Asian Americans Attaining Awareness
The Asian American Health Coalition (AAHC) is delighted to be one of 10 organizations in Texas to be a recipient of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health’s “Communities of Care” grant. Through this endeavor, AAHC will take a closer look into attitudes, barriers, and stigmas among Asian communities that prevent families from seeking behavioral health services.
Asian Stakeholders to Creating a Shared Understanding of Cancer Risk
HOPE Clinic has partnered with MD Anderson and other community stakeholders to help address the unusual cancer burden in Asian Americans through patient-centered outcomes research.
B-Free Houston is our liver cancer and hepatitis B prevention initiative. This project aims to address the high incidence rate of hepatitis B in the Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander community.
Community Centered Health Homes (CCHH)
Through the guidance and support of the Episcopal Health Foundation, HOPE Clinic is able to begin the journey of becoming a Community Centered Health Home (CCHH). There are multiple factors that affect a person’s health in everyday life. These Social Determinants of Health can be comprised of their environment, socioeconomic and educational status, and many other factors.
CRANE Behavioral Health Program
The crane is a traditional symbol of long life and health. CRANE stands for Counseling, Referrals, Assessment of Needs, and Education. The CRANE Project integrates primary care and behavioral health, highlighting the concept of wellness, “body, mind, & spirit”.
The Phoenix Project
The Phoenix Project, which originated in 2003, is an award-winning breast cancer project that has been providing free mammogram screenings, diagnostic breast procedures and treatment for many medically underserved individuals.
Project Nail-IT (Nail Innovative Teaching)
In 2017, HOPE clinic took the initiative to target the nail salon workers with a needs assessment, along with education and outreach activities, providing them with opportunities for health screening as well as educating them about the importance of preventative care.
RAISE Network Project for Healthy Living, Tobacco, Outreach and Education
The RAISE Network is a health justice organization helping to prevent and reduce tobacco use and other cancer-related health disparities among the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander population.
Jade Circle Project
The cervical cancer prevention project, Jade Circle, is a new initiative that started in 2011 to address the fact that Vietnamese women have the highest incidence of cervical cancer.
As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), HOPE receives HHS funding and Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
HOPE Clinic is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).