Health Impact Partners in Greater Cleveland

We are investing $4,178,766 in health to help families and individuals maintain their health by increasing knowledge and access to nutritious food and health care, prevent trauma and address the impact violence has on victims, and help people with disabilities live fulfilling independent lives.

Priority: Start Healthy

Beech Brook Family Drop-In Center: $49,000
Beech Brook/Family Health Program
The Family Drop-In Center provides parents with education, support, & coordinated care that will assist them with keeping their families healthy, safe & intact. Undergirding all services is an emphasis on safe, non-violent parenting that will reduce incidents and patterns of trauma in children.

Beyond Identities Community Center: $49,000
AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland
Beyond Identities Community Center utilizes the evidence-based, empowerment intervention to reduce HIV/AIDS risk among youth by increasing their condom use, personal risk awareness, and supporting healthy group and community norms around HIV/AIDS through peer-based messaging, events, education and socialization.

Caring for Trauma with Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP): $35,280
Far West Center
The WRAP program is a psychoeducational group intervention consisting of weekly 2- hour group sessions for persons with mental illness. This program utilizes focused trauma-recovery interventions and an empowerment model to promote healing from trauma and foster self-management addressing life trauma and its consequences.

Community-Based Sexual Assault Prevention Education: $68,600
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
CRCC prevention programs educate on root causes and costs of sexual violence with the goal to stop sexual violence before it happens, reduce its stigma, and expand community understanding of the issue. With community partners, CRCC reaches multiple at-risk youth through interactive prevention programs geared toward the needs of specific populations.

TF-CBT for Moms and Kids in Crisis: $150,000
Frontline Service
This program uses Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence based practice, to address the urgent practical and emotional needs of women and children experiencing violent encounters in the home. Treatment disrupts the intergenerational cycle of abuse leading to improved social, academic, and occupational functioning and resilience to stressful events.

Trauma-Informed Counseling: $82,320
Beech Brook/Family Health Program
Beech Brook’s Trauma-Informed Counseling Services help youth who have observed or survived a traumatic life event, if not a lifetime of adversity. Intervention is family-focused, meaning parental involvement is essential. Project goals are to reduce symptoms associated with exposure to trauma and to increase the functioning and resiliency of youth.

Trauma-Informed Counseling for Survivors of Sexual Violence and their Families: $132,300
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
CRCC provides crisis intervention, trauma-informed therapy and group therapy designed to meet the unique needs of sexual violence victims and their families. Therapeutic interventions reduce PTSD symptoms in sexual assault victims and provide the tools needed to curb self-perpetuating cycles of negative coping mechanisms.

Trauma Counseling for Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse: $98,000
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center
DVCAC provides Trauma-Focused therapy to individuals who have been exposed to, or are victims of, child abuse and/or domestic violence. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an evidence-based treatment approach shown to help overcome trauma-related difficulties by addressing distorted beliefs related to the abuse and providing a supportive environment for victims.

Violence Prevention and Community Education Program: $98,000
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center
DVCAC’s violence prevention education classes are provided to underserved populations and utilize a prevention/education curriculum to address domestic violence, child abuse, and teen dating violence. Classes are tailored for specific populations including Latina women, African American women, women in treatment/recovery, the prison/re-entry population and youth.

Priority: Stay Healthy

Adult Case Management: $26,950
Epilepsy Association
The Epilepsy Association’s Adult Case Management Program provides person-centered, culturally competent services to low income individuals to facilitate the coordination of care for persons living with epilepsy and a comorbid mental health condition. The program utilizes case managers, who work with consumers to achieve individualized goals, building improved health and resilience.

Adult Guardianship Services: $65,660
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
AGS provides comprehensive guardianship services, including chronic disease care management and access to healthcare, to vulnerable adults (adults with dementia and adults with severe mental illness) in Cuyahoga County. Trained staff and volunteer guardians serve as advocates and surrogate decision-makers.

Children’s Services Case Management: $49,000
United Cerebal Palsy Association of Greater Cleveland
The Case Management program provides support, advocacy, education and assistance to families of young clients ages 0 to 21 with disabilities or developmental delays. The program helps clients access the supports necessary to build the skills and confidence to promote their physical, cognitive, language/communication and emotional growth.

Chronic Care Coordination Program: $61,740
Care Alliance Health Center
Care Alliance’s Chronic Care Coordination Program is dedicated to supporting chronically ill patients in managing their illness and appropriately utilizing primary health care. To improve patient health and quality of life, Care Alliance provides wrap around, comprehensive services beyond the traditional primary care visit connecting patients to needed resources.

