Pew announces $7.1 million in donations to organizations helping vulnerable adults

    Pew Charitable Trusts announced today it will give $7,168,000 over the next three years to 45 Philadelphia-area organizations that help vulnerable adults in the region.

    The organizations provide services like education and job training and access to treatment for mental illnesses and substance abuse.

    Pew Fund for Health and Human Services in Philadelphia will provide the awards, which will help almost 70,000 people.

    Here is the complete list of organizations:

    Organizations assisting vulnerable adults to obtain and retain competitive employment: AHEDD (Camp Hill, PA)$181,000 over three yearsFor continued support to facilitate employment for young adults with disabilities in southeastern Pennsylvania. American National Red Cross – Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter$200,000 over three years.For continued support of the Nurse Assistant Training program. CareLink Community Support Services (Eddystone, PA)$147,000, over three years.For continued support of the Career Services Program for people with mental illness in Chester and Delaware counties. Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation (Media, PA)$115,000, over three years.For continued support of New Choices, which provides job counseling, training and placement assistance to low-income individuals in Chester and Delaware counties. Impact Services Corporation$150,000, over two yearsTo provide job placement and case management support for ex-offenders. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society150,000, over three yearsFor support of the Roots to Reentry Job Training and Placement Program. Philadelphia Youth for Change Charter School (YouthBuild Philadelphia)$225,000, over three yearsFor support of the Specialty Track program to provide high-school dropouts with vocational training and job placement assistance. Public Health Management Corporation$200,000, over three yearsFor support of the Pennsylvania Academic and Career Technical Training Alliance, helping youth in the Philadelphia region to make a successful transition from detention back to their communities. Resources for Human Development$126,000, over three yearsFor continued support of the Clearinghouse for Employing the Homeless. University City District$168,000, over three yearsFor support of the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, to provide training and employment to low-income individuals. Women’s Opportunities Resource Center$200,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to offer small-business training and related support to low-income women. Improving behavioral health outcomes: ActionAIDS$210,000, over three yearsFor continued support of behavioral health services for individuals with HIV/AIDS. Central Montgomery Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center (Norristown, PA)$80,000, over two yearsFor continued support of Project Connect, to link individuals with serious mental illness to needed supports. Crime Victims Center of Chester County (West Chester, PA)$150,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to provide supportive services to victims of sexual assault and abuse and other serious crimes. Delaware County Women Against Rape (Media, PA)$95,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to provide comprehensive services to victims of violent crimes. Esperanza Health Center$170,000, over three yearsFor support of behavioral health consultation services for low-income residents in North Philadelphia. Family Service Association of Bucks County (Langhorne, PA)$200,000, over three yearsFor continued support to enhance services for persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Family Services of Montgomery County PA (Eagleville, PA)$158,000, over three yearsFor support of the Jaisohn Center Korean Mental Health Project. Philadelphia FIGHT$180,000, over three yearsFor continued support of the Diana Baldwin Clinic, which provides behavioral health services to persons with HIV/AIDS. Public Health Management Corporation$215,000, over three yearsFor continued support of comprehensive health care for chronically homeless adults. Resources for Human Development$214,000, over three yearsFor support of the Family Practice and Counseling Network’s peer-services health project. Women Against Abuse$184,000, over three yearsFor continued support to provide behavioral health services to victims of domestic violence living in its shelter. Increasing the independence of those with complex needs: AchieveAbility$180,000, over three yearsFor continued support to provide education and employment services for formerly homeless single parents. Bethesda Project$237,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to provide services to chronically homeless individuals. Calcutta House$140,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support of a personal-care home for individuals who are homeless and who have AIDS. Career Wardrobe$95,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to provide workplace attire and life-skills classes to women entering the workforce. Community Learning Center$105,000, over three yearsFor continued support to provide information, referral and counseling to adult basic education students. Community Women’s Education Project$150,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to provide education and social services to low-income, unskilled women. Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (West Chester, PA)$121,000, over three yearsFor continued support of services to victims of domestic violence in Chester County. Family and Community Service of Delaware County (Media, PA)$135,000, over three yearsFor continued support of the Ralph Moses House, which provides services to formerly homeless men living with HIV/AIDS. HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia$150,000, over three yearsFor support of legal services to low-income Latino immigrants. Homeless Advocacy Project$99,000, over three yearsFor continued support of legal assistance to homeless individuals. Horizon House$180,000, over three yearsFor continued support to assist adults with serious mental illness to receive technical certifications or college degrees. Inglis Foundation$197,000, over three yearsFor support of the Inglis Computing Project to enhance the independence and productivity of individuals with serious disabilities. Interim House$158,000, over three yearsFor continued support of its Job Readiness Program for women who are recovering from serious substance abuse problems. La Comunidad Hispana (Kennett Square, PA)$168,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to provide social, health, education and other supportive services to low-income Latinos. LIFT (Washington, DC)$100,000, over three yearsFor support of LIFT Philadelphia to assist low-income individuals to secure the community resources needed to increase their independence. Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance$149,000, over three yearsFor continued support to provide nutrition counseling and meals for people with chronic or serious illnesses. People’s Emergency Center$140,000, over three yearsTo continue the Job Opportunities and Business Skills program for low-income individuals, including those who are homeless, in Philadelphia. Project HOME$297,000, over three yearsFor continued support to provide comprehensive services to people who are homeless. Temple University$116,000, over three yearsFor continued support of the Legal Advocacy for Patients Program for low-income people with chronic or terminal illness. Trevor’s Campaign (Springfield, PA)$75,000, over three yearsFor continued support of Project SUCCESS, to assist homeless women in moving toward independent living. Unemployment Information Center$110,000, over three yearsFor continued operating support to provide assistance to unemployed individuals. VNA Community Services (Abington, PA)$175,000, over three yearsFor continued support of the Montgomery County Personal Navigator Program to assist low-income adults to apply for and obtain public support. Women’s Community Revitalization Project$173,000, over three yearsFor continued support to provide case management and other supportive services to women living in its affordable rental housing units.

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