Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-006-0020
Community Lead Designation


(1) The Authority shall designate one community lead per community.
(a) Communities based on geographic areas, including counties, shall have one community lead;
(b) Communities may be based on tribal membership and coexist with a community lead designated for the geographic area where the tribal member lives.
(2) The designation of a community lead is effective for up to three years unless withdrawn earlier.
(3) To apply for community lead designation, a LPHA, early learning hub, or tribe must submit to the Authority:
(a) A complete application in the format provided by the Authority; and
(b) Documentation demonstrating that the applicant shall comply with the requirements in OAR 333-006-0050 (Community Lead Requirements), including but not limited to:
(A) Identification of staff available to implement community lead activities; and
(B) Evidence of established partnerships with other home visiting providers in the community, including but not limited to memorandums of agreement; and
(c) If the applicant is an early learning hub, a letter of support from any LPHA in the applicant’s proposed identified community.
(d) If the applicant is an LPHA, a letter of support from any early learning hub in the applicant’s proposed identified community.
(e) Evidence demonstrating that the applicant has initiated planning and implementation activities for a universal newborn nurse home visiting services model that has been reviewed by the Administration for Children and Families to meet the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) criteria for an evidence-based early childhood home visiting service delivery model.
(4) The application shall describe the identified community that the applicant proposes to serve.
(5) The Authority may designate as the community lead a LPHA, early learning hub, or tribe that has been approved by the Authority as an early adopter for Oregon’s Universally Offered Home Visiting Initiative without an application being submitted.
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