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St. Joseph Community Health Foundation Grant Increases Access to Healthcare in Allen County

Fort Wayne, IN – Brightpoint has received a $7,500 grant from the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation to support the Covering Kids and Families (CKF) program. The grant is being matched with $11,250 in funds from CKF Indiana for a total of $18,750.

CKF works to improve access to healthcare through community-based outreach and enrollment assistance in state and federally sponsored health coverage programs. Brightpoint knows that finding and applying for health coverage can be difficult. Covering Kids and Families of Brightpoint has certified healthcare Navigators who help consumers review their options and guide them through the enrollment process. This funding from the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation, and matching funds from CKF Indiana, will assist uninsured Allen County residents in applying for, maintaining, and utilizing health coverage thereby increasing access to quality healthcare services.

 

Brightpoint is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving more than 43,000 people across northeast Indiana. Through a wide range of programs, Brightpoint helps communities, families, and individuals remove the causes and conditions of poverty. All Brightpoint services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran.

Covering Kids & Families of Indiana (CKF-IN) is a statewide, not-for-profit organization dedicated to ensuring all Hoosiers have accessible healthcare coverage. CKF-IN promotes and facilitates healthcare coverage by building coalitions that enroll, educate, and support Hoosiers and by advocating for strong inclusive public policies. For more information, or to schedule a local appointment visit www.ckfindiana.org.