Grantee Listing: Programs Serving Vulnerable Adults

  • March 26, 2008

Current Grantees (March 2008 – March 2011)

Supporting Employment

AHEDD — $225,000
To facilitate employment for young adults in southeastern Pennsylvania with disabilities.

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania — $126,000
For continued support to assist individuals with HIV/AIDS to enter and remain in the workforce.

American National Red Cross, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter — $200,000
For support of the Nurse Assistance Training program for low-income adults.

CareLink Community Support Services — $140,000
For continued support of the Career Services Program for people with mental illness in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

Community Women's Education Project — $150,000
For operating support to provide education and social services to low-income, unskilled women.

Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation — $115,000
For continued support to provide job counseling, training and placement assistance to low-income women living in Chester and Delaware counties.

Horizon House, Inc. — $180,000
For continued support to assist adults with serious mental illness to receive technical certifications or college degrees.

Impact Services Corporation — $228,000
To provide job placement and case management support for ex-offenders served by its Community Reentry Center.

People's Emergency Center — $140,000
For continued support of the Job Opportunities and Business Skills program, providing comprehensive employment and career advancement services to homeless women.

Reading, Willing & Able Philadelphia, Inc. — $182,000
For operating support to provide housing and work experience to formerly homeless men in Philadelphia.

Resources for Human Development — $120,000
For support of the Clearinghouse for Employing the Homeless program.

The Career Wardrobe — $90,000
For operating support to provide workplace attire and life-skills classes to women entering the workforce.

Unemployment Information Center — $105,000
For continued operating support to provide assistance to unemployed individuals.

Women's Opportunities Resource Center — $230,000
For continued operating support to provide micro-enterprise training and related loans and savings programs to low-income women.

Promoting Recovery

Central Montgomery Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center — $135,000
For support of Project Connect, to link individuals with serious mental illness to needed services.

Family and Community Service of Delaware County — $135,000
For continued support of the Ralph Moses House, providing housing, health and employment services to formerly homeless men living with HIV/AIDS.

Family Service Association of Bucks County — $200,000
To enhance services for persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders.

Hedwig House, Inc. — $150,000
For support of peer services to individuals with serious mental illness.

Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania — $102,000
To provide continued information, referral and mental health counseling services to immigrants and refugees.

Integrating Behavioral Health Care and Other Supports

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. — $195,000
For support of the Wellness to Work program, providing on-site mental health services to clients at its Employment Advancement and Retention Network Center.

Drexel University — $210,000
For support to provide integrated primary care and behavioral health services for low income adults in North Philadelphia.

Interim House, Inc. — $150,000
For support of its Job Readiness Program for women who are recovering from serious substance abuse problems.

Jewish Employment and Vocational Service — $160,000
For support of Resources for Recovery, a substance abuse education and support program for low-income women.

Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania — $180,000
For continued support of Montgomery County HealthCHECK to link individuals with serious mental illness to needed health care.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine — $225,000
For support of behavioral health services to low-income patients of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's healthcare centers in North and West Philadelphia.

Philadelphia FIGHT — $165,000
For continued support of the Diana Baldwin Clinic, which provides behavioral health services to persons with HIV/AIDS.

The Philadelphia Health Management Corporation — $215,000
For support of comprehensive healthcare for chronically homeless adults.

Women Against Abuse — $175,000
To provide behavioral health services to victims of domestic violence living in Women Against Abuses' shelter.

Women in Transition, Inc. — $140,000
For continued support to provide telephone counseling and supportive services to women in abusive situations who are also recovering from addiction.

Strengthening Programs for the Hard to Reach

AchieveAbility — $180,000
For support to provide education and employment services for formerly homeless single parents.

Action AIDS, Inc. — $210,000
For continued support of mental health services in conjunction with counseling and employment services to HIV-positive individuals in Philadelphia.

Bethesda Project — $237,000
For continued operating support to provide services to chronically homeless individuals.

Cabrini College — $180,000
For support to coordinate prisoner reentry services for ex-offenders returning to the Norristown community.

Calcutta House — $140,000
For continued operating support of a personal care home for individuals who are homeless and who have AIDS.

Committee for Dignity and Fairness for the Homeless Housing Development, Inc. — $150,000
To provide supportive services to help homeless families stabilize their lives and achieve independence.

Community Learning Center — $105,000
For continued support to provide information, referral and counseling to students of literacy and adult basic education.

Delaware County Women Against Rape — $90,000
For continued operating support to provide comprehensive services to victims of violent crimes.

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County — $115,000
For continued support of services to victims of domestic violence in Chester County.

HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia, Inc. — $150,000
For continued support to provide legal services to low-income immigrants.

Homeless Advocacy Project — $90,000
For continued support of legal assistance to homeless individuals.

La Comunidad Hispana, Inc. — $160,000
For continued operating support to provide social, health, employment and other supportive services to Latino farm workers and their families.

Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance — $135,000
For operating support to provide nutrition counseling and meals for people with chronic or serious illness.

National Nursing Centers Consortium — $200,000
To provide housing support services for participants of the Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership program, a nurse-home visiting program focused on helping first-time mothers.

PathWays PA, Inc. — $146,000
For continued support to provide information and education to improve the ability of low-income workers to access available resources.

Prevention Point Philadelphia Incorporated — $150,000
For continued support of a social worker for the Street Side Health Program.

Project HOME — $270,000
For continued support to provide comprehensive services to people who are homeless.

Temple University — $110,000
For continued support of the Legal Advocacy for Patients Program for low-income people with chronic or terminal illness.

Temple University — $105,000
For continued support of the Temple Comprehensive HIV program, to provide nutritional counseling to individuals with HIV/AIDS.

The Crime Victims Center of Chester County, Inc. — $150,000
For operating support to provide support to victims of sexual assault, abuse and other crimes in Chester County.

Trevor's Campaign, Inc. — $150,000
For continued support of Project SUCCESS, to assist homeless women in moving toward independent living.

Victim Witness Services of South Philadelphia, Inc. — $80,000
For continued support to conduct outreach, offer education and provide support services to crime victims who have limited English proficiency.

VNA Community Services, Inc.— $175,000
For support of the Montgomery County Personal Navigator Program to assist low-income adults to apply for and obtain needed public support.

Whosoever Gospel Mission and Rescue Association of Germantown — $170,000
For continued operating support to provide services to vulnerable individuals in North Philadelphia.

Women's Community Revitalization Project — $165,000
For continued support to provide case management and other supportive services to women living in its affordable rental housing units.