Area nonprofits get $4.25 million for behavioral health services

08/14/2014 12:00 AM

08/15/2014 3:21 PM

New grants to support behavioral health services and family violence prevention have been awarded by the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.

The 2014 grants, totaling $4.25 million, are going to 34 area nonprofit organizations that provide services to the poor and underserved population.

The recipients, selected from 73 proposals that sought a total of $12.85 million:

Associated Youth Services, Belton School District, Benilde Hall, Child Advocacy Services Center, Child Protection Center, Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Crittenton Children’s Center, DeLaSalle Education Center, First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery, Gillis Center, Health Partnership of Johnson County, Hope House, Jewish Vocational Service, Kansas City CARE Clinic, Kansas University Endowment Association, KidsTLC, Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Mattie Rhodes Center, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault, Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greater Kansas City, Niles Home for Children, Operation Breakthrough, PACES, ReDiscover, reStart, Safehome, Sheffield Place, Spofford, Sunflower House, Synergy Services, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Tri-County Mental Health Services and Truman Medical Center.

| Diane Stafford, stafford@kcstar.com

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