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Program Description

  Linkages To Learning

Linkages to Learning is a community-school partnership with an integrated focus on health, social services, community engagement, and leadership to support student learning, strong families, and healthy communities. Linkages to Learning services include mental health and social wraparound services to mitigate the effects of poverty and reduce non-academic barriers to learning. This program is a partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools and local public and private non-profit agencies. Services are provided in elementary and middle school communities with high indicators of poverty.

Program Contacts

Contact JoAnn Barnes of the HHS - Children, Youth and Family Services at 240.777.1223 or Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Percent of clients completing surveys reporting satisfaction with services received99%98%98%98%98%
Percent of students receiving mental health services through Linkages to Learning that experience maintained or improved psychosocial functioning after 6 months, as assessed via validated measure74%73%73%73%73%

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved70527067.50
Enhance: Expand Mental Health Services at Linkages to Learning Sites in Schools with a High Concentration of Poverty5566730.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1238380.00
FY22 Approved77332177.50