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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Interfaith Community Services of San Diego saw a tsunami of people seeking emergency food and shelter. “We’re seeing people we’ve never seen before,” said…

In the face of crushing need, the coronavirus pandemic has pushed safety net clinics to get creative when it comes to helping food insecure patients. Some might call it outside-the-box thinking — ex…

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced safety net health centers to pivot on a dime. When patients stopped going to clinics for routine health care because of shelter-in-place mandates, some started deliver…

Some clinics in the safety net have had to lay off workers. This place had another idea.

When Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) of Oregon got word that the state was ordering a lockdown to protect r…

Not too long ago, it was an elbow-to-elbow, shoulder-to-shoulder job. That’s one of the things community health workers liked most about their job with the Community Health Center Network (CHCN). Th…

Just a month ago, hardly any states, counties, hospitals, or private labs had released the racial demographics of the people who had been impacted by COVID-19. Now we’ve learned that people of color…

In March, we announced our request for applications (RFA) for CALQIC (California ACEs Learning and Quality Improvement Collaborative) a new program that will support clinics in screening for and respo…

We’ve all seen the images, a stunning visual representation of the double whammy punch landed by an unprecedented public health pandemic and resulting record unemployment.
Miles-long lines of cars…

Los Angeles has a food insecurity problem and much of it is hiding in plain sight.
“We were a bit surprised,” says Haik Janoian, operations manager for the nonprofit Eisner Health, over initial f…

“When it comes to transportation many people assume that you have to be in a wheelchair or have a visual handicap to need help. But you can look at the outside and not know what’s inside.” — K…

On February 27, 2020, the Resilient Beginnings Collaborative will meet for a fourth and final time. We will reflect on the progress made during the program and plan for sustaining and spreading these…

We now know that trauma early in life can have a significant impact on an individual’s health and wellness throughout their life. As a result, health care organizations are beginning to focus on pro…

In this webinar, the members of the teams participating in the Resilient Beginnings Collaborative share what they’ve tried and lessons learned on addressing trauma during a patient visit.
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As you may know, CCI has been leading the Resilient Beginnings Collaborative (RBC), a program dedicated to addressing childhood adversity in pediatric safety net care settings. We have learned through…

Moving Clinics Upstream Kickoff Webinar
CCI hosts a kickoff webinar for the ten Los Angeles-based organizations participating in the Moving Clinics Upstream program. The webinar provides an overview…

The Center for Care Innovations selected West County Health Centers as one of seven organizations to participate in Roles Outside of Traditional Systems, or ROOTS, a one-year learning collaborative f…

Addiction Treatment Starts Here: Community Partnerships Kickoff Webinar
CCI hosts a kickoff webinar for the four opioid coalitions participating in the Community Partnerships program.
Jenny Wright,…

Petaluma Health Center worked to strengthen their PRAPARE implementation and foster strategic partnerships to develop job training and employment services for under- or unemployed patients.

St. John’s used the ROOTS grant opportunity to develop and refine their RISE program. RISE (Re-entry Integrated Services, Engagement & Empowerment), which was launched in the fall of 2017, provi…

LAC+USC worked to integrate patient social and behavioral health needs into primary care clinics in the late spring of 2016. With the ROOTS grant, the team saw an opportunity to improve food and housi…

On May 15, 2019, our Resilient Beginnings Collaborative teams met for a third time. We gathered to hear from others, both from inside the cohort and out, about the specifics of their screening workflo…

LifeLong Medical Care used the ROOTS grant to pilot a food insecurity screening and referral intervention in one primary care clinic with the goal of eventually expanding systemwide.

A Clinic and a School District Team Up to Help Kids
Staff at the Santa Cruz Community Health Centers and the Live Oak School District in the community of Live Oak, California, knew they had a number…

Asian Health Services saw an opportunity to expand its PRAPARE work and improve its response to the needs surfaced through screenings.