Category: Program Spotlight

Health Foundation Awards Nearly $1 Million in Grants in the Second Quarter of 2021

Funded projects include early childhood programs; expanded services for older adults living at home; and an innovative approach to highlighting caregiver issues Between March 10 and June 16, 2021, the…

Cavity Free Kids hubs spread good oral health habits throughout the region

While some preschoolers formed lines and patiently waited a turn, others excitedly ran from one oral health activity to the next, each child eager to blurt out a tooth-healthy food…

Ready or Not prepares organizations for success in rapidly changing times

The name says it all for this program. Through Ready or Not, our goal is to assist health and human services organizations coping with a shifting economic and regulatory environment….

Capacity building efforts help practices expand access to midwifery care

A growing number of U.S. mothers are turning to midwives for prenatal care, labor and birth.  And current research may tell us why – it shows that the midwifery model…

PEDALS: Preparing Kids for Kindergarten

Singing to the tune of the well-known French children’s rhyme Frere Jacques, the sound of more than a dozen little voices filled the classroom at Bethel Head Start in Buffalo,…