Prince George's County - 16 Grants

Grantee Organization: University of Maryland Baltimore 
Focus Area: Primary Care 
Grant and Amount:17-001 ($1,200,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant is being used to expand access to primary and preventative care services and promote care continuity in Prince George’s County, an area of Maryland with some of the highest chronic disease burdens in the state that would benefit from increased access to primary care services in the community. The project provides a specific emphasis on low-income individuals who present at the emergency department of the Prince George’s Hospital Center for ambulatory care sensitive conditions and seeks to link these residents with routine and ongoing primary care services at a new center in Cheverly. The project would also deploy the Governor’s Wellmobile to reach patients where they live. CHRC grant funds are being utilized to support the salary costs in the clinic and Wellmobile
Organization Contact Information: 
www.umaryland.edu​

Grantee Organization: Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Washington D.C.
Focus Area: Dental 
Grant and Amount:16-002 ($200,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant is being utilized to open a new, comprehensive, four-chair dental clinic in Temple Hills, Prince George's County, to serve dental services to low-income residents. The applicant currently operates two other dental clinics in the region, and the new (third) proposed clinic is focusing exclusively on serving low-income and un/underinsured residents in Prince George's County. CHRC grant funding is being utilized to support the salary costs of the practitioners for the first two years after clinic opening. 
Organization Contact Information: www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: La Clinica del Pueblo
Focus Area: Primary Care 
Grant and Amount: 16-011 ($300,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant is being used to support the opening of a new Federally Qualified Health Center site in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, which serves the Langley Park, Hyattsville, Riverdale, Mt. Rainer, and Bladensburg communities, providing access to medical, behavioral health, and other social support services. In August 2015, the applicant secured a FY 2015 New Access Point grant from HRSA to support the new site in Hyattsville and has leveraged additional funding from private foundations. Grant funds are being utilized to support the salary costs of program personnel at the new health center site.
Organization Contact Information: www.lcdp.org

 

Grantee Organization: Community Clinic, Inc.
Focus Area: Infant Mortality 
Grant and Amount: 15-001 ($110,000)
Grant Project Description: This one-year grant provides funding for CCI to expand services at its newly opened prenatal clinic in Greenbelt and access to a range of comprehensive women's health services. Grant funding is utilized to cover the salary costs of one FTE RN and one FTE Community Health Worker (CHW), as the prenatal clinic is currently staffed with three part-time volunteer NPs. Services enabled under the grant include care coordination, screening for depression, and screening/care management for diabetes. This proposal would serve Prince George's County, a jurisdiction identified by DHMH as a priority area. 
Organization Contact Information: www.cciweb.org

 

Grantee Organization: Access to Wholistic and Productive Living 
Focus Area: Infant Mortality 
Grant and Award: 14-001 ($100,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports the expansion of services for pregnant and early postpartum women in order to improve birth outcomes and rates of first trimester prenatal care in underserved communities in Prince George’s County. Services include targeted case management, home visiting, linkage to prenatal care, smoking cessation services and/or health education. Grant funds are being utilized to hire staff to increase the number of zip codes in Prince George’s County served by the Bright Beginnings program. 
Organization Contact Information: www.guide.awpli.org

 

Grantee Organization: Mary’s Center 
Focus Area: Infant Mortality
Grant and Amount: 14-002 ($300,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supports an effort to reduce health disparities and the State’s infant mortality rate by expanding its current prenatal services at the grantee’s Adelphi, MD clinic. Services also include the provision of primary health care for women of reproductive age. Grant funds will be used to support the salary costs of a Primary Care Adult/Family Medical Doctor, a Certified Nurse Midwife, a Family Support Worker, and a Life Cycle Health Educator at the Adelphi health center. 
Organization Contact Information: http://www.maryscenter.org/

 

Grantee Organization: MedChi – Prince George’s Health Department
Focus Area: I.T.
Grant and Amount: 12-011 ($75,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported implementation of eHealth for Prince George’s County. The program provided EHR and practice management systems for four county owned health clinics. Grant funds were utilized to pay for a component of the needed hardware upgrades, licensing fees, and implementation costs.
Organization Contact Information: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/health/Pages/default.aspx

 

