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GU Discretionary Funding Fiscal Year 2016

Center: CMHS

Grantee: GUAM DEPT OF MENTAL HLTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Program: SOC Expansion Implementation Grants
City: TAMUNING
State: GU
Grant Award Number: 5 U79 SM061227-04
Congressional District: 98
FY 2016 Funding: $1,000,000
Project Period: 2013/07/01 - 2018/06/30

The U.S. territory of Guam requests funding to support Para Todu I Famagu'on-ta, which means "For All Our Children" in Chamorro. The proposed project will build a unified system of care, which provides a broadly supported, sustainable array of home-and community based services that enables children and youth to achieve their maximum potential and builds on the strengths of our diverse families.


Grantee: GUAM DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH/SOCIAL SRVCS
Program: Project Launch
City: HAGATNA
State: GU
Grant Award Number: 5 H79 SM061559-03
Congressional District: 98
FY 2016 Funding: $800,000
Project Period: 2014/09/30 - 2019/09/29

Project LAUNCH reflects Guam's unique culture in which children, family life, and relationships are the foundation for healthy individuals and the well-being of our island community. Services will be provided to children and families from Guam's diverse cultures who receive their health care at the Community Health Centers. It is anticipated that over 6000 children will receive developmental screening and over 440 families will receive comprehensive prevention and wellness promotion services through a medical home model.


Center: CSAP

Grantee: GUAM BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER
Program: SPF-PFS
City: TAMUNING
State: GU
Grant Award Number: 5 U79 SP020157-04
Congressional District: 98
FY 2016 Funding: $1,426,801
Project Period: 2013/09/30 - 2018/09/29

Guam's proposed SPF-PFS project is based on its Vision for PEACE, an island community empowered and committed to making informed decisions and choices toward a healthier future for Guam. Its mission is to establish and implement sustainable prevention and early intervention policies, programs and practices that respond to the needs of Guam's people and effect positive behavioral health changes. Data-driven priorities are identified and guided by the Governor's PEACE Council and Guam's State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW).