Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: Bridging gaps in health care access

Completed Projects

Supportive Health Care for Non-English and Non-Spanish Speaking Patients

Posted Wed, July 15, 2015

Grantee: HealthPoint CHC
Timeframe: July 2015 - June 2018 | Amount: $370,000

HealthPoint’s project is designed to fill an identified unmet need to enhance primary care services for non-English and non-Spanish speaking patients by addressing language barriers and cultural differences. The project’s objective is to give these patients extra attention to help them understand, accept and engage in their plan of care.

Wellness for Asian Pacific American (WAPA) Project- Primary and Behavioral Integrated Care Project

Posted Tue, July 14, 2015

Grantee: Asian Counseling & Referral Service
Timeframe: July 2015 - June 2018 | Amount: $335,000

PHPDA funds will continue to support Asian Counseling and Referral Service’s continued efforts and commitment to serve clients who have fallen through the cracks in the new health reform system. The clients are not eligible for ACA benefits and are in need of culturally competent assistance in accessing health care and improving their health status.

Integrated Health Care for Adults with Serious Mental Illness

Posted Tue, July 14, 2015

Grantee: Navos Mental Health Solutions
Timeframe: July 2015-June 2018 | Amount: $710,000

During the upcoming year, Navos and Public Health will provide integrated behavioral and primary care to 1,000 patients. The program will offer at least two wellness classes and activities per quarter, for a total of eight during the year. These will include Cooking Matters classes offered in partnership with Solid Ground; six-week classes focused on self-management of chronic disease, pre-diabetes, or chronic pain; and wellness activities such as a walking group.

Bellevue Community Advocacy Program Expansion (B-CAPE)

Posted Tue, July 14, 2015

Grantee: International Community Health Services
Timeframe: July 2015-June 2018 | Amount: $659,322

ICHS goals in the coming year: 1) improve access to health care, health insurance, and health resources, 2) reduce health disparities, and 3) improve health outcomes for low-income, LEP, and uninsured/underinsured immigrants and refugees, particularly those from Asia, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union with low health literacy and those in need of information about services and resources available through the ACA. In the third year, ICHS will focus on strengthening partnerships in the Eastside and Shoreline. ICHS will also try to improve health literacy for community members and patients through group activities, health education workshops, and one-on-one interactions to support health insurance and social services navigation.

Outreach to Vietnamese & Somali Communities at Yesler Terrace

Posted Fri, June 20, 2014

Grantee: Neighborcare Health
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2017 | Amount: $416,048

Neighborcare Health’s Community Health Project provides services to the residents of Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) public housing properties at Yesler Terrace and High Point. It provides health focused outreach and education, support for healthy lifestyle behaviors, and linkage with primary care and affordable or no-cost health coverage. Services are provided by Community Health Workers drawn from the community, who leverage their familiarity and trust with the communities they serve to maximize their impact.