Investing in Layne Park

Funder: City of San Fernando

 VCCC supported the gathering of community input in support of renovations at Layne Park. 

Los Angeles County COVID Equity Outreach and Education 

Funder: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health 

 As Los Angeles County COVID-19 Equity Grantee, VCCC is providing Community Outreach & Education in prioritized communities of North Hills, Pacoima, Panorama City, and Van Nuys. Community Outreach & Education utilizes grassroots models of engagement to ensure that accurate and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 reaches all communities, especially those that are most highly impacted by the virus.

Grant Funded Programs

Justice Impacted Program Services

Funder: California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

This program is comprised of a collaborative effort between Valley Care Community Consortium, Tarzana Treatment Centers, and Center for Living and Learning. It aims to provide employment support, mental health care, substance use disorder treatment, system navigation services, health services, medical services, dental services, and legal services. 

Stronger Together at Home: Adult Mental Health First Aid

Funder: Providence Health & Services/ Mother Joseph Fund

Capacity-building assistance enabled VCCC to become Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructors. A goal is to train a minimum of 100 individuals from community-based organizations, schools, and churches with skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Local Elder Abuse Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team

Funder: Office for Victims of Crime

LEAP-EMDT works to put an end to the mistreatment and exploitation of older adults and provide integrated services to seniors who are victimized or vulnerable. Partner agencies include but are not limited to Center for Assault Treatment Services at Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Center for Healthier Communities at Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Onegeneration, Alzheimer’s Association, and Bet Tzedek. 

Project Healing (Health Equity, Active, and Healthy Living)

Funder: Cedars Sinai

Sponsored by Cedars Sinai, Project Healing will assist in the integration and adoption of SDoH platforms into community-based organization operations. By the end of the grant period, VCCC will produce a case study report that will provide findings and recommendations on how a community clinic and social service provider can adopt and implement an SDoH platform. 

Healthy Food for Patients and Families

Funder: Kaiser Permanente

 This program supports the implementation of recurring food distribution events throughout Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Clinics and Hospitals. In addition, it supports establishing pop-up farmers' markets with community clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers. 

VCCC Health Equity Committee 

Funder: Providence St. Joseph Health/ Community Recovery & Resiliency Initiative

 As written, the focus of this grant would be to implement a Health Equity Committee that addresses housing, food insecurity, mental health, and behavioral health throughout the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. The grant from Providence St. Joseph’s Health also provides technical assistance that will allow greater collaboration and coordination throughout VCCC’s network of over 200 partner agencies.