We are seeking a two-year grant of $50,000 to provide two days of school-based mental health services weekly at Winston Campus, a high need, low-income middle school in Palatine. The funds will pay the salary and benefits for a masters level therapist who will provide counseling, crisis services and mental health literacy training.
Over the last year. the SCH Midwifery Group implemented the Centering model of prenatal care across the practice. Centering is a cost-effective, patient-centered model that combines care, education, and community building in a group setting. Through the project, SCH provide this innovative model of care to 53 women and their partners.
Teen Parent Connection’s Community-Based Doula Program offers young mothers the opportunity to receive home-based prenatal education and support services that promote a healthy pregnancy and help prepare the young mother and her partner/support person for childbirth and early parenthood.