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The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts

Grants Awarded to Pernet Family Health Services

Grants Awarded to Pernet Family Health Services$58,000
Fathers and Families Program (2005)$35,000
Family Partner Program (2001)$23,000
Year:2005Amount: $35,000
Title:Fathers and Families Program
Grant Type: Activation Fund
In partnership with the Worcester County House of Corrections and other service providers, Pernet Family Health Services will establish the Fathers and Families Program to provide parenting education to incarcerated and recently released fathers and support their transition back to a positive relationship with their children.  The Foundation's grant will be used to hire project staff and consultants.

Project Director:  Sheilah Dooley, Pernet Family Health Services
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Year:2001Amount: $23,000
Title:Family Partner Program
Grant Type: Activation Fund
The Pernet Family Health Service will work with the Worcester Interfaith Network to create a program for low income immigrant families where volunteers from faith-based organizations will connect these families to social services and health care agencies.

Project Director:  Carol Wheeler, Pernet Family Health Services
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