Southeast Inc. was awarded $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.
CEO Bill Lee announced the grant, stating that “Southeast has a long history of serving people in our community who are homeless. This award will enable us to fully integrate primary care into the behavioral health, homeless sheltering and housing supports we currently provide. We are extremely pleased that HRSA has selected Southeast as a new access point for primary health care for the homeless.”
The organization receives funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as part of the integration of primary health care.
The Community Shelter Board said it is “thrilled that Southeast is receiving funding for a much needed new health center. Souhteast has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to serving the most vulnerable people in our community…”