Summary 14B Continuation Grants – 2014

Agency LogoProgram DescriptionTarget BeneficiariesGrant Award
ACTSAction in Community Through Service
ACTS Medical Caregivers Training Program
This program seeks to avoid this deterioration by providing 4 comprehensive Nurse Aide
training to passionate and motivated low-income residents of the county. This program
serves two target groups by matching the needs of low-income residents for job training
with the need for quality healthcare workers by aging adults. The efforts of these well trained
individuals will lead to greater independence of patients and better quality of life.
Enrollment of 40 students, anticipating that they
will achieve their BLS/CPR certification.
Minimum of 320 hours of classroom education
and minimum of 160 hours of clinical
ACTSAction in Community Through Service
ACTS Helpline Assistance and Outreach Project
ACTS Helpline will continue to meet the community demand of those individuals in personal
crisis including suicidal ideation by maintaining the 24/7 hotline. Outreach service to the
elderly and disabled will continue and efforts will be made to expand outreach. The LOSS
(Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) will provide on-site support and aftercare those
individuals in our community impacted by the death of a loved one to suicide.
Continue to provide service to those families
bereaved by suicide via the LOSS team. To
expand outreach to serve those families who did
not have contact with the LOSS team, but were
referred to Helpline by Prince William County
Brain Injury Services logoBrain Injury Services
Brain Injury Services
BIS uses innovative therapies and supports to empower individuals to participate in daily
activities as independently as possible. Individuals with brain injuries sometimes find it
challenging to manage their emotions and behaviors. The treatment team helps participants
learn practical and effective self-management strategies, as well as multiple approaches
including cognitive behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis and techniques used for
stress reduction.
Continue to work with 25 individual, new and
continuing clients having neurobehavioral
issued that prevent daily functioning in the
PAH logoEmployment Solutions for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Employment Solutions for Deaf and Hard of Health
Providing Access to Healthcare (PAH) will promote access to healthcare by accompanying
clients to appointments, advocating for clients who are accessing healthcare, providing
communication facilitation (e.g., interpreters) to promote access to services and information,
helping clients apply for Medicaid and Medicare, and educating deaf/hard of
hearing/deafblind individuals about healthcare options and self-advocacy.
1177 deaf/hard of hearing/deafblind persons
living in Prince William County and North
Stafford County.
GMUGeorge Mason University
The ACHIEVES Project (AdvanCing Healthcare Initiatives for undErserVed Students)
ACHIEVES Project is a collaborative between George Mason University and the Prince
William County Public Schools. The project offers increased access and quality of scholastic
sport healthcare and concussion education in middle and secondary schools using certified
athletic trainers as care providers, educators and record keepers.
The ACHIEVES project targets 80,527
students, their parents and 6,114 PWCS school
staff (teachers, counselors, administrators,
athletic trainers, nurses and coaches) in 84
elementary, middle and high schools in PWCS
with an estimated direct benefit to greater than
170,000 PW residents in the PHF service area .
PrinceWilliamAreaFreeClinicPrince William Area Free Clinic
Medication Access Case Management
Prince William Area Free Clinic (PWAFC) funding will be used for a pharmacy technician
to operate as a medication case manager and to off-set medication costs when not covered
under other formularies, during gap periods, or when clients cannot pay.
The PWAFC serves uninsured residents of
Prince William County (PWC) meeting 125%
of the state poverty guidelines. There are 69,309
uninsured residents in PWC.
PWHealthPartnershipPrince William Health Partnership
Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Sustainability and Expansion
Conduct curriculum development, program implementation, teacher training
evaluation of the HEAL program for pre-school, Prince William Country
elementary and middle school students.
255 4 to 5 year old pre-school students residing in
the PHF service area.
RainbowCenterRainbow Center
The Mane Experience
Provide access to students with autism, intellectual/cognitive and physical
disabilities to experience the benefits to equine assisted activities for the
medically underserved.
63 students with special needs who attend
Forest Park and Hylton High Schools.
sentara-logoSentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
Every Baby, Every Time!
Assist low income, uninsured and underinsured high-risk pregnant women to
received quality, affordable prenatal care.
35 uninsured pregnant women in Eastern Prince
William County and North Stafford. 10 community
locations will be targeted for an education program
regarding the importance of early prenatal care.
House_splash_white_largeThe House, Inc. Student Leadership Center
Fitting In
FITTING IN continues to successfully address the prevention of childhood
obesity. The House, Inc.’s long-standing commitment to health and fitness
continues so that students today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their
dreams. FITTING IN’s comprehensive strategies are about putting students on a
path with tools they need to live healthy, balanced, and active lifestyles by
incorporating physical fitness and good nutrition.
875 students will increase physical activity and learn
new strategies for achieving
their health and fitness goals.
YouthForTomorrowYouth for Tomorrow
Crisis Intervention Counseling Program
A community-based Crisis Intervention program to strengthen access to
mental health services for medically uninsured/underinsured, and
underserved residents. Crisis Intervention Counseling is a short-term strategy
(lasting from 1 day to 2 months) providing support and problem-solving to
help clients change behavior patterns or problematic thinking.
135 children ages 5 through 21 win the PHF service area
will complete case management and treatment plans.