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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The Barnabas Network

Establishing Physical Location in High Point

The Barnabas Network seeks to become the go-to agency in High Point to play this important role, which is currently coordinated by volunteers or across various nonprofit agencies. Funding supports establishing a brick-and-mortar location for the organization in High Point, including a consultant to facilitate the planning process, staff time, and expenses related to focus groups.

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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

Healthy Homes Program

Funding provides continued support for the Healthy Homes program, which aims to reduce health-related illnesses such as asthma, COPD, and lead poisoning, caused by poor housing conditions. The service helps residents in substandard housing navigate and connect to existing resources.

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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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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

High Point Eviction Database

The Center for Housing & Community Studies plans to create a complete, accurate, and up-to-date High Point eviction database with information about the tenant, landlord, location, and grounds for eviction. This database would be the first of its kind for High Point. The data will enable policymakers and advocates to deploy their resources more efficiently and intervene where most needed. Funding supports UNCG project staff and research-related expenses.

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Triad Health Project

Prevention Services Expansion

Triad Health Project seeks to expand its prevention services, including increased PrEP Care Program enrollment, STI testing hours, and education sessions. Funding supports the High Point office’s staff time and operating and outreach expenses.

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World Relief High Point

Behavioral Health Services

Funding supports the organization’s behavioral health services and fills a gap in services for clients who need mental health support but have been in the US for over five years. It also supports local staff and volunteer training in trauma-informed care, space in High Point to provide therapeutic and group treatment, and program materials.

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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

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference

YWCA High Point plans to hold a two-day Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference focusing on social determinants of health. The goals are to empower attendees to foster diversity and inclusion in their organizations, develop a network of leaders focused on equity and systems change, and identify strategic priorities for action. Funding supports keynote speaker fees, the development of a State of Race report, conference expenses, and staff planning time.

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YWCA High Point

Equitable Opportunities for Non-English-Speaking Residents

The request supports efforts to provide more equitable opportunities for non-English speaking residents to participate in community events. YWCA High Point will purchase interpretation equipment to reduce the language barrier in community forums and educational classes. The equipment will also be made available to other nonprofits and groups for use at community meetings.

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