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WELCOME TO Rx KIDS

Cash for City of Flint Pregnant

Moms and Babies

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WHAT WE DO

A Prescription for Health, Hope, and Opportunity

No-strings-attached love.

Rx Kids is the first-ever citywide cash prescription program for pregnant moms and babies. Rx Kids provides all pregnant moms in the city of Flint with no-strings-attached cash of $1,500 during pregnancy and $500 each month throughout a baby’s first year.

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NEXT STEPS

City of Flint Residents Can Sign Up Today!

Rx Kids empowers parents with the freedom to make the decisions that best fit their families’ needs.

HOW IT WORKS

Signing Up is

as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

To qualify for Rx Kids benefits you must be a city of Flint resident.

Make sure you’re ready by following these three steps to participate. Residents of surrounding townships including Flint township and other parts of Genesee County are not eligible.

Gather Your Documentation

You will need to verify your identity, city of Flint residency, and pregnancy (at least 20 weeks) or guardianship.

Sometimes it’s difficult to determine if you live in the city of Flint. See FAQ’s for details.

Apply Online

If you are pregnant or have a baby born in 2024 or later and live in the city of Flint, you can apply.

Await Verification and Receive Your Cash Prescriptions

After verification, you will receive a message letting you know when to expect your first payment. Payments begin at the point of enrollment.

IN THE NEWS

Share in Our Story

Rx Kids is about changing the stories of city of Flint kids.

We want you to be a part of the story of lives impacted and communities improved. Learn more about our community or share your experiences on our social media channels, using the hashtag #FlintRxKids.

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Every New Mom in this U.S. City is Now Getting Cash Aid for a Year
Published by NPR, March 12, 2024
Flint, Mich., has one of the country’s highest rates of child poverty — something that got a lot of attention during the city’s lead water crisis a decade ago. And a pediatrician who helped expose that lead problem has now launched a first-of-its-kind move to tackle poverty: giving every new mother $7,500 in cash aid over a year.

A Cash-assistance Program in Flint is Giving New Moms some Breathing Room
Published by The ‘Gander, March 12, 2024
Pregnancy brings its challenges, but being pregnant in Flint during the water crisis made things all the more difficult for Alana Turner. “I never realized how strange the things we went through with the water crisis were, because it just became a part of daily living,” Turner said.

All You Need is Love – A Valentine’s Day Recap of Launch Bash
Published by Rx Kids, February 22, 2024
On Feb. 14, 2024, we hosted our “All You Need is Love” bash to publicly celebrate the launch of the Flint Rx Kids program. Rx Kids is the first citywide cash program to support infants in the U.S. located in Flint, Michigan.

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