Capital Health launched the Trenton Neighborhood Initiative in partnership with the Trenton Health Team, to leverage $10 million in local community investment

Capital Health launched the Trenton Neighborhood Initiative in partnership with the Trenton Health Team, to leverage $10 million in local community investment

Trenton, New JerseyAnd the September 21 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Capital Health, one of the region’s largest employers and healthcare provider Trenton The community for over 125 years, today announced an initiative to drive significant investments in the community surrounding the main hospital on Brunswick Street. In addition to announcing the new Trenton Neighborhood initiative, Capital Health announced that it has received a 2.5 million dollars Leadership Gift from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, dedicated to supporting the initiative’s work.

Trenton Neighborhood Initiative

Recognition of its role as a well-established institution in TrentonCapital Health decided to embark on a major leadership project 10 million dollars of investing in the greater well-being of the neighborhood where Capital Health Regional Medical Center is located. Capital Health reached out to the Trenton Health Team, an important community partner, to work with them to develop and implement this transformative multi-year plan.

“Leaders in healthcare know that our responsibility to the communities we serve extends beyond the walls of our hospitals and medical offices,” he said. conquestPresident and CEO of Capital Health. “The health of our community is about so much more, and I am committed to leading targeted programs that will have an impact on the health and broader well-being of our neighbors.”

The Trenton Neighborhood Initiative (TNI) Recognizes the importance of helping address the social determinants of health for residents and will provide solutions that complement the healthcare services offered by Capital Health. Specifically, the Indonesian National Army will focus on programs that support home ownership and rehabilitation, job and employment training, digital equity, and healthy beginnings to support the needs of new mothers and their families.

Capital Health’s commitment to Trenton We have endured for over a century and it is something we are resolute in.” Samuel C., Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Capital Healthcare Inc. “After I grew up in North TrentonIt pays, personally, to be a part of such a great commitment to the neighborhood and those who live here.”

“The Trenton Health Team is dedicated to the health and well-being of the greats Trenton For more than a decade, we are proud to be Capital Health’s executive partner on this important initiative” Gregory Paulson, CEO of the Trenton Health Team. “We are committed to engaging deeply with residents as we work with Trentonians and Capital Health to make healthy and lasting changes in our neighborhoods.”

The community kick-off will take place from 3 pm to 6 pm Saturday 24 Septemberin Sprout U, at 27 E Paul Avenue in Trenton. Neighbors are welcome to join us for dining, activities and celebration! Also, neighbors will hear more about some of the programs that will be launched in the coming weeks.

In addition to providing its own 1 million dollars Committed to financially supporting the project, Capital Health launched an ambitious campaign seeking charitable support from corporate partners, friends and neighbors. Through TNI, Capital Health and its partners will invest time and resources in a five-year plan, 10 million dollars efforts. This investment will create new opportunities to engage community residents in improving the well-being and stability of their area, while doing so Trenton A safer and more beautiful place to live. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has pledged its first leadership gift to the campaign in the amount of 2.5 million dollars.

“Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has long demonstrated its commitment to the local community by providing ongoing support for innovative and transformative projects geared towards improving health in the communities most in need. They have been instrumental in supporting the Bristol-Myers Squibb Trauma Center on our Brunswick Street campus and launching The state’s first ambulatory stroke unit.” “I am so grateful for their continued support of programs that have such a meaningful impact on our community.”

“Having a healthy community depends on more than just having a great hospital,” he said. John DamontePresident of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. “By understanding this, Capital Health is taking an innovative and holistic approach by addressing the essential elements of health and well-being: education and housing. We are pleased to support Trenton The Neighborhood Initiative, an investment that will help create a healthy community and develop a stable and invested workforce that will enable Trenton To provide employees who will continue to make Capital Health the great hospital the community deserves.”

Key strategies are developed based on input from community residents, data and recommendations from existing neighborhood plans and industry best practices. Over the long term, with the input and participation of the community and partners, the program will seek to make significant strides in four main pillars: live, work, grow and connect.

The programs will begin in phases as program development and partner recruitment are complete, however, two distinct programs supporting home ownership and education will be launched over the next several weeks.

The Trenton Neighborhood Initiative Homebuyers Assistance Program It is a partnership between Capital Health Trenton The Neighborhood Initiative and the New Jersey Community Capital. Trenton Neighborhood Initiative and Address Yourself, an affordable home-ownership mortgage program by New Jersey Community Capital, will provide payment assistance grants of up to $20,000 For buyers seeking to become first-time homeowners in Trenton. The program will also provide home ownership and financial advice to applicants.

in partnership with Mercer County Community Collegewill present TNI educational grants that will enable Trenton Residents to take advantage of 5000 dollars Grants that will help them obtain their Allied Healthcare Professional Certificate, Associate Degree, and/or Educational Track for career advancement, including participation in the Health Careers Plus One Program.

Among the broader programs being developed and explored are:

  • LIVE: Home Ownership and Neighborhood Revitalization

  • Work: Job training and small business support

  • Growth: child and family well-being

  • CONNECT: Digital Stock

TNI builds on previous community development initiatives, including the BUILD Health Challenge focused on Brunswick Street led by the Trenton Health team from 2017-2019, and developing North Trenton/ Monument Neighborhood Transformation Scheme through the Neighborhood Selection Program led by the Trenton Housing Authority. TNI also promotes significant public health efforts focused on addressing maternal and child health and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), both of which are important health capital priorities. The National Housing Institute is intentionally aligned with the strategies outlined by these foundational initiatives and seeks to develop and sustain them to bring about real change in order to Trenton population.

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Capital Health
Capital Health is the leading healthcare company in the region and includes two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell), an outpatient facility in Hamilton, New Jerseyand various primary and specialized care practices across the region. Capital Health operates as a regional level II trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, regional perinatal center (including level III NICU), and emergency mental health screening center.

Trenton Health Team It is one of the four regional health centers in New Jerseyresponsible for addressing health and well-being in Trenton region. THT has led many multi-year initiatives to improve community health in Trentonand earned national recognition for its innovative, collaborative and data-driven approach.

Partners: Housing Authority of Trenton, Islands, Trentonand many other local organizations focusing on housing, economic development, education, maternal/fetal health and social services in Trenton.



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