For the development and implementation of the Child Health and Development Interactive System (CHADIS), a computer interactive system with the capacity to identify and monitor psychological and developmental problems. The program provides a diagnostic and referral tool in order to improve the assessment of, and access to, treatment for mental health needs of children.
For third-year funding of STRIVE/Baltimore, a job readiness and placement service for men and women. The three-week program prepares participants for the workforce through a highly structured workshop that focuses on attitude modification and the development of job readiness skills for entry-level employment. Core services also include targeted job placements with long-term follow-up, one-to-one and group counseling and case management.
Toward the establishment and implementation of a Child Hunger Hotline for parents in Baltimore City during the summer months.
Capital funding for the renovation of three houses in high-risk communities for persons recovering from substance abuse.
For the purchase of a house in Baltimore City to use as a residential group home for eight at-risk boys. The residential program includes an educational component.
In support of the Bon Secours Youth Employment and Career Development Project. The program assists high school students to obtain after school employment and plan for their future careers, and provides formal training sessions in financial literacy, leadership, and post-high school education planning.
Toward planning and implementation of programmatic scaleup, sustainability initiatives and a feasibility study of a potential relocation to the BioPark area in East Baltimore.
For a feasibility study of the proposed merger of the Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems and the Baltimore Mental Health Systems.
To purchase in-car video camera equipment for 50 police vehicles. The purpose of this initiative is to promote officer safety, at the same time, realize more effective criminal investigations and arrests.
For the purchase of information technology equipment for support of the Police Court Liaison Program. The installation of a computerized system will enable electronic transfer of summonses and provide a scheduling matrix and 24-hour hotline.