Projects

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Completed Projects

Health and Housing Choice Project

Posted Thu, July 20, 2017

Grantee: Global to Local
Timeframe: July 2017-June 2020 | Amount: $540,000

The Health and Housing Choice project directly addresses the many health disparities faced by lowincome Somali and Latino residents of SeaTac and Tukwila. Global to Local (G2L) has been actively engaged with these communities for the past six years on issues relating to healthcare access and health outcomes. G2L will use PHPDA funding to support the work of two Community Health Workers (CHWs) and one part time HealthPoint staff, assigned to serve as a Clinical Community Liaison (CCL), all focused on reducing health disparities and improving health outcomes and access to care for Latino and Somali residents of SeaTac/Tukwila. The CHWs will be employed by G2L, while the CCL position will be subcontracted to HealthPoint.

Protecting Health Coverage for King County Residents in the Aftermath of the Repeal of the ACA

Posted Thu, July 20, 2017

Grantee: Economic Opportunity Institute
Timeframe: July 2017-June 2020 | Amount: $300,000

Economic Opportunity Institute’s (EOI) Health Policy Associate and Executive Director will convene one-on-one meetings to develop preliminary policy models that address current cost, affordability, and accessibility barriers that remain in Washington state and threaten to further prevent health coverage with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Addressing these barriers to affordable and accessible health care within and outside of the context of the Affordable Care Act will require innovative and creative policy development, informed by local policy experts.

Community Health Center’s HIV Medical Case Management Program

Posted Thu, July 20, 2017

Grantee: Country Doctor Community Health Centers
Timeframe: July 2017-June 2020 | Amount: $509,995

Country Doctor Community Health Centers (CDCHC) provides Medical Case Management (MCM) services to support high risk People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) engage in primary care, giving them access to critical medications and adherence education to help comply with complex medication regimens. Because the healthcare disparities among CDCHC PLWHA create significant barriers to successfully managing HIV/AIDS, CDCHC created an HIV Support Team comprised of three MCM and two nurses. This team complements the medical care provided by CDCHC’s clinical team.

YWCA Passage Point Health Coordination

Posted Thu, July 28, 2016

Grantee: YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish
Timeframe: July 2016 - June 2018 | Amount: $144,164

The Passage Point Health Coordination program, a component of the Health Access Department, will serve persons facing homelessness working to regain custody of their children upon exiting the corrections system. The program’s mission is to increase effective access to health care services and promote management of individual and family health needs.