Chronic Disease Management for Seniors and Early Intervention: $44,100
Cleveland Sight Center
CSC uses case management to assist its oldest and youngest clients in managing their chronic condition through Early Intervention (EI) and Social Work for Seniors (SW). The program provides comprehensive support for individuals who are blind or have low vision meet the needs of both target populations.

Chronic Illness Management: $66,640
North Coast Health
NCH provides coordinated, patient-centered care to underserved patients with chronic disease. Through this program patients receive care that improves their quality of life and improves or stabilizes their overall health.

Diabetes Awareness, Education and Support, Self-Management and Education Programming: $20,870
Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland
This program provides support to uninsured and under insured individuals with diabetes and diabetes related complications in accessing medication, food resources, shelter, and emergency supplies. The Diabetes Partnership also helps individuals locate and link to appropriate services for medical care and medication supplies.

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program for Women: $43,120
Women’s Recovery Center
The Women’s Recovery Center provides Intensive Outpatient Treatment, a client-centered program providing individualized services for women recovering from substance abuse issues and their families. The program utilizes a variety of intervention strategies including: education, motivational interviewing, strength-based approach, reality therapy, CBT, family therapy and the 12-step approach.

High Risk Seniors Community Program: $45,080
Eliza Bryant Village
The High Risk Seniors Community Program helps frail elderly by providing services and programs to support their independence. The program aims to improve quality of life and health outcomes, delay or prevent seniors from being institutionalized, support caregivers and provide health promotions and interventions to assist seniors “aging in place”.

ORCA House Outpatient Treatment Services: $78,400
ORCA House, Inc.
ORCA outpatient treatment services include an Intensive Outpatient Program and an aftercare program to help participants maintain sobriety. The program provides assessment, individual/group counseling, crises intervention, case management for adults with substance abuse problems. Services address relapse prevention, the impact of trauma upon addiction, healthy relationship building, job retention, and conflict management.

Out Patient Substance Abuse and Post Treatment Program $142,100
Murtis H. Taylor Human Services Center
This program provides services to individuals who are dually-diagnosed with a mental illness and substance abuse/addiction using the evidence-based, Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment model. The program focuses on symptom management, stress management, interactions of substance abuse and mental illness, relapse triggers and medication compliance.

Post-Treatment for Chemically Dependent Adolescents: $56,840
New Directions, Inc
New Directions provides Recovery Support Services and post treatment check-ups to help youth who have completed a treatment program achieve ongoing success in recovery. This program helps youth and their families in their pursuit of recovery by focusing on social relationships, wellness and coordination among ongoing service providers.

Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles to Prevent Chronic Illness: $46,550
Neighborhood Family Practice
A Wellness Coordinator assists patients who may be overweight and suffering from chronic disease, such as diabetes, hypertension and depression, in adopting healthy behaviors. This program fills an ongoing need for patients and families at NFP by providing healthy lifestyle counseling, linking to outside resources, and utilizing health promotion interventions to promote physical activity and nutrition.

RISE (Realizing Internal Strength and Energy): $26,460
Lutheran Children’s Aid and Family Services
The RISE program serves youth and adults who are at risk for or are experiencing mental, emotional and behavioral health issues utilizing a Positive Psychology/Strength Based Practice. RISE will helps individuals develop skill-building, strength-building, and self-regulation tools to prevent and overcome mental health issues.

Specialized Therapy: $49,000
Achievement Centers
Using a holistic team, therapists develop a treatment plan with the input of the child’s physicians and family and provide comprehensive services to families, combines therapy, education, family support and recreation in a single service plan designed to meet the needs of each family.

Women’s Re-Entry Network’s Case Management to Support Recovery: $44,100
Community Re-Entry, Inc
Women’s Re-Entry Network provides free, intensive case management and therapeutic services to women with a substance abuse diagnosis who are uninsured or under-insured. Case Management Services assist in linking participants with treatment, navigating through the recovery process, developing a relapse prevention plan, addressing underlying causes of substance abuse and linking to community resources.

WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Planning): Achieving Recovery Through Wellness: $40,180
Far West Center
The WRAP program is a psychoeducational group intervention for persons with mental illness open to individuals receiving treatment services at FWC or other mental health providers. WRAP fosters hope, personal responsibility, self-sufficiency, education and support systems.

