Sinai respectfully requests a general operating grant for its Crisis Stabilization Unit, which will serve 2,400 patients experiencing behavioral health crisis stabilize in a therapeutic environment and connect to the next level of care: inpatient, outpatient or discharge home.
With the support of the VNA Foundation in 2017, CIS of Chicago’s Healthy Students, Healthy Communities Initiative will (1) further improve health outcomes for Chicago Public School (CPS) students through increased partner connections to schools, and (2) promote evidence-based best practices among our network of health education partners.
IMAN’s dental program will increase the scope and capacity for services provided to its low-income and uninsured patients. Through increased staff time and investment in x-ray technology, the program will grow from a half day to three days per week, and from only screening, cleaning, and referrals to expanded preventive and basic restorative care.
The solicited funds will support efforts in empowering Chicago’s homeless with the resources required to address their various mental and physical healthcare needs, through the services provided by an Advanced Practice Nurse and a Clinical Program Manager.
This grant will enable the hiring of a Southland Partnership Organizer to bolster the ability of Partnership for Resilience(PfR)-affiliated school districts to address the health, academic, and social-emotional needs of children and families in Cook County’s southern suburbs.
Funding is requested to support the SCH Violence Prevention Program in the coming year. For the proposed expansion, SCH will increase access to specialized medical care for survivors of human trafficking, and increase the ability of our providers and staff to provide high-quality, trauma-informed care to this high-need patient population.
Youth Guidance’s Working on Womanhood (WOW) is a multifaceted school year long group counseling program that works to improve social, emotional, and behavioral competencies for 7-12th grade girls exposed to traumatic stressors and/or with emotion regulation challenges.
Howard Brown Health (Howard Brown) requests $50,000 for its program, the Broadway Youth Center, as it grows and expands to a new service site. Funding will support the development and enhancement of programs, launching of concurrent services, and increased hours of operation to support LGBTQ and homeless young people.
The overall goal of BBNL school mental health partnerships is to help children feel/function better. Over 87% are from low-income families with homelessness being a problem (19%) and 49% are experiencing homelessness or housing instability. BBNL’s aim is to respond to emotional and behavioral problems of children that interfere with learning.
ICIRR seeks funding from VNA Foundation to increase access to care through a newly established Cook County Direct Access Program, improve health literacy, and address behavioral and social determinants of health to meet the needs of tens of thousands of targeted low-income uninsured in Cook County, including suburbs.
The goal of the Medical Advocacy Program is to increase appropriate identification, assessment, and referral of victims of domestic violence who come to Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). The Crisis Center brings its expertise in providing crisis intervention and social services,as well as training professionals in serving our clients.
ElderCARE’s free transportation, grocery shopping, friendly visits, and information & referral services enable seniors to age in place in their homes, increase access to health care, and improve health outcomes for those with chronic conditions and disabilities, addressing a major barrier to accessing medical care: lack of transportation.
Teen Living Programs’ Whole Health Program is a holistic approach to addressing and improving the health and well-being of youth experiencing homelessness. The Whole Health Program includes essential health care services that are provided in conjunction with housing and supportive services.