Projects

Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: The Health Equity Fund Announces 2021 Nimble Grant Opportunities

Completed Projects

Health Care Initiative Expansion

Posted Tue, December 11, 2018

Grantee: Food Lifeline
Timeframe: July 2018 - June 2019 | Amount: $60,000

Food Lifeline and Sea Mar will expand the collaborative Healthcare Initiative program. Pacific Hospital PDA funding will support the implementation of a new clinical site in South Park as well as the existing site in Burien.

Behavioral Health Crisis, Engagement and Treatment Team to Improve Outcomes for Homeless Youth

Posted Thu, July 20, 2017

Grantee: Ryther
Timeframe: July 2017-June 2020 | Amount: $476,347

Ryther is partnering with YouthCare to improve the outcomes for homeless teens and young adults. Together, the two organizations will provide behavioral care that is easily accessed, in order to serve the homeless youth population and improve their outcomes. The creation of the Behavioral Health Crisis, Engagement and Treatment Team is a vital part to linking YouthCare clients with available behavioral health services. Staff members in YouthCare’s residential facilities and the Orion Center will be working in conjunction with Ryther therapists and Ryther’s psychiatrist to assess these youth and provide the services they need at YouthCare facilities.

Health Services at the Cynthia Green Family Center

Posted Thu, July 20, 2017

Grantee: Renton Area Youth & Family Services (RAYS)
Timeframe: July 2017-June 2020 | Amount: $284,481

Renton Area Youth & Family Services’ (RAYS) program will increase the availability of primary healthcare services and health education of people in Skyway, Renton, and South Seattle. The community of Skyway is often referred to as an urban island; situated in between Renton, Seattle, and Tukwila, the unincorporated community has few services and limited transportation into and out of Skyway prohibit individuals from regularly accessing medical services. There are no medical healthcare providers in Skyway.

Homelessness and Injection Drug Use: Expanding Access to Care

Posted Thu, July 20, 2017

Grantee: Hepatitis Education Project (HEP)
Timeframe: July 2017-June 2020 | Amount: $365,000

This project aims to expand access to health care for people who inject drugs (PWID), with a focus on people experiencing homelessness and/or housing instability. Specifically, Hepatitis Education Project’s (HEP) objective is to improve health in these communities through the creation of a syringe services program (SSP), as well as increased access to hepatitis C (HCV) screening, linkage to care, and cure.