Presentation on theme: "Wake County Human Services"— Presentation transcript:
1 Wake County Human Services Wake County Human Services is theconsolidation of programs and servicesformerly carried out by several separatedepartments and offices:Social Services, Public Health,Mental Health, Job Training,Child Support, Housing,and Transportation.
7 Social Services Temporary Assistance Human & Family Development Food AssistanceWIC FoodTransportationChild Support EnforcementChild Care SubsidyEmergency Energy SupportAdult &Disabled MedicaidFamily & Children’s MedicaidHuman & FamilyDevelopmentSenior ServicesFamily Economic Develpm.Family SupportChild Care SubsidyYouth DevelopmentAdult GuardianshipAdult Protect Servs.Ready to LearnParent Education Success
8 Public Health Health Access Community Health Outreach Women’s Clinic Prenatal ClinicNutritionLabPharmacyDental ClinicCommunicable Disease ClinicSDT/HIV ClinicChild Health ClinicsCommunity HealthOutreachHealth PromotionCSCMaternal Health OutreachPrenatal Substance abuseSchool NursesWIC NutritionMigrant HealthCommunicable Disease trackingHIV/AIDS outreachDental Health outreachDisaster Prepared
9 WCHS Locations & Services Human Services Central Raleigh CampusSwinburneSocial ServicesChild WelfareEmploymentTemporary AssistanceSunnybrookPublic HealthMental HealthFalstaffMental Health (LME)
10 WCHS Locations & Services Some services are available in Spanish for those Latinos who are LEP (Low English Proficiency). Some Latinos speak English well enough to benefit from services provided in English. Except for Federal mandated programs which are restricted by income to permanent legal residents and US citizens and require a social security number, services are available to any one.WCHS have bilingual Spanish staff and Interpreters.Some progress have been made in the last 5 years, and there is a long way to go, yet , to have WCHS at full capacity for bilingual staff.
12 WCHS Locations & Services Large Specialized CentersCommunity Services CenterLME at Whitaker Mill Rd, RaleighChapanokeChild Care Subsidyat Chapanoke Rd, RaleighSouth WilmingtonHomeless Shelter,Employment, ServicesAt Wilmington St. Raleigh
13 WCHS Locations & Services Small Integrated CentersWestern Wake IIAt Cornerstone Dr, CaryChild Welfare,Family Development,Social Services.
14 WCHS Locations & Services Small Specialized CentersCornerstone at Snow Ave, RaleighHomeless Services, Mental Health, EmploymentWorking For Kids & Pro Familia atKidd Rd. RaleighEmploymentWake House at RaleighEmergency Child ProtectionUnder One Roof at Sunnybrook Rd, RaleighAIDS Case Management.Western Wake I at High House Rd, CaryAdult Mental Health.
15 WCHS Locations & Services Small Specialized CentersA.A. Thompson Centerat Hargett St, RaleighAdult Mental Health, Social Services & Veteran’s ServicesCrosby Garfield Center at Lenoir St. RaleighFamily DevelopmentParkview at RaleighLME quality managementAddiction Treatment Center at Falstaff Rd, RaleighMental Health
16 WCHS Locations & Services Small Specialized Centers (Partners)Agricultural Services at Carya Dr. RaleighEnvironmental ServicesYouth Development4-H program (NC State University Cooperative Extension)EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) at Sunnybrook Rd, Raleigh(NC State University Cooperative Extension)They educate parents about cooking healthfully, eating/preparing healthful dinners /snacks
17 WCHS Partnerships Faith Community. Strengthening the Black Family Program.NC State University Cooperative Extension.ALPES (Alianza Latina Pro-Educación en Salud)
18 ALPESALPES (Alianza Latina Pro-Educacion en Salud) is an alliance made up of many Latino community leaders and WCHS employees who share an interest in promoting and improving the health and quality of life of Latinos in Wake County. ALPES has been meeting every 2nd Monday of the month for nearly 10 years and played a significant role in bringing the gang problem to the county's purview. ALPES has served to educate the Latino community on a variety of issues including, HIV/AIDS, DWI, legal and health issues surrounding prostitution, and pertinent information for new immigrants to name a few.The membership of ALPES is composed of faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, academic institutions, hospitals, health organizations, local government entities, and community representatives (individuals interested in developing the ALPES goals and mission).
19 ALPES’ goals To improve the health status and quality of life of Latinos in Wake CountyTo provide effective cultural and linguistic technical assistance, capacity building, advice, and support to community representatives and agenciesTo promote networking opportunities among community partners, nonprofit organizations, and agencies for sharing information, resources, and potential funding opportunitiesTo provide advice for the development of community-based goals that can be used throughout Wake County to address health and quality-of-life disparities among the Latino communityTo provide a forum for the development of lay-community leaders, through active participation in ALPES meetings and initiatives
20 ALPESALPES meets every 2nd Monday of the month at 10 Sunnybrook Rd. Raleigh, NC3rd floor Room 344.For more information you can contact:Petra Hager, President of ALPES(919)Carla Piedrahita, Secretary of ALPES(919)
21 Thank you / Gracias Wake County Human Services Petra Hager, BS (919)