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, which serves as the only homeless service provider in Northeast Ohio exclusively focused on medical respite care; 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 part of $618,000 GAR Foundation initiative to advance quality in Akron preschools

The GAR Foundation recently announced the launch of a new $618,000 initiative designed to advance early childhood learning in Akron’s neighborhoods with the greatest needs. The initiative is a collaboration between GAR Foundation, the Early Childhood Resource Center, Summit Education Initiative and Kent State University’s Center for Public Policy and Health.[More]

tags: Early Childhood Resource Center, Outreach

Cleveland's Campus District highlights work of Joseph's Home

Joseph's Home, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is located in Cleveland's Campus District area. The Campus District recently highlighted the work Joseph's Home does to help homeless men with acute medical needs heal and achieve independence.[More]

tags: Joseph's Home, Outreach

Tour of Good Cheer Brings Christmas Joy to Joseph’s Home

Dick Clough loves celebrating Christmas and the spirit of giving. He loves both so much he celebrates every year by giving away nearly 9,000 pieces of clothing, toys and gift cards to more than 1,500 adults and children through the Tour of Good Cheer. The Saturday before this Christmas, Clough, 85 volunteer “elves” and a fleet of four buses filled with the volunteers and gifts visited 10 facilities, including stops at St. Vincent Charity and Joseph’s Home.[More]

tags: Joseph's Home, Outreach

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families program working to stop violence in Columbia

WIS TV recently spoke to staff at the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition about how fatherhood programs can help combat increasing violence in Columbia, South Carolina’s 20203 area code. The coalition is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families.[More]

tags: South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

New Promise Neighborhood partner helps students transition to high school

In its years of work Cleveland’s Central community, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood has recognized that the process of choosing a high school starts in middle school. Unfortunately, many of Promise’s families report that students currently transitioning from middle to high school have access to few resources to motivate them around personal interests and high school choice. To help students better understand their options for high school and recognize what makes a good fit, Promise worked with College Now Greater Cleveland to install a full-time high school transition advisor in Central middle schools.[More]

tags: Promise Neighborhood, Outreach, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations