September 20, 2023
Joseph & Mary’s Home, the only homeless service provider in Northeast Ohio exclusively focused on medical respite care, has been accredited by CARF International for a period of three years for its behavioral health services program. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.
September 14, 2023
The Crisis and Recovery Services team of the St. Vincent Charity Health Campus is hosting a free art therapy session on Monday, September 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 at St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center to help improve mental health and unleash creativity. A professional art therapist will guide participants through various artistic techniques to express their emotions and enhance their well-being.
September 11, 2023
Healthy Learners is hosting two Nashville Songwriters in the Round fundraising events in October. Songwriters in the Round is an intimate and music-filled fundraiser directly supporting the mission of removing children's health barriers to learning. The event features four Nashville singer-songwriters, all of whom have received high acclaim in the music industry for their song-writing mastery with chart-topping artists as well as individual industry success. Presented "in the round" with special attention dedicated to the seating layout, each guest has the opportunity to experience artists in an up-close and inspiring way.
September 5, 2023
The senior director of policy and research at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently reflected on the foundation's continued exploration of what it means to be a philanthropic agency supporting anti-poverty advocacy and research efforts and the need for collaboration to address poverty in South Carolina. Her article appears on the policy forum section of the Children's Trust of South Carolina website.
August 29, 2023
The Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services has approved a capital grant of more than $6.8 million to a collaborative consisting of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County, The MetroHealth System and St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center for the development of a Crisis Center that will sustain and expand behavioral health crisis care in Cuyahoga County.
August 22, 2023
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families hosted four regional meetings with the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) in July and August. The purpose of these conferences was to facilitate more open dialogue between two partner organizations that seek to serve fathers in the state. Representatives from DSS, both regional and state officials, joined staff from the center along with staff from the center's local fatherhood organizations in each region.
August 17, 2023
Many children might face difficulty seeing the board in classrooms as the school year gets underway. Parents who are underinsured or uninsured might find vision exams costly. The Healthy Learners program in the South Carolina Midlands hopes to close that financial gap for children by coordinating care, transportation to appointments and helping parents with the Medicaid application process. The program is partnered with local school districts to assist families with health services such as vision, dental and hearing. News19 WLTX in Columbia, South Carolina, highlighted Healthy Learners in a story about the importance of getting a child's vision checked.
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