Priority: Support Strong Systems

Adult Guardianship Services Transportation: $20,922
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
Adult Guardianship Services provides comprehensive guardianship services, including chronic disease care management and access to healthcare, to adults with dementia and adults with severe mental illness in Cuyahoga County. Guardian assistants coordinate transportation and accompany each individual to their medical appointment or treatment.

Audiology Patient Assistance Program: $55,022
Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center
The goal of CHSC’s Audiology Patient Assistance program is to provide hearing aids, assistive listening devices, & hearing aid repairs to low-income residents of Greater Cleveland. Expected outcomes: having hearing aids will help people continue working and living independently; ability to effectively participate in meaningful activities, decreasing isolation, and depression.

Integrated Primary and Behavioral Homeless Health Outreach: $208,009
Care Alliance Health Center
Care Alliance and FrontLine Service provide complimentary, integrated physical and behavioral health care for Cleveland’s most disenfranchised, vulnerable residents. Care is provided at health centers, through the new mobile clinic at the permanent supportive housing complexes, and more traditional shelter and street outreach including shelters, drop-in centers and abandoned buildings.

Medication Access and Assistance Services: $45,048
Circle Health
Circle Health’s medication assistance program will provide uninsured/ underinsured patients with free medications, assist them in applying for charitable medication programs, and provide medication counseling to support their treatment. New patients are provided with the first 90 days of medication and then they are immediately enrolled in the Patient Assistance Program.

Patient Assistance Program: $38,053
NorthCoast Health
In this program, a pharmacy technician assists uninsured clients with applications to free or low-cost medication assistance programs offered through pharmaceutical companies.

Patient Assistance Program: $26,219
Care Alliance Health Center
The Patient Assistance Program assists those not yet linked to health insurance to obtain vital medications while they wait for insurance to be activated. A PAP Care Coordinator helps clients apply for free or low-cost medications through charitable programs run by pharmaceutical companies.

Patient Centered Care: $49,000
Beech Brook/Family Health Program
Beech Brook and Care Alliance, have developed a trans-disciplinary, co-located integrated care clinic designed to serve children and their caregivers in the Central Community. The Patient Centered Care program promotes healthy child development through integrated physical and behavioral health as well as public health outreach and education.

Patient Centered Care Program: $60,025
Recovery Resources
Recovery Resources Patient Centered Care Program integrates physical and behavioral healthcare to provide holistic, client-centered treatment. This program expands access to primary health care for Recovery Resources clients by using nurses to provide supportive primary healthcare services onsite and allowing collaboration with behavioral health providers

Patient Connect Program: $52,185
Neighborhood Family Practice
The NFP’s Patient Connect Program supports uninsured and underinsured patients in achieving economic self-sufficiency as it relates to their ability to meet their health care needs. Patients work with Specialists that assist them to accessing needed medical services at an affordable price and prescriptions at no cost.

Patient Centered Care for Adults with Mental Health Needs $38,220
Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio
VNA provides comprehensive home based services to individuals with severe, persistent mental illnesses including assessment, medication management, symptom stabilization and management of mental and physical co-morbidities. Psychiatric nurses, social workers and psychiatrists function as interdisciplinary teams.

Senior Transportation: $39,200
Senior Citizen Resources, Inc.
Senior Citizen Resources Transportation Program operates four vans (three equipped with wheelchair accessibility) to provide Old Brooklyn residents with transportation from their homes to doctor appointments, prescription pick-up, shopping, and the Cleveland Food Bank’s Brookside Hunger Center or to SCR for meals, programs, and activities.

Senior Transportation: $42,630
West Side Community House
West Side Community House contracts with Senior Transportation Connection to provide transportation services to seniors living on the west side of Cleveland. Seniors receive transportation from their homes to the center in addition to area grocery stores and pharmacy stores.

Therapy Transportation: $29,548
Achievement Centers for Children
The Therapy Transportation program provides roundtrip transportation service to children with disabilities from their home to ACC’s facilities in order to receive services. The program is designed to serve families of low income who do not have reliable transportation and are therefore unable to transport themselves to and from therapy

Transportation to Health Care Appointments and Necessary Health Services: $88,200
Senior Transportation Connection
Senior Transportation Connection improves older adult’s access to health related appointments and necessary services by scheduling and delivering transportation in safe, accessible vehicles, and with well-trained, courteous drivers. The expected results are improved health status of older adults and a positive impact their ability to remain independent in the community.

