May 13 DHS Report on STAY DC and COVID-19 to the Committee on Human Services

Along with biweekly reporting on COVID-19 metrics for the District’s unhoused population, the Committee on Human Services requested that the Department of Human Services provide an update on STAY DC rent and utility assistance. Below is the report received May 13, 2022.


Home visiting programs give new moms services critical to their health and the health and development of their children. This month the Council passed my Home Visiting Services Reimbursement Act, which gives access to these services to families on Medicaid.
Councilmember Nadeau fought hard for the excluded worker payouts, working with Councilmembers Henderson and Lewis George
Would cover services such as postpartum care for new mothers, diet consultation, nutrition education, alcohol and substance abuse screening and other services that are proven to be effective.

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