Health & Social Services

In the Health and Social Services program area, The Nord Family Foundation funds organizations and programs that address a wide range of human needs and aspirations, serving people of all ages. Consistent with the Foundation’s mission, there is a core value of service to the disadvantaged, ensuring access to basic services that support the overall well-being of children, youth and families. Within this broad spectrum there is an emphasis on funding for basic needs such as food and shelter, as well as early care and education, child welfare, youth services, and access to health care.

2018 Health & Social Services

American Red Cross Lake Erie/Heartland Chapter

Elyria, OH
15,000

in support of core programming in Lorain County

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County

Lorain, OH
50,000

in continued support for Community and School‑Based Match Programs

 

Blessing House

Lorain, OH
60,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lorain County

Lorain, OH
50,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Catholic Charities Corporation

Cleveland, OH
80,000

in continued support of the St. Elizabeth Center and the Elyria Family Center

 

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Denver, CO
30,000

in support of the Housing First/ Social Impact Bond initiative

 

Colorado Lions KidSight Program, Inc.

Centennial, CO
2,000

in continued support of the Metro Denver Vision Screening/Referral Program

 

Colorado Meth Project, Inc.

Broomfield, CO
15,000

in continued support of the Colorado Constellation Project

 

Columbia Free Medical Clinic, Inc.

Columbia, SC
15,000

in support of general operations

 

The Delores Project

Denver, CO
75,000

in continued support of general operations and capital support for the Arroyo Village extended stay facility

 

Doctors Care

Littleton, CO
25,000

in continued support of services in Arapahoe and Jefferson counties

 

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center

Cleveland, OH
15,000

in continued support for the Safe & Sound Supervised Visitation Center

 

Echoing Hills Village, Inc.

Warsaw, OH
48,974

in support of community‑based transportation

 

El Centro De Servicios Sociales

Lorain, OH
300,000                                         

in continued support of general operations and the community development program, over three years

 

Emerald Development & Economic Network, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
30,000

in support of general operations

 

Emerge A Men’s Counseling Service On Domestic Violence, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
11,000

in support of the Responsible Fatherhood Program

 

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
100,000                    

in support of general operations, over two years

 

Family Planning Services of Lorain County

Elyria, OH
70,000

in continued support of general operations

 

The Gathering Place

Denver, CO
30,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Good Samaritan Clinic

Lexington, SC
30,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Healthy Learners

Columbia, SC
35,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Home Works of America, Inc.

Columbia, SC
120,000

in support of sustaining and scaling the Health Works Program, an expansion of the HWoA mission, over two years

 

Homeless No More, Inc.

Columbia, SC
90,000

in continued support of core programming

 

Humility Of Mary Housing Program

Cuyahoga Falls, OH
30,000

in continued support of Faith House

 

Inner City Health Center

Denver, CO
30,000

in continued support for dental services for at‑risk individuals

 

Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion

Boston, MA
25,000

in support of the Resident Services Program

 

Kinnect

Cleveland, OH
25,000

in support of 30 Days to Family ‑ Ohio in Cuyahoga County

 

The Lantern

Cleveland, OH
30,000

in continued support of long‑term residential care for Lorain County residents

 

Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc.

Lorain, OH
90,000

in continued support for medical services for opiate addicted individuals

 

Lorain County Board of Mental Health

Lorain, OH
1,450

to visit state‑of‑the‑art crisis centers in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona to support local crisis services

 

Lorain County Board of Mental Health

Lorain, OH
1,600

for a Lorain County Recovery Court representative to visit state‑of‑the‑art crisis centers in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona to

support local crisis services

 

Lorain County Free Clinic, Inc.

Lorain, OH
80,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Lorain County General Health District

Elyria, OH
30,000

in continued support of the Lorain County Drug Repository Program

 

Lorain County Lutheran/Presbyterian Cooperative Ministry

Lorain, OH
15,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Lorain County Metro Parks

LaGrange, OH
2,000

to recruit, train and hire lifeguards

 

Lorain County Office on Aging

Elyria, OH
30,000

in continued support of the Lorain County Kinship Caregiver Program

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor/Genesis House

Lorain, OH
75,000

in continued support of the Community Education Program

 

Lorain County Task Force for the Homeless

Lorain, OH
1,000

in support of the Annual Homeless Stand Down, providing goods and services to homeless individuals

 

Lovin’ Spoonfuls, Inc.

Boston, MA
30,000

toward Lovin’ Spoonfuls Food Rescue Program

 

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Cleveland, OH
25,000

in continued support for the Volunteer Guardianship Program in Lorain County

MedWish International

Cleveland, OH
50,000

in continued support for the Medical Surplus Recovery Program

Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc.

