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Funded Projects

Grant Status: Active

Grant Title: Project HOAP (Health Outreach and Access Program)

Web Site: Altamed Health Services Corporation Project Exit Disclaimer

Project Director(s):

Nena Davis
Altamed Health Services Corporation
Los Angeles, CA
Phone: (323) 889-7343
Email: NDavis@altamed.org

Problem:

Project HOAP (Health Outreach and Access Program) is a new school-based community health initiative between AltaMed Health Services Corporation and Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School aimed at increasing health care enrollment and access to quality health care and services for uninsured and underinsured students and their families in the Boyle Heights community of East Los Angeles.

Goals and Objectives:

Enroll all Roosevelt youth and families in health insurance and increase their access to quality care, with the vision to improve the physical and mental health and well-being of children, youth and families in Boyle Heights.

Methodology:

Provide on-site health education and health care enrollment, referral, and follow up services through a bilingual Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) and a pediatrician lead bilingual health literacy and prevention education monthly series ("Ask a Doc") to students and families at Roosevelt High School.

Coordination:

Collaborative community partners in the Project Advisory Board comprised of family service centers, mental health and community and youth based services will provide support for health coverage outreach and program implementation.

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