South Side Office of Concern

Award / $50,000

Priority / Health for the Underserved

Location / Peoria, IL Peoria and Tazewell counties of focus

Grant Summary:

This project’s overarching goal is to improve the overall health and wellbeing of persons experiencing homelessness and/or former homelessness (currently residing in transitional and/or permanent supportive housing) by: 1)increasing enrollment in Medicaid and/or other public benefits; 2) facilitating enrollment and required re-certification/enrollment with managed care organizations and/or the public Medicaid agent; and 3) connecting consumers to primary care providers and providing care coordination through outreach activities.