Baltimore County - 4 Grants

Grantee Organization: Baltimore County Health Department
Focus Area: Childhood Obesity
Grant and Amount: LHIC 12-005 ($25,000) 
Grant Project Description: 
The Baltimore County Health Coalition utilized CHRC grant funding to support efforts to address childhood obesity and enhance the Healthier Generation Healthy School Program, which includes 25 public schools.  CHRC grant funding supports staff professional development and data analysis on Body Mass Index (BMI).
Organization Contact Information: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/health​

 

Grantee Organization: Baltimore County Health Department
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant and Amount: 11-008 ($350,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported a re-entry program that provided case management services for incarcerated patients before and after release with behavioral health and substance abuse disorders. The program directed participants with substance abuse disorders to available inpatient and outpatient substance abuse programs post discharge from a detention center.  Grant funds supported two case managers who were geographically distributed throughout the county. This program provided services for 344 individuals over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/health

 

Grantee Organization: Baltimore County Health Department 
Focus Area: Infant Mortality 
Grant and Amount: 10-002 ($293,759)
Grant Project Description: CHRC grant funds supported the Prenatal Enrichment Program, which provided access to a prenatal, educational and case management services for high risk pregnant women and teenagers. The program provides education and counseling on management of health issues, screenings, and interventions for smoking and other substance use during pregnancy, and home visiting program during pregnancy and after delivery. Grant funds were utilized to support the salaries of program staff. The grantee reported serving 2,019 women through 4,275 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/health/healthservices/familyplanning.html

 

Grantee Organization: Baltimore County Health Department
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 09-003 ($55,450) 
Grant Project Description: This one-year grant supported the health department’s efforts to enhance the information technology capacities in the health department's school-based wellness centers, and to expand services by opening a school-based wellness center in Dundalk. Grant funds were utilized to upgrade the computers systems at the SBHCs. The new computers and other upgraded equipment paid for with this funding enabled the SBHC to keep more complete and accurate patient records with an ultimate goal of being able to bill for health care services rendered.
Organization Contact Information: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/agencies/health​