Legal Council for Health Justice

Award / $50,000

Priority / Health Innovation

Location / Chicago, IL City of Chicago focus

Grant Summary:

Legal Council for Health Justice piloted a medical-legal partnership with Mt. Sinai Hospital’s Under the Rainbow behavioral health outpatient clinic for children and adolescents. This is Illinois’ first pediatric behavioral health medical-legal partnership and it provides training on legal issues to medical professionals and legal aid to children and families receiving mental health care to improve their health and fiscal stability. We request funding to make this innovative pilot a permanent part of the care provided at Under the Rainbow.