Grantee Organization: Mary's Center for Maternal and Child Care, Inc. 
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant and Amount: 12-014 ($198,318) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant integrated behavioral health care at the Mary’s Center's primary care service locations in Silver Spring and Adelphi. The program served both individuals with a mental health diagnosis
 as well as those suffering from medical conditions such as chronic pain, hypertension, diabetes and histories of poor adherence to medical treatment plans. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries. The program provided services to 4,394 individuals and provided through 9,386 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.maryscenter.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Prince George’s County Health Department. 
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: LHIC 12-015 ($25,000) 
Grant Project Description: The Prince George's Healthcare Action Coalition utilized grant funding to address several goals of the Coalition: health care access, chronic disease, birth outcomes, and infectious diseases.  Grant funds were utilized for the following strategies: (1) to develop a safety net services directory to inform low-income and uninsured residents about options for accessing primary and specialty care services in the community; (2) to expand HIV/AIDS outreach and prevention education efforts to include the use of social media technology, promoting culturally sensitive messages to educate the public about HIV prevention.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/health/

 

Grantee Organization: Access to Wholistic & Productive Living 
Focus Area: Infant Mortality
Grant and Amount: 11-002 ($150,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported the expansion of the Bright Beginnings program which is aimed at reducing infant mortality and morbidity in vulnerable populations. The program enrolled participants through community outreach and then connected them to prenatal care, health insurance coverage, and social services. The program enrolled 111 women over the duration of the grant. 
Organization Contact Information: www.guide.awpli.org

 

Grantee Organization: Prince George's Health Department
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant and Amount: 11-009 ($210,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported a re-entry program that provided services at Adam’s House, which offers ex-offenders assistance in successfully transitioning back to the community. The program included behavioral and primary health care services, addiction services, life skills education, parenting development, employment services, and transportation assistance. Grant funds supported staff salaries. The grantee reported serving 82 individuals through 984 visits over the duration of the grant. 
Organization Contact Information: http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/health/

 

Grantee Organization: Access to Wholistic & Productive Living 
Focus Area: Infant Mortality
Grant and Amount: 10-001 ($100,000) 
Grant Project Description: The two-year grant supported the Bright Beginnings Program which provided targeted case management services, health education, smoking cessation support, and linkages to early prenatal and post-partum care for women living in zip codes 20743 and 20746 (Seat Pleasant, Fairmount Heights, Capitol Heights and Suitland). Grant funds were utilized to support the costs of operations and the services of a case manager. The grantee reported serving 83 women through 386 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: 
www.guide.awpli.org

 

Grantee Organization: Pregnancy Aid Centers 
Focus Area: Infant Mortality 
Grant and Amount: 10-005 ($300,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported the provision of pregnancy services by a multidisciplinary team and targeted pregnant teens in Prince George’s County. The program provided services aimed at reducing the incidence of repeat pregnancies in the teen population by providing family planning services. Grant funds were utilized to support staff salaries. The grantee reported providing services to 379 patients over 3,812 over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: 
www.pregnancyaidcenter.org

 

Grantee Organization: Prince George's Health Department 
Focus Area: Infant Mortality 
Grant and Amount: 10-006 ($250,000) 
Grant Project Status: Closed 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant funded the Tapestry Program which provided perinatal services to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured women in Prince George's County. The health department partnered with the University of Maryland to provide multidisciplinary services high risk women of reproductive age, including those with HIV/AIDS. Grant funds were utilized to support salary costs and support the services provided under this grant. The grantee reported providing services to 165 women through 987 visits over the duration of the grant. 
Organization Contact Information: 
www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/health/

 

Grantee Organization: Prince George’s Health Department
Focus Area: Dental
Grant and Amount: 08-020 ($299,164) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the expansion of existing dental care resources in Prince George’s County for low-income children and their families to expand oral disease prevention and health promotion. Grant funds were utilized to staff a dentist, a dental hygienist, a dental assistant, and a case manager as well as support the School-Based Program's dental Sealant Program and the Early Childhood Caries Program at the Cheverly Health Center. 
Organization Contact Information: 
www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/health/

 

Grantee Organization: Greater Baden Medical Services
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 08-025 ($500,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the opening of a new health center in Brandywine, MD, as well as the expansion of primary care and prenatal services at GBMS’s Capitol Heights, MD facility. Grant funds supported the salaries of clinical and support staff and to purchase necessary equipment and supplies. This program served 3,519 individuals and provided over 6,000 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: 
www.gbms.org/

 

 

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