UWM will ensure that by 2025, over two million services addressing basic needs will be delivered to our neighbors living in or at risk of poverty.
To foster an integrated and coordinated system of basic need supports to help individuals and families attain their full potential.
1. Provide 30,000 quality physical and mental health care services to improve the health of individuals and families
2. Improve access to healthy food for 2,500 individuals.
Living in or at risk of poverty increases the chances of poor health, making access to health care even more important. Connection to quality care improves health by encouraging preventive care and early treatment and also keeps costs down by reducing hospital stays and unnecessary emergency room visits.
- Support provision of high quality healthcare and wrap around services across the lifespan to individuals living in or at risk of poverty, with an emphasis on preventive services.
- Provide mental health services for at-risk populations through trauma informed practices.
- Increase knowledge and skills regarding nutrition and preparation of healthy foods.
- Increase availability of nutritious food in food insecure locations and populations.
- Increase knowledge and skills of healthy parenting and childhood development.
physical and mental health care services were provided.
people received healthy meals.
The areas of investment
Home Health Care
Community Health Clinics
Supportive Health Services
Out of School Time Food Programs
Substance Abuse Treatment
Child and Adolescent Therapy
Family Strengthening and Stablization
Home Visitation/In-Home Support
Child Abuse Prevention
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