Plan A’s mobile clinics provide free healthcare services to communities across the Mississippi Delta. Grants from the Women’s Foundation will support the operation of the free mobile and brick and mortar clinic.
Teen Health Mississippi works to improve the sexual health of Mississippi teens by providing trainings that build community capacity and resource access. With grants from the Women’s Foundation, Teen Health Mississippi will launch Youth-Friendly Healthcare. Youth-Friendly Healthcare will work in tandem with Teen Health Mississippi’s Training and Technical Assistance Program (T&TA) to help clinicians and […]
With grants from the Women’s Foundation, Teen Health Mississippi will launch MYVoice–a program designed to support youth ages 13 to 19 with information about their sexual and reproductive health. MYVoice provides peer-led sessions both online and in person to connect young people to evidence-based information. The goal is to reduce the teen pregnancy rate in […]
Spring Initiative creates new opportunities for young people in the Mississippi Delta to overcome disparities and live happy, healthier lives. Through grants from the Women’s Foundation, Spring Initiative provides regular, evidence-based sex education across all ages to ensure that students can make informed decisions about their health and feel confident in defining and maintaining the […]
The SPACE (Safe Place And Care for Everyone) Project targets women and children of all ages and provides resources to boost women’s health. The SPACE focuses primarily on women who have health complications, face financial hardship, or may have high-risk pregnancies. The resource center provides vaccinations, wellness care, and educational resources to help women make […]
The Health and Hygiene Project seeks to combat issues of social isolation, bullying, and self-esteem by providing education and hygiene toiletries at no cost to students attending elementary, middle, high and colleges in Jackson, MS.
The Cary Christain Center’s vision is to break the cycles of poverty through relationships; to build serious and significant relationships that are based on biblical principles; and to build relationships with individuals through the various ministries by becoming involved in their lives which ultimately leads them to making healthy choices. With the help of grant […]
Grant funds from the Women’s Foundation will go towards supporting Strategic Solutions’ “Solid Ground Healthy Relationship” workshops across the state. Solid Ground Healthy Relationships classes expand access to evidence-based reproductive health courses in order to help teens (aged 15 to 19) make more informed decisions about their health, reduce the teen pregnancy rate, and lower […]
Through grants provided by the Women’s Foundation, The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) was able to enhance their service program focused on improving post-partum outcomes for Mississippi women. Utilizing new evidence-based intervention methods, the Newborn Observation System (NBOS) will be implemented in NICUs and wellness visits at UMMC. NBOS aims to reduce depressive symptoms […]
Using evidence-based strategies, the Healthy Women, Healthy Families Initiative aims to improve a number of maternal health outcomes for Mississippi women in Hinds County, MS. By working with local health organizations, sharing resources provided by the Mississippi State Department of Health, and increasing the number of community maternal health resources, this program aims to reduce […]
The University of Mississippi’s William Magee Center developed the Transforming Healthy Relationships in Various Environments (THRIVE) Program in order to increase awareness around domestic violence and share resources that inform university students on healthy relationship behaviors.
Hosted by Teen Health Mississippi and their partners, the Mobilizing Youth Summit (MYSummit) is an annual event that provides young people with an opportunity to increase awareness around issues impacting youth in their communities. MYSummit equips young people with the skills and tools they need to build local outreach campaigns, practice advocacy, and raise awareness […]