Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc. (CMHS) was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to support the salary, a portion of payroll taxes, and benefits of a new Health Information Administrator (HIA). The Health Information Administrator will work closely with CMHS’s Quality...

KidsTLC recently received a grant for $15,000 from the Courtney S. Turner Foundation to support their Street Outreach Services (SOS) program.  This program provides transitional aged homeless, runaway, and at risk youth with crisis intervention, case management, and housing services, as well as connections to other critical community services. KidsTLC operates a 24-hour crisis hotline where youth can reach a staff member day or night. Staff utilize crisis intervention interactions with youth to build trust and offer them services. SOS staff then work to transition youth into case management. Case managers come alongside the youth to help them identify and meet specific goals.

Jackson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to support their Youngest Victims programs. Jackson County CASA started the Youngest Victims program in 2011 to focus on children from birth...

Genesis Promise Academy recently received a grant for $152,767 from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to support the partial salaries of four counselors and the time of a Family Resource Specialist. The Genesis Counseling Program provides individual, group, and psycho-educational group therapy to approximately 290 students...