Columbia, SC
50,000

in continued support of the Supportive Housing Program for Youth and Housing and Homeless Services

 

Metro Denver Partners

Denver, CO
25,000

in support of the Gang Rescue and Support Project (GRASP)

 

Mile High United Way, Inc.

Denver, CO
15,000

in continued support of Bridging the Gap

 

Milly’s Pantry, Inc.

Penn Yan, NY
20,000

in continued support for the School Supplies Program

 

National Society to Prevent Blindness ‑ Ohio Affiliate

Cleveland, OH
2,000

in continued support of the Vision Care Outreach Program in Lorain County

 

National Society to Prevent Blindness ‑ Ohio Affiliate

Cleveland, OH
2,000

in support of PBO’s HealthyEyes program serving Lorain County

 

Neighborhood Alliance

Lorain, OH
50,000

in continued support of the Senior Enrichment Services Home Delivered Meals Program

 

The Nord Center

Lorain, OH
5,000

in support of the 70th Anniversary Benefit

 

The Nord Center

Lorain, OH
100,000

in support of implementation of The Nord Center’s strategic plan

 

The Nord Center

Lorain, OH
62,500

in support of syringe services programming for Lorain County residents

 

The Nord Family Foundation Initiative

Amherst, OH
300,000

for the initial infrastructure stabilization project site and for the capital campaign

 

The Nord Family Foundation Initiative

Amherst, OH
50,000

in continued support of the development and implementation of a coordinated collective response to the opiate/opioid crisis in Lorain County

 

Oberlin Community Services Council

Oberlin, OH
60,000

in continued support of general operations

 

Oberlin Community Services Council

Oberlin, OH
1,079

in support of staff participation in a peer‑to‑peer learning visit to a Colorado Food Rescue site

 

Oberlin Community Services Council

Oberlin, OH
2,000

in support of scholarships for summer soccer camps

 

Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter

Columbia, SC
20,000

in continued support of the Unaccompanied Youth Program

 

Passages Connecting Fathers and Sons, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
25,000

toward the Passages, Inc.: Lorain County Jobs for Dads Program

 

Philanthropy Ohio

Columbus, OH
5,000

for a consultant to share insights on the Housing First model with funders and practitioners in Columbus, Cleveland, and Lorain, Ohio

 

Philanthropy Ohio

Columbus, OH
1,371

for reimbursement for travel expenses in association with consulting on the Housing First model with funders and practitioners in Columbus, Cleveland and Lorain, Ohio

 

Philanthropy Ohio

Columbus, OH
5,000

in support of a statewide survey and report on the opioid crisis in Ohio

 

Providence House, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
25,000

in continued support of crisis services for children and their families from Lorain County

 

Providence Network

Denver, CO
20,000

in support of general operations

 

The Road to Hope, Inc.

Elyria, OH
25,000

in support of Recovery Services

 

SafeHouse Denver, Inc.

Denver, CO
25,000

in continued support of the Counseling and Advocacy Center

 

The Salvation Army ‑ Elyria, OH

Elyria, OH
50,000

in continued support of core programming in Elyria and Lorain

 

Salvation Army of the Midlands

Columbia, SC
50,000

in continued support of the Feeding Program for the Transitions homeless shelter

 

Save Our Youth

Denver, CO
50,000

in continued support of one‑to‑one Mentoring and Education Programs

 

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands

Columbia, SC
50,000

in support of the Youth Violence Prevention Curriculum

 

Sistercare, Inc.

Columbia, SC
44,000

in continued support of the Early Intervention Counseling Program

 

Soul to Sole, Inc.

Avon, OH
15,000

in continued support of general operations

 

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Cleveland Heights, OH
2,000

in support of a summer youth mission trip to the Appalachian region of Kentucky to work on affordable housing projects

 

Stone Soup CLE, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
40,000

in support of general operations

 

Urban Peak Denver

Denver, CO
15,000

toward Shelter and Supportive Services for Homeless Youth

 

Vocational Guidance Services

Cleveland, OH
60,000

in continued support of the Elyria Center

 

Warren Village, Inc.

Denver, CO
25,000

in support of the Self‑Sufficiency Program

 

West Side Catholic Center

Cleveland, OH
15,000

in continued support of the Resource Center’s Basic Needs Programs

 

The Women’s Shelter

Columbia, SC
15,000

in support of general operations

 

Youth Challenge

Westlake, OH
15,000

in continued support for adapted sports and recreational programs for children with physical disabilities from Lorain County

Total Health and Social Services            $3,209,974

Grand Total of 2018 Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs, Education and Health, Social Services and Other Grants: $7,718,823

Other years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017