November 6, 2019
The Paso del Norte Behavioral Health Directory is a comprehensive, regional, and interactive on-line directory developed by UTEP’s Empower Change Center to connect users to available mental and behavioral health services. Each resource listed on the Directory includes general information like name, address, and telephone number along with other key information like payment options accepted, diagnoses treated, and therapy provided, languages providers speaks, and in some cases, a point of contact. Also, the Directory includes whether or not the provider offers transportation assistance….
October 31, 2019
National Compassion Fund staff will be in El Paso November 1-2 to assist with applications for financial assistance from One Fund El Paso in relation to the August 3 mass shooting here.
National Compassion Fund staff will assist with applications from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at the El Paso United Community Assistance Center (El Paso County’s Family Youth Services Center) at 6314 Delta. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an appointment.
Those who have registered for assistance may apply at nationalcompassionfund.org. The…
October 30, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded 10 grants totaling more than $870,000 under the Healthy Kids Priority Area – IGNITE Initiative. The goal of the IGNITE Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the region in high quality programs during out-of-school hours. The Health Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as people between the ages of 7-18 who are not involved in out-of-school activities or not working.
Funded organizations are:
Alianza para Colaboraciones Fronterizas A.C. - $59,428.09
*Ochéra Entrenando con…
October 22, 2019
Halloween is filled with friendly tricks, creative costumes and of course bags and bags of candy. It’s easy for children to detach themselves from healthy eating all October long especially on Halloween week. Here are some healthy alternatives the kids can enjoy and you can pass out when your doorbell rings:
- Juice boxes
- Granola bars
- Cutie oranges
- Dried fruit
Wishing you a Happy, Healthy and Safe Halloween!
October 14, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded six grants totaling more than $1.1 million under the Mental Health and Emotional Well-being Priority Area. The Priority Area purpose is to reduce the stigma and negative bias associated with mental illness, and to increase coordination and communication among regional stakeholders to improve the behavioral health system of care.
Funded organizations are:
Family Service of El Paso, Inc. - $304,809.00
People Empower El Paso (PEEP)
To provide National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) evidence-based programs…
October 14, 2019
Nearly one out of every five members of the Paso del Norte community have a behavioral health disorder and of those nearly 25% are living with serious mental illnesses or substance abuse disorder. While these figures fall in line with other communities, factors such as high levels of individuals with little or no health insurance coverage pose unique challenges in the border region. The stigma associated with the treatment of mental health in the Hispanic and military cultures can also make it difficult for individuals to seek out treatment and learn how to manage their illness. Mental…
October 14, 2019
Make sure to attend the last El Paso Giving Day workshop “Final Steps to Success for El Paso Giving Day.”
Thursday, October 24, 2019
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
3210 Dyer St.
El Paso, Texas 79930
This workshop is a webinar, so you may participate at Project Amistad or remotely from your home or office. Preregistration is located under the “Training” tab on elpasogivingday.org.
Remember to have your organization’s representative sign-in to be eligible for the “Workshop Winner” Raffle held at the end of the campaign!
For more information, please call…
September 18, 2019
Exploring Greater Impact Through Strategic Partnerships
REALIZE BOARD TRAINING FALL SUMMIT
The REALIZE Board Training Fall Summits are annual seminars focused on giving the region’s nonprofits the tools and understanding they need to grow and succeed. The Fall Summits are based on pressing topics noted by local nonprofit staff and leadership.
Las Cruces Fall Summit
Tue, Oct. 15 | 8 AM - 12:30 PM
Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico
3880 Foothills Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011
El Paso Fall Summit
Wed., Oct. 16 | 8 AM - 12:30 PM
September 9, 2019
The Out-of-School Time (OST) Library is an electronic, comprehensive resource for out of school time professionals, youth workers, grant writers, educators, policymakers, and researchers looking to further their knowledge and understanding of the importance of OST in the region. The library includes publications, training materials, webinars, tool kits and data on a variety of topics such as positive youth development, school health, and much more. Click here for more information.
Seeking qualifications from interested applicants for communication services related to prevention of drug use in vaping products
September 5, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF) seeks qualifications (RFQ) from interested applicants for development of messages and communication tools for prevention of drug use in vaping products.
The selected consultant will be asked to:
Design communication strategy to address the growing problem of youth using vape products with THC oils. This will include communicating to youth, families and community, and education systems.
Implement communication strategy and support the Health Foundation to implement strategy in the fall 2019.
Design longer-term communication…
April 6, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) approved a $40,000 grant to the El Paso County Medical Society for the purchase of 24,000 N95 masks for private practice physicians and nonprofit healthcare providers in El Paso County, and has authorized the purchase of…