reStart Receives Mental Health Grant from Health Care Foundation

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Sept. 7, 2017

reStart Receives Mental Health Grant from Health Care Foundation

Kansas City, MO — reStart Inc. has received a $157,630 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, focused on providing and expanding comprehensive client-centered mental and behavioral health services for the homeless adults, youth and families served at reStart.

The grant will provide support for therapists and mental health professionals to offer reStart residents with on-site, integrated mental health care services to improve functioning, stability and self-sufficiency. This is the second grant supporting mental health services that reStart has received from the Health Care Foundation in 2017.

“We are so grateful to the Health Care Foundation for understanding the importance of providing this type of service for our most vulnerable populations,” said Evie Craig, president and CEO at reStart, Inc. “So many homeless people also are dealing with mental health issues, and this grant is a huge help in allowing us to meet those needs.”

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For more information contact:
Evie Craig
Phone: (816) 472-5664
Email: ecraig@restartinc.org

About reStart, Inc.

reStart is a non-profit organization that aims to end homelessness in Kansas City. reStart works with all populations of people experiencing homelessness and collaborates with various  local, regional, and national – corporate, civic, foundation, and community based – partners to carry out its mission: to provide shelter and supportive services to move homeless men, women, youth and families toward self-sufficiency with the goal of ending homelessness in our community.

For more information, please visit www.restartinc.org.

About the Health Care Foundation

The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City provides leadership advocacy and resources that eliminate barriers and promotes quality health for the uninsured and underserved. Since it began grantmaking in 2005, HCF has awarded over $218 million to agencies addressing health needs in the community. For more information, visit www.hcfgkc.org.