A primary care intervention to connect children’s caregivers with services to meet their social needs resulted in improving children’s health, as well as reducing their unmet social needs due to family financial stress, food insecurity, and housing instability. Children’s caregivers were given in-person assistance at a primary care appointment, plus telephone follow-up to help them connect with needed social services. Four months later, the caregivers reported fewer unmet needs, and significant improvements in their children’s overall health status. These findings were reported in “Effects of Social Needs Screening and In-Person Service Navigation on . . .
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