Association for Utah Community Health

Contact Information

860 E 4500 S
Ste 206
Salt Lake City, UT 84107 - 3014
(801) 916-4613
FY 2015 AmeriCorps State Commission

Executive Summary

The Utah Healthcare Corps proposes to have 24 Full Time and 16 Minimum Time AmeriCorps members who will provide health education, enrollment into health insurance, health benefits and health services; provide financial literacy trainings; and language translation at Community Health Centers and Community Health Based Organizations within the state of Utah in rural, suburban and urban areas. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for 20,000 translation services; 2500 enrollments into health insurance or health benefits programs; and 250 trainings to enhance financial literacy to economically disadvantaged individuals. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 250 volunteers who will be engaged in community health worker outreach.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area(s) of Healthy Futures and Economic Opportunity. The CNCS investment of $298,273 will be matched with $296,579 in private funding.

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