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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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There was a ‘Baby Parade’ with … so Many Babies!
Published by MLive, June 11, 2024
With a mission to raise awareness for the first-of-its-kind cash prescription program for Flint mothers, Rx Kids hosted an inaugural baby parade on Tuesday, June 11 in the Flint Cultural Center.

Could giving low-income patients cash improve their health?
Published by AAMC, May 30, 2024
In January 2024, the city of Flint, Michigan — notorious for its lead water crisis in 2014-2016 — implemented a new, and what some might consider unconventional, public health intervention: prescriptions for money.

Rx Kids ‘Baby Parade’ on June 11 Will Celebrate Flint Children and Their Talents
Published by Rx Kids, May 30, 2024
In 1918, the U.S. government and communities hosted ‘baby parades’ to celebrate the fact that healthy children are key to a healthy nation. On June 11, Flint Rx Kids will host is first-ever baby parade to show off the health and talents of Flint kids and babies.

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