Anne Arundel County - 8 Grants

Grantee Organization: Robert A Pascal Youth and Family Services 
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant and Amount: 17-006 ($225,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports the establishment of a new stabilization center located on the grounds of the former state psychiatric hospital in Crownsville.  The project will emphasize serving individuals who are identified by EMS or law enforcement; this program does not currently exist in Anne Arundel County.  Stabilization services will be co-located with Gaudenzia Addiction and Recovery Services, one of the larger behavioral health service providers in the state, and the project will increase access to substance use treatment services. Grant funds will be used for salaries of clinicians who will staff the center.
Organization Contact Information: www.pascalfamily.org

 

Grantee Organization: Anne Arundel County Department of Health 
Focus Area: Dental
Grant and Amount: 17-014 ($200,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant is being used to expand access to emergency dental services for low-income adults in Anne Arundel County, with a particular emphasis on diverting preventable dental-related ED visits. The target population is low-income Medicare and Medicaid adults. The project will build on the existing REACH Program in Anne Arundel by linking patients with private dentists and building the capacity of the existing dental clinic(s) at the Health Department to serve more residents. CHRC grant funding is being utilized to support the salary of a dental patient navigator and to provide discounted costs for dental services to program participants. 
Organization Contact Information: http://www.aahealth.org/​

 

Grantee Organization: Omni House Behavioral Health System
Focus Area: IT 
Grant and Amount: 12-015, ($150,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported implementation of an electronic medical records system at Omni House's Day Program, offices and clinic. Grant funds were utilized to purchase the software needed for each of the program locations. 
Organization Contact Information: http://www.omnihouse.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Anne Arundel County Department of Health 
Focus Area: Childhood Obesity
Grant and Amount: LHIC 12-004 ($25,000) 
Grant Project Description: 
The Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition utilized CHRC grant funding to support initiatives designed to increase healthy food consumption, promote physical activity, and decrease obesity among adults and children.  Grant funding supported the implementation of the “Eat Healthier/Move More” program, which engaged more than 1,000 community residents, and the Healthy Anne Arundel Action Plan for Obesity, which resulted in a six-week Family Fitness Challenge that engaged 248 employees of the Health Department.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.aahealth.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Anne Arundel Medical Center
Project Name: Anne Arundel Medical Center's Community Health Center
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 11-013 ($150,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the expansion of access to primary care services at a new health care clinic in Anne Arundel County. The clinic offered primary care, specialty and diagnostic referrals, case management, and bilingual services on a sliding-fee scale. Grant funds were utilized to support operation and administrative costs for expansion of services. The grantee reported serving 6,168 patients and provided over 21,000 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.aahs.org/healthcenter/index.php

 

Grantee Organization: Community Health Integrated Partnership
Grant and Amount: 08-013, ($1,000,000) 
Focus Area: IT 
Grant Project Description:  This two-year grant supported the Community Health Integrated Partnership (CHIP), which is a Maryland health center controlled network. CHRC funded CHIP's electronic health record system (EHRS) project which included 36 sites across seven federally qualified health center organizations in Maryland. 

 

Grantee Organization: Anne Arundel Mental Health Agency 
Focus Area: Behavioral Health 
Grant and Amount: 08-028, ($355,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported services to assess, stabilize, and treat uninsured Anne Arundel County residents with co-occurring disorders who are in need of immediate services. Patient services were delivered by a team including mobile crisis personnel, patient advocates and case managers. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries and training. The grantee reported serving 2,355 patients over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.aamentalhealth.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Anne Arundel County Department of Health 
Grant and Amount: 07-002 ($450,000) 
Focus Area: Dental 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the “Residents Access to a Coalition of Health (REACH” program which links low-income uninsured county residents to a network of primary care and specialist providers who provide services on a sliding fee scale. Grant funds were utilized to support the costs of opening a new dental clinic in Glen Burnie that provided basic dental care at reduced rates to individuals enrolled in the REACH program. This clinic allowed for Anne Arundel to provide dental services to an additional 1,300 individuals over the duration of the grant. 
Organization Contact Information: www.aahealth.org​​