Hispanic Family Center Receives Grant from the Cooper Foundation’s Camden City Community Grant Program to Support Community Health Navigation To the First Camden City Community Grant Awardees
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Camden, NJ (February 6, 2020) – The Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc. (HFC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $5,000 Camden City Community Grant from The Cooper Foundation to support the agency’s Pathways to Health. The mission of HFC’s Pathways to Health program is to increase access to health care and health insurance, and to improve the public’s knowledge of the social determinants of health. This generous grant will help ensure that residents of Camden City receive case-management assistance to navigate the complex healthcare and health insurance systems.
The Cooper Foundation serves as the philanthropic, community outreach and community development arm of The Cooper Health System. The goal of the Camden City Community Grant program is to address social determinants of health by funding applicants that demonstrate a focus on one of the following Community Building Activities: physical improvements and housing, economic development, community support, environmental improvements, leadership development and training for community members, coalition building, community health improvement advocacy or workforce development. For more information about the program visit https://foundation.cooperhealth.org/camden-communitygrant
The Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey is a multi-service agency with locations in Camden and Gloucester Counties. The agency is dedicated to providing the community with a broad range of culturally relevant social services and advocacy programs that promote and encourage empowerment and self-sufficiency. To meet this goal the Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey offers over more than 20 programs including employment and training programs, ESL/Civics, health education and prevention services, mental health services, senior services, substance use disorder treatment and energy assistance programs. Each year the Hispanic Family Center serves 10,000 individuals and families.
For More Information please contact
Nicole Wismer, MSW
Director of Program Analysis and Development