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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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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.

$400K Paid So Far to 350 Flint Moms in First Month of Pathfinding RxKids Program
Published by East Village Magazine, February 20, 2024
More than $400,000 has been paid to approximately 350 mothers in Flint in just over the first month of the nationally pathfinding program RxKids, the program’s coordinators announced at a celebration on February 14.

A New Anti-poverty Program in Flint, Michigan, Gives Cash to New Moms
Published by PBS Newshour, February 16, 2024
When Alana Turner’s son, Ace, was a baby, she had to boil bottled water to give him a warm bath — the water from the tap was contaminated with lead.