Women's Health Branch
The North Carolina Division of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Section has released RFA A377 - Perinatal Nurse Champion Program.
- RFA A377 - Perinatal Nurse Champion Program (PDF, 2.1 MB)
- Open Window Budget Worksheet (XLS, 1010 KB)
- Open Window Budget Form Worksheet Instructions (Word, 341 KB)
- Perinatal Nurse Champion Program - Questions and Answers Addendum #1 (PDF, 92 KB) - 07/29/20
One eligible public or non-profit institution will be selected to receive funding to implement the Perinatal Nurse Champion Program in Perinatal Care Region (PCR) II. Each applicant must be a North Carolina public or private non-profit institution that is physically located within Perinatal Care Region II and must have the capacity to serve the entire perinatal region. Applicants must have expertise providing multidisciplinary and subspecialty perinatal care and assist the Perinatal Nurse Champion in identifying specific maternal health issues and support programmatic interventions.
How to Apply:
RFAs will be posted on the Program’s website at: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/about/grant-opportunities/public-health-grant-opportunities and may be sent to prospective agencies and organizations via direct mail, email, and/or Program’s website beginning Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
All prospective applicants are encouraged to attend a Bidder's webinar on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 12:30pm. Please click on this link to participate in the webinar: http://whb.adobeconnect.com/rpbbyuyn4lov/ and dial 1-877-336-1828 Access code: 1627678 to hear audio.
All prospective applicants are encouraged to submit questions regarding the RFA by email to Shelby.Weeks@dhhs.nc.gov until 5:00 pm on Monday, July 13, 2020
Deadline for Submission: 5:00 pm on Monday, August 3, 2020
To obtain further information direct all inquiries concerning this RFA to:
Shelby M. Weeks, MHS
Preconception Health and Family Support Unit Manager
Phone: (919) 707-5707
Please refer to the Request for Application A377 document for more information on the Bidder’s Webinar.
Application Process Summary Dates:
07/01/2020: Request for Applications released to eligible applicants.
07/08/2020: Bidder's Conference (web)
07/13/2020: End of Q&A period. All questions due in writing by 5pm.
07/16/2020: Answers to questions released to all applicants, as an addendum to the RFA.
08/03/2020: Applications due by 5pm.
08/10/2020: Successful applicants will be notified.
09/01/2020: Contract proposed start date.
Call Shelby Weeks at 919-707-5707 or Shelby.Weeks@dhhs.nc.gov
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What We Do
The Women's Health Branch develops and promotes programs and services that protect the health and well-being of infants and of women during their child-bearing years. The goal is to improve the overall health of women, reduce infant sickness and death, and strengthen families and communities.
The Women's Health Branch also offers guidance, consultation and training for professionals who provide women's health services.
Local health departments and other community agencies serving each of the 100 counties in North Carolina provide a variety of these women's health services, including family planning, prenatal care, flu shots and other women's immunizations, and pregnancy care management. For more information on the services near you, contact your local health department.
- Before, Between, and Beyond Pregnancy
- Children and Youth Branch
- Division of Public Health
- Early Intervention Branch (N.C. Infant Toddler Program)
- Every Woman Southeast
- Immunization Branch
- Injury and Violence Prevention Branch
- March of Dimes
- NC Association of Local Health Directors
- Nutrition Services Branch
- Office on Women's Health
- Plan of Safe Care (POSC)
- Preconception Health and Health Care
- Show Your Love: Preconception Health
- Sickle Cell Syndrome Program
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiatives (TPPI)
- Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
- Women's and Children's Health Section
Women's Health Branch
1929 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1929
Courier Number: 56-23-01
5601 Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609
Main: (919) 707-5700
Fax: (919) 870-4827
Last Modified: July 29, 2020