Multicultural Health Institute

Focus: research and education about health disparities and potential solutions, advocating for affordable and culturally sensitive health care, career and learning opportunities for groups underrepresented in health care fields

Services: consulting on development of community-based health education and health assessments, creating educational programs, training on culturally sensitive care for local health care providers, creating STEAM mentoring programs with a focus on young Women of Color

 

 

First Step of Sarasota

Focus: prevention and treatment of alcohol and drug addictions and associated disorders

Services: psychological counseling and group therapy, prevention and intervention programs, residential recovery programs, detoxification care, G.E.D. preparation and workforce readiness training, case management, legal assistance

 

Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County

Focus: health and well-being of pregnant women, infants, and young children

Services: prenatal and infant health care, visits with trained nurses and social service workers, distributing information about local resources, classes on parenting, baby care and childbirth, help with breastfeeding, grief counseling, provision of low-cost car seats

 

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