Technical assistance and direction for RWJF's Caring Across Communities program

The Foundation's program, Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth, was designed to fund communities to establish school connected mental health services for students who require them, with an emphasis on overcoming the cultural and language barriers of children residing in immigrant and refugee families.This grant supports the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools in providing technical assistance to manage a new multisite grant initiative that will support school-connected mental health services for students who require them, with an emphasis on overcoming the cultural and language barriers of children residing in immigrant and refugee families. The strategies employed by the funded projects will include approaches that are culturally informed and linguistically accessible to children and their families.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $2,499,204.00

Awarded on: 12/22/2005

Time frame: 2/1/2006 - 6/30/2010

Grant Number: 55531

Grantee

George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services Center for Health & Health Care in Schools

Suite 200, Room 213
2175 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC, 20037-1861

202-994-4895
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Julia Graham Lear
Project Director

202-466-3396
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