Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find out if I'm eligible to participate?

There are two ways to enter into the ABP Evaluation Study:

  1. ABP Program Participants in San Francisco. If you are selected to participate in the ABP program you will be invited to be a part of the ABP Evaluation Study. participating in the Evaluation Study is completely voluntary, confidential, and never affects your participation in the ABP program. At no time will information you share as part of the Evaluation Study be shared back with the ABP program. Applications are now closed for the ABP program. 
  2. Pregnant people in nearby counties and San Francisco. If you are not eligible for the ABP progra, you may be eligible to participate in the ABP Evaluation. If you are in your first or second trimester and live in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, or Solano county or San Francisco you may be eligible for the study. We have completed enrollment for the ABP Evaluation. 

When will I complete surveys/interviews for the ABP Evaluation Study? 

You will complete surveys administered by our community researchers or research assistants at 4 time points: 1) after you are enrolled in the study, 2) during your third trimester, 3) around 6-12 weeks after you give birth, and 4) 6-7 months after your due date. These surveys take around 90 minutes will happen over a phone call or over Zoom depending on your preference. 

You will complete a short online monthly survey each month you are enrolled in the study until 7 months after your due date. These monthly surveys will be texted to your phone each month. 

If you are invited to participate in the in-depth interviews, you will complete 2 interviews: one in your third trimester and one around 6 months postpartum.

How will I be paid for each survey/interview I complete?

You will receive $100 for each of the 4 surveys administered by a member of the research team, and $10 for each online monthly survey you complete. If you are selected to participate in the interviews, you will receive $100 for each in-depth interview you complete.

You will receive the funds on a digital or physical gift card within about a week after each survey/interview you complete. 

Who can I contact if I have questions? 

Please reach out to the ABP Study team at [email protected] with any questions or concerns!