Projects

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

Ongoing Projects

Welcome Home Meal Delivery Program Expansion

Posted Mon, January 30, 2017

Grantee: Lifelong
Timeframe: January 2017-December 2017 | Amount: $25,000

PHPDA funds will be used for an expansion of the Welcome Home Meal Delivery Program, a nutritional intervention focused on reducing the rate of readmission to inpatient care of high risk populations and the analysis of derived data. Lifelong will complete an expansion of this program that will focus in South King County, mainly in the cities of Kent and Auburn.

Encompass Mobile Therapy Van

Posted Sat, October 01, 2016

Grantee: Encompass Northwest
Timeframe: October 2016-September 2017 | Amount: $7,500

Encompass will create a mobile therapy vehicle in a modified Sprinter van that will be upfitted to contain a PCIT lab with a walled off play room, a one-way mirror and the sound and video equipment necessary to provide the program.

Domestic Violence and Behavioral Health Screening and Response Workshop

Posted Sat, October 01, 2016

Grantee: Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence
Timeframe: October 2016-September 2017 | Amount: $10,395

The Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence (CEGV) will use PHPDA funds to address the gaps in services for survivors of domestic violence with mental health or substance use concerns by offering a training event on DV identification and response for behavioral healthcare professionals.

De Corazon (From the Heart):  Building Solutions and Strategies for Increased Bystander CPR and AED

Posted Mon, January 30, 2017

Grantee: The Hope Heart Institute
Timeframe: January 2017-December 2017 | Amount: $25,000

PHPDA funds will assist in developing a Heart Restart CPR/AED train-the-trainer program for Promotoras in South Park. The overall goal of this project is to increase the number of underserved Latinos in South Park who are trained in CPR and how to use an AED.

Health Care Initiative Pilot

Posted Thu, July 13, 2017

Grantee: Food Lifeline
Timeframe: July 2017-March 2018 | Amount: $20,000

Food Lifeline’s collaborative pilot program is located at the Sea Mar-Burien clinic and provides nutritious food to low-income families and individuals who are food insecure and diagnosed with food-related illnesses such as diabetes.

Seattle University College of Nursing Foot Clinics for the Homeless

Posted Mon, January 30, 2017

Grantee: Seattle University
Timeframe: January 2017-December 2017 | Amount: $25,000

Seattle University College of Nursing (SUCON) with the clinical oversight of Seattle-King County Department of Public Health (PHSKC) will operate a foot clinic for the homeless population in Seattle. The project will offer free foot care at St. Francis House during two, four-hour sessions a month.

Medication Management Mishaps

Posted Thu, July 13, 2017

Grantee: SHAG Community Life Foundation
Timeframe: April 2017-March 2018 | Amount: $18,175

SHAG and its UW partners are using PHPDA funds as a Planning Grant with a goal to identify and assess primary medication-use risks and barriers among older adults living independently in SHAG. The focus of this effort will be in South King County and South Seattle and include population groups facing multiple and compounding healthcare disparities.

County-Based Health Coverage for Immigrants

Posted Sat, October 01, 2016

Grantee: NoHLA - Northwest Health Law Advocates
Timeframe: October 2016-September 2017 | Amount: $30,000

Grant funds will support NoHLA staff and a consultant in health economics in researching existing county-based programs (CBPs) that offer health coverage to uninsured immigrants, evaluating promising practices and analyzing how Washington and King County’s population, existing programs, potential financial offsets, and other factors would facilitate or create challenges for adapting such programs locally.