Open to Law Students only. The Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center is a non-profit law office of four attorneys located in the Appalachian coalfields. Our work centers around regulatory law on issues of miners’ safety and health and environmental justice. We represent coal miners in mine safety and black lung cases, as well as individuals and citizens’ groups in environmental cases. We practice before state and federal courts and state and federal agencies, including the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
The Ark is a short-term emergency preschool program for children ages 3 to 5 whose families are homeless or in the early stages of recovery from addiction. A primarly focus of this program is to support language and social skills development to better prepare children for school.
Founded in 2003, Austin Voices for Education and Youth is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging school reform efforts, building a new generation of young leaders and supporting Austin families to reduce social and economic barriers for students. Starting in 2007, Austin Voices developed the Family Resource Center model that now supports 11 campuses in 2 school districts. Part of an innovative community-based school reform model, the FRCs support low-income families with comprehensive supports, including access to healthcare, employment assistance,
The Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center (BRAAC) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian center that provides education and services for children and families affected by autism and unique learning challenges, such as Learning Disabilities. It was founded in June, 2009 through a merger between two well established programs whose mission was the same: provide services to children in the Roanoke Valley and Lexington area who struggle to learn and succeed in typical environments. As the merger of The Achievement Center and the Blue
“Striving to provide the best health care to every patient, every day,” CAMC Memorial Hospital is home to one of the highest volume heart programs in the country. Our multidisciplinary team includes radiation, gynecologic, and medical oncologists, as well as oncology pharmacists, psychologists dedicated to the care of cancer patients and their families, case coordinators, social workers, and skilled oncology registered nurses. Our services also include a cancer support program for families.
The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers is a 501c3 that is engaged in a three year Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Demonstration Project. Through the ACO, the Coalition is working to improve health outcomes and quality of care as well as decrease healthcare costs for Medicaid patients in Camden who are covered by United Healthcare. We are doing this by partnering closely with 12 primary care offices across the city, working to build their capacity and improve access for Camden patients.
Established as a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is a unique medical school program that sets standards for the training of physician investigators through innovative approaches to the integration of basic science, research and clinical medicine. This summer the intern will be observing and interviewing patients in a variety of clinical venues and under the mentorship of three professionals in order to address issues of addiction in various ways (healthcare, legal,
The Regional Center for Infectious Disease (RCID) opened in March 2011 in the Wendover Medical Center. RCID provides medical care, research, social work, care management, mental health, substance abuse and dental services for over 1400 people living with HIV in our community. We also serve patients with general infectious disease problems. To date, we have assisted 600-700 patients with HIV medication assistance through ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program). Currently, we are providing HIV related medications to 315 patients, a total benefit
CrossOver Health Care Ministry provides quality and compassionate health care to the uninsured in the greater Richmond Metropolitan area. Our mission is to provide health care, promote wellness, and connect the talents and resources of the community with people in need in the name of Jesus Christ. CrossOver is here to serve and empower patients by providing a comprehensive approach to health care for the body, mind, and spirit! Established by volunteers in 1983, CrossOver offers a full continuum of health
The Daily Planet’s mission is to provide accessible, comprehensive, and integrated quality health services to those at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. It is a full-service healthcare center located in downtown Richmond. In addition to primary healthcare, the center also provides behavioral health services, eye care and dental care. It operates two other facilities: a 30-day Medical Respite program for homeless individuals being released from area hospitals; and Safe Haven, a long-term residential program for chronically homeless, mentally ill adults.