2009 NCEA/NCPEA Grantees
1. Asian & Pacific Islander Older Adults Task Force (Los Angeles, CA) definitely comprised of fourty-eight (48) community-based corporations and human expert services firms which usually offer culturally appropriate packages and expertise to the Asian along with Pacific Islander seniors throughout LA County. It serves as the lead agency for their newly formed coalition named "Advocacy, Prevention, Intervention & Support for Asian & Pacific Islander Seniors."
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2. Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center (Ft. Myers, FL) is is a local United Way organization which provides assistance and support to Alzheimer's persons and their caregivers in Lee County, Florida. It serves as the lead agency for their newly formed coalition named " Lee Elder Abuse Prevention Partnership (LEAPP)."
3. Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (Gainesville, FL) is the Area Agency on Aging, providing information on programs that can help older people remain active and independent. The Agency also serves as a clearinghouse of information to people of all ages connecting them with information and resources for a variety of long term care needs and aging issues. It started the " Citrus Alliance Against Adult Abuse (C4A)" coalition.
4. St. Tammany SALT Council (Mandeville, LA), The St. Tammany SALT Council is a non-profit Louisiana Corporatio. The mission of the Council is to work with the Public Safety agencies to improve the safety and security of Senior Citizens residing in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The Council has created the "St. Tammany Elder Abuse Support Team" coalition.
5. Baltimore County Department of Aging(Towson, MD).The mission of the Baltimore County Department of Aging is to develop and administer programs and activities that support Baltimore County senior citizens in their efforts to remain healthy, active, and independent members of the community and to provide, coordinate, and advocate for services which ensure the highest quality of life for both active and health-impaired seniors, their families, and caregivers. They established the "Baltimore County Restoring Elder Safety Today (BC-REST)" coalition.
6. Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center (Upper Marlboro, MD) serves Maryland's victims from three offices, in Prince George's County, in Baltimore City, and in Washington D.C. and has diversified its services to include criminal justice education, court accompaniment, therapeutic counseling, support groups, community education, prevention education, legal information and assistance, direct legal representation, policy advocacy, technical assistance for allied professionals and criminal justice agencies, and faith-based referrals. They have created the "Protect Elders Against Crime and Exploitation" coalition.
7. Big Sky Senior Services, Inc. (Browning, MT), offers comprehensive support services to help elders and developmentally disabled adults maintain their independence and quality of life by providing homemaking, case management or daily phone support. They started the "Partnerships for Elder Protection" coalition.
8. High Country Area Agency on Aging(Boone, NC) administers and advocates for the development of a comprehensive service delivery system to meet short and long-term needs of the elderly in this region of North Carolina. The Agency is responsible for the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, that ensures the rights of residents in nursing and adult care homes, through coordination with county based committees. They started a two coalitions: the "Mitchell Adult Safety Coalition" and "Yancey for Vulnerable Adults."
9. Montgomery County Department of Job and Family Services (Dayton, OH) has a mission statement of "protecting children and the elderly, strengthening families and individuals, and providing opportunities through coordinated services for the residents of Montgomery County." They created the "Collaboration Against Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation" coalition.
10. Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (Toldeo, OH) is a non-profit regional law firm that provides high quality legal assistance in civil matters to help eligible low-income individuals and groups in western Ohio achieve self reliance, and equal justice and economic opportunity. Using both litigation and advocacy, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) handles civil (non-criminal) legal matters that promote systemic change on behalf of individuals and groups of low-income people in the areas of civil rights and poverty law. Much of our work seeks to change policy, laws, and regulations at local and state levels. They are responsible for starting the " Coalition of Organizations Protecting Elders" (COPE) coalition.
11. Skagit Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (Mount Vernon, WA) Skagit DV&SA Services is the recognized provider of domestic violence and sexual assault services in Skagit County. They provide confidential assistance for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, rape, child sexual abuse, stalking, elder abuse, sexual assault and sexual harassment. They created the "Skagit Elder Alliance" coalition.
12. Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe (Hayward, WI), as described on their website: "We, the Anishinabeg, the people of Odahwah Zaaga'iganing, the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe, will sustain our heritage, preserving our past, strengthing our present, and embracing our future. We will defend our inherent sovereign rights and safeguard Mother Earth. We will provide for the educational, health, social welfare, and economic stability of the present and future generations." They are responsible for the "Native American Protection Alliance of Lac Courte Oreilles" coalition.