Isaiah House, Inc. Has Secured Nearly $3M in Federal Funding

Industry: Non Profit

Essex County, NJ (PRUnderground) August 7th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations (SAMHSA) has awarded Isaiah House Inc. (Zammeah Bivins-Gibson, Executive Director) a 5-year federal grant for nearly $3M to implement the Community Creche Expansion Program (CCEP) to serve low incomepregnant and postpartum women with substance abuse disorder in Essex County, NJ.

CCEP is designed to assist and empower pregnant and postpartum women (childbirth up to 12-months), age 18 and older, with limited access to quality health services and in need of substance abuse treatment.

Over the next five years, guided by Croix-Ronald Coppáge (Principal Investigator), and Jerrod Nelms (Research Evaluator), CCEP will expand and enhance the current continuum of care to provide substance abuse/mental health/trauma treatments and recovery-supports for no less than 250 women and their minor children. Collaborating on this much-needed initiative are Helms Medical Services (Elaine Helms, CEO) and Real House Recovery Inc. (Shawn H, Jennings, CEO and Wally Choice, CFO), who will bring comprehensive health care services, as well as the required treatment services to the women and families being served.

To learn more about Isaiah House and make a referral, or register for CCEP, please visit or call 973.678.5882 (x3006/ x3011).

About Isaiah House, Inc.

Isaiah House is dedicated to those families and individuals who are considered “most fragile” – that is, those who have been devastated by unemployment, illness, drug addiction, teenage pregnancy, fires and crises. Isaiah House offers a variety of support services to family members, including life skills training, instructions in household and money management, job search assistance, tutoring, medical referrals, and on-site drug and alcohol support groups.

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