Outreach

A hallmark of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, the founding congregation of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is their capacity to appropriately respond to emerging community needs. By expanding direct services through collaboration and innovation, the health system continues the guiding example set by the sisters.

The Sisters of Charity Health System includes numerous health and human services and education-related organizations, including Building Healthy Communities in Cleveland, Ohio; Catholic Community Connection in Cleveland; Early Childhood Resource Center for people working in childcare in all settings in Canton; Joseph’s Home, a unique residential care center for homeless men in Cleveland; Healthy Learners, a health care resource for children from low-income families in South Carolina; and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families.

These organizations have earned national recognition for achievements in meeting ever-changing community needs, and share our commitment to compassion and excellence.

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Early Childhood Resource Center highlights SPARK success story

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, is a parent-focused intervention program that gets kids ready for kindergarten. The Early Childhood Resource Center, which handles SPARK management and operations, featured the story of one family who is taking full advantage of the program in its “ECRC Impact” electronic newsletter.[More]

tags: Early Childhood Resource Center, Outreach

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families program receives Healthy Insights grant money

A Father's Place, which is part of a network of fatherhood programs reaching across South Carolina that is supported and coordinated by the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, received a check for $25,000 as part of a Healthy Insights Grant from the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development. The money will be used to improve economic conditions and health for low-wealth families.[More]

tags: South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

Thomas J. Strauss to lead Sisters of Charity Health System

Thomas J. Strauss has been selected as the new president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations addressing the root causes of poverty, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina.[More]

tags: health care, Sisters of Charity Health System, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center, Outreach, Foundations, Sister Judith Ann Karam

Stark Education Program highlights success of SPARK kindergarten readiness program

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, continues to be successful at getting kids ready for kindergarten. The Stark Education Program highlighted some of these successes in a recent newsletter article.[More]

tags: Early Childhood Resource Center, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations, Outreach

Healthy Learners awards Dawn Staley the 2016 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award

Healthy Learners has named Dawn Staley, University of South Carolina head women’s basketball coach, as the 2016 Healthy Learners Champion for Children award recipient.[More]

tags: Healthy Learners, Outreach