject Infographic from Living Cities


Increasing Employment and Improving Public Safety

Year Launched: 2013
Geography: New York City and Rochester, NY
Issue Area: Recidivism
Project Fact Sheet

The Increasing Employment and Improving Public Safety project aims to increase employment by at least 5 percent and reduce recidivism by at least 8 percent through Center for Employment Opportunities' Transitional Work model.

  • Service Delivery Term: 4 years
  • Individuals Served: 2,000
  • Initial Private Investment: $13.5 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Project ContractDetailed Project SummaryProject Summary from Institute for Child SuccessProject Description from CNCS


Utah High Quality Preschool Program

Year Launched: 2013
Geography: Salt Lake County, UT
Issue Area: Early Childhood Education
Project Fact Sheet

The Utah High Quality Preschool Program aims to increase school readiness and academic performance as well as reduce the need for special education services through the Utah High Quality Prekindergarten Program model.

  • Service Delivery Term: 5 years
  • Individuals Served: 3,500
  • Initial Private Investment: $7 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Project Summary from Institute for Child SuccessProject Description from CNCSCohort 1 ResultsProject FAQs and Evaluation Essay by Dr. Mark Innocenti


NYC ABLE Project for Incarcerated Youth

Year Launched: 2012
Geography: New York City, NY
Issue Area: Recidivism
Project Fact Sheet

The NYC ABLE Project for Incarcerated Youth aimed to reduce adolescent recidivism at Rikers Island jail by at least 10 percent through Moral Reconation Therapy model.

  • Service Delivery Term: 4 years (projected), 3 years (actual)
  • Individuals Served: 17,287 (projected), 4,000 (actual)
  • Initial Private Investment: $9.6 million


Project Partners


Additional Resources: Project Summary from Institute for Child Success; MDRC Diagram of Project structure and Key Partners; Project Description from CNCSProgram Results