Prevention Projects 2013 – 13A

Agency LogoProgram DescriptionTarget BeneficiariesGrant Award
NuevaVidaNueva Vida, Inc.
Reducing fragmentation and
improving continuity of care across
the breast cancer continuum.

The program will focus on breast cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment, and care for Latinas living in Prince William County.
The target population is the low-income, medically underserved, ages between 18 and 84. About 82% are uninsured, 70% do not speak English, and most are recent immigrants.$87,992
PrinceWilliamCountySchoolsPrince William County Schools
Human Trafficking Prevention,
Identification and Referral

The project focuses on prevention of the physical/emotional trauma of human trafficking to mitigate serious health issues.
4000 staff, 3000 ninth graders, and 30 victims of sex trafficking in six high schools in the PHF catchment area.$53,503
princewilliam_bannerPrince William Health District
BEAT Cancer Breast Education Awareness & Treatment
BEAT Cancer will focus on breast cancer mortality prevention. Funds will be used to develop programs to increase breast cancer detection and survival among women in the Potomac Health Foundation service area within the Prince William Health
The coalition will have a broad focus on the issue of breast cancer in the community. However, because African American women have a higher breast cancer mortality rate and a more advanced stage of cancer at diagnosis, the initial patient navigator program pilot will focus on 5,117 African American women 18 years of age and older living in the Dumfries and Triangle areas. $81,439
National Coalition of 100 Black WomenNational Coalition of 100 Black
Woman - Prince William Chapter

Faith Based Program Focused on Educating Black Women in Prince William County about Triple Negative Breast Cancer
The NCBW PWCC Breast Cancer program will focus on education, prevention, early detection, and screening. It will seek to recruit Black women in Prince William County that are uninsured and underinsured. Also, this project will increase access for mammography screening.
Black women 38 years of age and older who reside in PWC. We will recruit 500 Black women in 11 communities within PWC. Black women will include all women who indicate they are Black such as African Americans, Caribbean, Jamaican, and African women. Black women are found to be diagnosed with breast cancer at earlier ages, so educating Black women before age 40.$78,000
Rappahannock Area Agency on AgingRappahannock Area On Aging
The RAAA Aquia Garrisonville Healthcare Project
This project will provide prevention information in group training sessions and will increase access to needed medical care and health benefits through one-on-one counseling.
Individuals who are educationally disadvantaged/medically
underserved/members of racial or ethnic minorities/individuals with
disabilities, with a concentration on those who are age 60 and above.
There will be a specialized focus on individuals who are Hispanic or
Streetlight CommunityStreetLight Community Outreach Ministries
Permanently Supported Housing & Respite Care for Medically Fragile Homeless Adults StreetLight plans to reduce preventable illness and disease among medically vulnerable homeless persons, thus decreasing hospital readmissions and reducing health care costs.
StreetLight will serve up to four homeless adults who are medically vulnerable due to chronic health conditions. Transitional respite care will be provided to up to 20 homeless adults annually who are discharged from hospitals yet still too ill to live on the streets. We will serve homeless clients living in areas of Prince William County.$65,000