|What the H.O.P.E. Unit Can Do For You:|
The H.O.P.E. Unit provides health education, WIC, medical advocacy, medical case management and transportation services.
The H.O.P.E. Unit assists in coordination of outreach services (medically related) for community members through the health system and /or ancillary agencies.
The H.O.P.E. Unit assesses community health care needs, and identifies individuals and groups at risk, as well as other factors that impact health care. Community input is a valued resource utilized for program development.
The H.O.P.E. Unit plans, develops, and implements health education programs consistent with the existing needs of the community. Our emphasis is health promotion, and disease prevention.
Medical Case Management
Medical Social Worker
WIC - The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children
The foods provided through the WIC Program are designed to supplement participants' diets with specific nutrients. Different foods are provided to each category of participants. WIC foods include infant cereal, iron-fortified adult cereal, vitamin C-rich fruit or vegetable juice, eggs, milk, cheese, peanut butter; dried and canned beans/peas, and canned fish.
WIC recognizes and promotes breastfeeding as the optimal source of nutrition for infants. For infants of women who do fully breastfeed. WIC provides iron-fortified infant formula.
For more information on W.I.C. - click here.
Health, Outreach, Prevention & Education (H.O.P.E.)
The mission of the H.O.P.E. Unit is to provide for the
holistic, quality, safe and cost-effective delivery of services
in a client/family-centered health care setting.