School-based adolescent health clinic in Southside Chicago

The Foundation's Community Care Funding Partners Program is an eight-year matching grant program designed to encourage community and regional corporations and foundations to support small-scale local health centers serving the medically indigent.This phase-one grant under this Program supports the establishment of an adolescent health care clinic at DuSable High School to provide comprehensive health care to the school population. Services will include: emergency treatment; routine and sports physicals; immunizations; lab tests; examination, diagnosis and treatment of pain or illness; ongoing care of existing conditions; treatment of sexually transmitted diseases; pregnancy testing and prenatal and postpartal exams; family planning; and counseling. Services will be provided by a full-time nurse practitioner, social worker and medical assistant/secretary; a part-time health education facilitator and physician. The medical provider is Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center. Matching funds have been pledged from seven Chicago foundations to complete the eight-year deficit budget submitted with the proposal.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $372,129.00

Awarded on: 2/28/1985

Time frame: 3/1/1985 - 6/30/1990

Grant Number: 9872


Ounce of Prevention Fund

33 West Monroe Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, 60603-5400


Saundra Lightfoot
Project Director