2019 Grants

NSCHN is proud to announce the 2019 grantees in Elder Health and Youth/Adolescent Behavioral Health. The 2019 process resulted in awards of $220,000 to 12 outstanding applicants. Approximately $690,000 has been awarded to area health and social service agencies since 2017.   

Grantees Addressing Elder Health:  $87,229 Awarded 

North Shore Community Health (Salem) will collaborate with the Salem Council on Aging to provide on-site behavioral health treatment to clients/participants in COA programs and events.  $55,000 

North Shore Elder Services (Regional) will offer in-home mental health services to home-bound seniors. $17,000 

YMCA of the North Shore (Regional) will expand the availability of specialized fitness programs for seniors and measure the mental and emotional health impacts. $15,000 

Grantees Addressing Youth/Adolescent Behavioral Health:  $132,417 Awarded 

Action Inc. (Gloucester) will collaborate with Children's Friend and Family Services to offer mental health services to at-risk young people attending the COMPASS program. $10,117 

Centerboard will provide mental health treatment and other supportive services to young women in Lynn & Peabody who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation. $14,000 

Express Yourself (Regional) will expand outreach by its Expressive Arts Therapist to increase the number of youth with behavioral health needs served by the arts immersion program. $20,000 

A Healthy Lynnfield will establish Interface Referral Service (behavioral health navigation service) for all Lynnfield residents to heighten awareness and improve access to existing referral and treatment services. $13,000 

The Home for Little Wanderers will add an additional 180 hours of mental/behavioral health services on site in seven Beverly Public Schools. $15,300 

nAGLY (Salem & Lynn) will develop a partnership with Lynn Community Health Center to enhance access to behavioral health services for LGBTQ youth. $20,000 

The NAN Project (Salem) will collaborate with LEAP to incorporate mental health awareness and suicide prevention into LEAP programs serving Salem youth, and will add services in 1-2 additional schools. $18,000 

North Shore Health Project (Gloucester) will work with Children’s Friend and Family Services to establish a weekly support group led by NSHP staff and a CFFS mental health clinician for area LGBTQ youth. $12,000 

Pathways for Children (Regional) will reinforce healthy parenting approaches through expansion of the nurturing curriculum, ability to offer the program in languages other than English, and special outreach to families in Salem. $10,000