CommunityHealth

Cornerstone in Care Nursing Program

CommunityHealth is requesting renewed support for our Cornerstone in Care Nursing Program. This program provides case management, screenings, and vaccinations, for our patient base – more than 10,500 uninsured, low-income adults in the Chicago area. Funding will support salaries and benefits for key program staff.

Amount awarded: $72,050.00
Award date: June 11, 2015

Chicago Jesuit Academy

School Nurse Services for Students on West Side

With a grant of $18,000, the VNA Foundation will assist Chicago Jesuit Academy in providing medically under-served students and their families from modest economic backgrounds continued access to a school nurse to assist with medical needs and health care screenings, to teach health classes and serve as a point person in health emergencies.

Amount awarded: $18,000.00
Award date: June 11, 2015

Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force

Beyond Enrollment

Beyond Enrollment aims to improve access and outcomes for 5,000 medically underserved minority women by raising awareness and educating about preventive screenings; navigating women to high quality primary care and breast health services; improving access to and utilization of high quality mammography, diagnostics and follow-up care.

Amount awarded: $50,000.00
Award date: June 11, 2015

St. Leonard's Ministries

St. Leonard’s & ResU Medical Clinic

The St. Leonard’s & ResU Clinic provides free health exams, prescription counseling, and prevention health counseling to formerly incarcerated men and women. Care is provided by ResU nursing students as part of their clinical hours. Clinic works with Adler University (aka, School of Prof Psychology) to integrate care with mental health services.; The St. Leonard’s & ResU Clinic provides free health exams, prescription counseling, and prevention health counseling to formerly incarcerated men and women. Care is provided by ResU nursing students as part of their clinical hours. Clinic works with Adler School of Professional Psychology to integrate care with mental health services.; The St. Leonard’s & ResU Clinic provides free health exams, prescription counseling, and prevention health counseling to formerly incarcerated men and women. Care is provided by ResU nursing students as part of their clinical hours. Clinic works with Adler University (aka, School of Prof Psychology) to integrate care with mental health services.

Amount awarded: $13,500.00
Award date: June 11, 2015

Lawndale Christian Health Center

Mobile Health Team – Homeless Healthcare at LCHC

Lawndale Christian Health Center’s new Mobile Health Team provides medical care and mental health services to people experiencing homelessness within shelters. LCHC will make improvements to the Mobile Health Team system to ensure that this high-risk population can overcome multiple barriers to quality care and ensure long-term sustainability.

Amount awarded: $45,000.00
Award date: June 11, 2015

Respond Now

Homelessness & Health Coordinated Care Project

By creating an intensive case management program housed primarily at the Franciscan St. James Hospital, Respond Now will assist the “literally homeless” who frequent the emergency room for matters better served by other entities. The overall goal of the project is to enhance the quality of life of the most vulnerable people in our community. ; By creating an intensive case management program housed primarily at the Franciscan St. James Hospital, Respond Now will assist the “literally homeless” who frequent the emergency room with basic health and housing needs.. The overall goal of the project is to enhance the quality of life of the most vulnerable people in our community. ; By creating an intensive case management program housed primarily at the Franciscan St. James Hospital, Respond Now will assist the “literally homeless” who frequent the emergency room for matters better served by other entities. The overall goal of the project is to enhance the quality of life of the most vulnerable people in our community.

Amount awarded: $25,000.00
Award date: June 11, 2015

Heartland Health Centers

Nurse Practitioner Fellowship

Heartland Health Centers (HHC) is creating a new Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship Program in partnership with Rush University College of Nursing (CON). This project’s aim is to at better prepare NPs to work at federally qualified health centers and enhance the care HHC provides on Chicago’s north side to immigrants and refugees.; Heartland Health Centers is creating a new Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship Program in partnership with Rush University College of Nursing. This project is aimed at better preparing NPs to work at federally qualified health centers and to enhance the care that we provide on the north side of Chicago to a large number of immigrants and refugees.; Heartland Health Centers (HHC) is creating a new Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship Program in partnership with Rush University College of Nursing (CON). This project’s aim is to at better prepare NPs to work at federally qualified health centers and enhance the care HHC provides on Chicago’s north side to immigrants and refugees.

Amount awarded: $50,000.00
Award date: June 11, 2015