The Foundation for a Healthy High Point is proud to support these transformative organizations and their efforts to create a healthier community.

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Communities in Schools of High Point

Peer Crisis Mentoring Program

Funding supports a peer crisis mentoring program that teaches participants skills for self-regulation and how to manage stress due to personal or community-level trauma, such as violence, poverty, and racism. The organization will deploy certified instructors, a licensed psychologist, and a case manager to train 40 youth mentors and 40 mentees across two middle schools and two high schools using the Community Resilience Model and will expand the reach to include parents and caretakers.

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D-UP Basketball Fundamentals and Skills Training

Well Centered ME Program

Funding supports the Well Centered ME program, which focuses on providing individual, family, and group counseling; reducing fear and stigma and providing education about healthy behaviors; and teaching youth problem-based and coping skills. D-UP will expand the program to include a variety of experiential and expressive art therapies. Goals include increased youth awareness regarding mental health issues, decreased stigma, and empowering youth with healthy coping mechanisms.

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Greater High Point Food Alliance

Healthy Guilford Coalition Planning Efforts

Greater High Point Food Alliance plans to increase its administrative capacity and position itself for growth and potential expansion. Funding supports a portion of costs for an administrative position and will enable the organization to lead planning efforts in The Duke Endowment’s Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas initiative.

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Guilford Child Development

Nurse-Family Partnership Program

Funding supports the organization’s Nurse-Family Partnership program that provides home visitation services for first-time, low-income mothers in High Point. The program aims to improve pregnancy outcomes, child health and development, and parental life courses by helping parents plan future pregnancies, complete their education, and find work. Funding supports the salary and benefits of one Registered Nurse and a Licensed Professional Counselor.

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Guilford County DHHS, Division of Public Health

Guilford Family Connects Program

Funding provides continued support of the Guilford Family Connects program to fund personnel costs for the full-time Registered Nurse (RN) assigned to High Point. The RN conducts virtual visits with mothers of newborns within the first one to three weeks after birth. The visit includes a comprehensive and visual assessment of mother and baby. In-home visitations will resume as soon as national guidelines confirm that it is safe to do so.

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Operation Xcel

Health and Behavioral Health Enrichment Activities

Funding expands and reestablishes health and behavioral health enrichment activities through afterschool and summer programming in High Point. Funding supports costs the state does not cover, providing enrichment activities, student transportation, program supplies, and computer software.

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The Children’s Law Center

Expansion to High Point

The Children's Law Center intends to expand its reach in High Point, and will work to raise awareness about its services among newly appointed judges. Funding supports the mental health of vulnerable children, helps address/prevent the outcomes of ACEs (adverse childhood events), and decreases the incidence of further violence. It will support staff salaries and program expenses.

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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Project Resilience

Funding supports a pilot of an 8-week resilience and youth violence prevention program called Project Resilience. Youth participants and their college mentors will attend weekly workshops to develop resiliency and advocacy skills and engage in mentoring activities. Key elements of the program include the development of a citizens advisory committee, youth mentorship, and a youth photovoice and advocacy showcase. Partners in the collaboration include Resilience High Point and Communities in Schools.

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YMCA of High Point, Inc.

Social Emotional Learning Out of School Program Expansion

YMCA of High Point, Inc. seeks to expand its Social Emotional Learning Out of School Time Program. Goals include the selection of a research-based SEL curriculum for implementation in their 2023 programs and strengthening SEL skills and resilience among youth. Funding supports staff time, the upfront cost of the SEL curriculum, supplies, and equipment.

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YWCA High Point

Parents as Teachers Program

Funding provides continued support for expanding the organization’s Parents as Teachers program. This evidence-based and national model provides adolescent parents with education about childhood development and equips them with parenting skills to help improve school readiness. Funding will support the organization in strengthening the management and evaluation infrastructure for the program. It will provide staffing for a Lead Parent Educator, a new Data Analyst position, and staff development.

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