Transportation for Health Care: $15,680
Epilepsy Association
EA’s Transportation program is the only program of its kind in Cuyahoga County which serves persons with epilepsy to enhance their ability to navigate the healthcare system. Case managers provide clients with safe transportation to and from medical appointments allowing for one on one time with the case manager.

Transportation for Health Care: $22,540
Neighborhood Family Practice
NFP’s Transportation Voucher program minimizes access barriers for patients seeking medical care by assisting patients who lack the resources to own a car, or utilize a cab or van service on their own. This program provides critical access for patients to attend medical appointments for preventive and diagnostic care.

Transportation for Health Care: $35,280
Rose Centers for Aging Well
Rose Centers for Aging Well’s (formerly Golden Age Centers) transportation program provides elbow-to elbow, door through door transportation services to seniors through subcontracting with Senior Transportation Connection. This service allows seniors to access food programs, Chronic Disease and Fall Prevention Self Management classes, physical and cognitive activities, health screenings, nutrition education and help navigating the health system.

Priority: Basic Needs – Food Security

Adult Wellness Program: $58,800
University Settlement, Inc
The Adult Wellness program will reduce food insecurity by providing congregate meals, monthly produce, and enrollment into the on-site Hunger Center grocery program. The program will also provide field trips to the Farmer’s Markets in the summer and Intergenerational nutritional and cooking sessions.

Congregate and Home Delivered Meals: $34,300
Senior Citizen Resources, Inc
Home delivered meals are provided to people who are recuperating from surgery or who have a chronic, debilitating disease. SCR works to ensure that clients are receiving adequate nutrition to help eliminate feelings of isolation and loneliness that are prevalent among homebound individuals.

Expansion of Emergency Food Assistance: $39,200
Lakewood Community Services Center
The Lakewood Community Center provides emergency food assistance to residents of the west side of Greater Cleveland. The center also engages youth in a summer wellness and physical activity programs. In addition the Lakewood Community Center delivers hot meals to home bound seniors.

Feeding Hungry Minds and Bodies in Cleveland: $24,500
Children’s Hunger Alliance
Provides healthy meals, nutrition education, and fitness programming to children at afterschool programs. Sites will include City of Cleveland recreation centers, Boys and Girls Clubs, and other faith- and community-based organizations. The nutrition component introduces children to new healthy foods and helps them develop the skills to select and prepare healthy snacks.

Food Security & Wellness: $88,200
Rose Centers for Aging Well
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging reduces food insecurity among seniors by providing food, fresh fruits and vegetables. The program also provides access to basic benefits, and increase physical/cognitive activity and wellbeing. In addition, the program performs daily check in, nutrition and physical activity, education, and link to additional services to homebound seniors.

Healthy Food Access Initiative: $34,300
Burten Bell Carr Development, Inc
The Healthy Food Access initiative is intended to improve access to healthy affordable foods to residents of the Eastside of Cleveland through a Mobile Market food truck. This mobile market specifically addresses the lack of transportation in the area by providing access to fresh produce. Health and wellness classes are also provided.

Nueva luz Youth and Families Wellness Initiative: $58,800
Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center
The program is a collaboration between NLURC, Cleveland Shao Lin Kung Fu Academy and the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center. The program promotes physical fitness, food security and youth and family wellness for residents living at or below the poverty level in the city of Cleveland.

Successful Aging Collaborative: $58,800
East End Neighborhood House
The Successful Aging Collaborative is composed of three community centers East End Neighborhood House, Harvard Community Services Center & Murtis H. Taylor Human Services System. Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, and Health and Wellness activities support the objectives of independent living, socialization, and nutritional health.

Successful Aging Collaborative: $53,900
Harvard Community Services Center
The Successful Aging Collaborative is composed of three community centers East End Neighborhood House, Harvard Community Services Center & Murtis H. Taylor Human Services System. Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, and Health and Wellness activities support the objectives of independent living, socialization, and nutritional health.

Successful Aging Collaborative: $53,900
Murtis H. Taylor Multi-Service Center
The Successful Aging Collaborative is composed of three community centers East End Neighborhood House, Harvard Community Services Center & Murtis H. Taylor Human Services System. Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, and Health and Wellness activities support the objectives of independent living, socialization, and nutritional health.

WSEM Food Centers – Food Updated: $83,300
Centers for Families and Children
WSEM provides food, healthy living education, and holistic referral and outreach services. The largest populations served are youth under 18 and seniors. The goals of this program are: (1) Providing short term food, fruits and vegetables; (2) provide access to benefits; (3) provide wellness education; and, (4) provide increased physical activity to children.

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