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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, and community development and engagement to support student learning, strong families, and healthy communities. Linkages to Learning services include comprehensive behavioral health or social wraparound services to mitigate the effects of poverty and reduce non-academic barriers to learning. This program is a partnership among the Department of Health and Human Services, 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 Joshua Watters of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2768 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Percentage of clients receiving mental health services that demonstrated maintained or improved behavior at termination of treatment, regardless of reason for termination7172727272
Percentage of clients satisfied with services9998999999

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved64450625.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1322980.00
FY19 Approved65773605.00