Projects

Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: 2020 Annual Report

Ongoing Projects

Community Health Navigators to Decrease Disparity in Hypertension Control for African Americans

Posted Mon, July 22, 2019

Grantee: Harborview Medical Center
Timeframe: July 2020 - June 2021 | Amount: $175,000

Harborview Medical Center will develop a pilot patient navigation program for African Americans with hypertension, informed and designed in collaboration with community members. Harborview Medical Center will establish and build upon long-term relationships and create a program that is sustainable and scalable to support the larger Harborview, UW and King County African American population longitudinally.

Birth Bundle Expansion

Posted Mon, July 12, 2021

Grantee: South Seattle Women’s Health Foundation
Timeframe: July 2021 - June 2022 | Amount: $150,604

With this project, Rainier Valley Midwives (RVM) seeks to significantly improve maternal and child health outcomes among women and babies of color in the Rainier Valley. Serious disparities in health outcomes for families of color speak to the lingering vestiges of institutional racism – nationally and in King County – that negatively impact the health of women and babies.

Safe Healthy Empowered Women’s Clinic (SHE)

Posted Mon, July 22, 2019

Grantee: Aurora Commons
Timeframe: July 2020 - June 2021 | Amount: $199,934

A Kind, Non-Judgmental, Accessible and Comprehensive Healthcare Delivery Model for Street Based Sex Workers (SBSW's) on Aurora Avenue. The SHE Clinic was designed to address the barriers to access and to provide the SBSW community innovative, accessible, and non-judgmental healthcare.

End AIDS 2020-LGBTQ Latinos

Posted Tue, July 14, 2020

Grantee: Entre Hermanos
Timeframe: July 2020 – June 2021 | Amount: $125,000

Funds from this project will help Entre Hermanos work toward Washington State’s goal of ending AIDS by the end of 2020. Their work will address the health disparities in HIV among Latinos, predominately for MSM (men who have sex with men) in the LGBTQ community.

Providing Health-related Services and Improving Health Access and Outcomes for Homeless Children

Posted Mon, July 22, 2019

Grantee: Boyer Children’s Clinic
Timeframe: July 2020 - June 2021 | Amount: $145,000

Funding from PHPDA will implement the planning and innovation work that Boyer has led over the past year to bridge gaps in service coordination among family homeless services and early intervention services. By implementing a multi-system intervention, the project will address access barriers and health outcome disparities for children who are homeless.

Understanding Our Strengths, Elevating Our Priorities: Community Health Board Coalition

Posted Mon, July 22, 2019

Grantee: Somali Health Board
Timeframe: July 2020 - June 2021 | Amount: $150,000

Somali Health Board is the Fiscal Sponsor for Community Health Board Coalition (CHBC). The CHBC will conduct an asset-based, community-led assessment of the health priorities of eleven communities of color. This will lay the groundwork for building a comprehensive workplan and policy agenda.

Greater Mental Health Equity for Somalis in South King County

Posted Mon, July 12, 2021

Grantee: Somali Health Board
Timeframe: July 2021 - June 2022 | Amount: $127,141

With grant funds, Somali Health Board (SHB) will strategically expand the mental health supports for Somalis in King County. COVID-19 has exacerbated issues of equity in access to health information, care, and decision-making for our entire Somali community. Yet, it is known there are a few specific groups within the community who need additional support due to the complexities and new obstacles to health equity that the pandemic has caused.

Heart to Heart

Posted Tue, July 14, 2020

Grantee: Villa Comunitaria
Timeframe: July 2020 – June 2021 | Amount: $75,000

This project will directly address healthcare access for Latinx, undocumented and mixed immigration status families and access to quality language services and culturally competent services for the Latinx community in King County.

Ubuntu Wellness Project

Posted Mon, July 12, 2021

Grantee: East African Community Services
Timeframe: July 2021 - June 2022 | Amount: $140,000

Ubuntu Wellness Project is a community strategy to educate and empower low-income, English Language-Limited, Black immigrants and refugees in South King County on the community impacts of diabetes, obesity and stigmas around mental health and autism.

Promoting the Resilience of Parents of Young Children Who Face Toxic Stress

Posted Tue, July 14, 2020

Grantee: Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation)
Timeframe: July 2020 – June 2021 | Amount: $125,000

Support for parents of young children (under age five) who face toxic stress with Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic English- and Spanish-language mindfulness courses that focus on responsive parenting, self-care and coping skills to manage stress.

Mental Health Promotion

Posted Tue, July 14, 2020

Grantee: Ethiopian Community in Seattle
Timeframe: July 2020 – June 2021 | Amount: $146,857

The Mental Health Promotion (MHP) project aims to advance health equity by improving access to mental health services for underserved communities through raising awareness and facilitating access to mental health resources in the Ethiopian community.