Today, the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), a grantee of the Social Innovation Fund’s (SIF) Pay for Success program, and its collaboration partner Calvert Foundation, selected five service providers to participate in regional Pay for Success (PFS) projects. The Healthy Homes Coalition, along with Health Net and the Asthma Network were selected as service providers for the Grand Rapids, MI project. These organizations will partner with Spectrum Health and Priority Health to develop and implement a local model for west Michigan.
The Healthy Homes Coalition is a proud partner of the Get the Lead Out! program. More than 1,350 homes have had lead hazards abated through this financial assistance program. Click here to learn more.
Coalition of West Michigan
Our mission is to improve children's health and wellbeing by eliminating harmful housing conditions. We achieve that mission through policy and advocacy, outreach and education, direct services, and continuous collaboration.
Indoor air quality can make a big difference in the health and quality of life for all people in the home. Some gases, like radon and carbon monoxide, are deadly. Other air quality issues like particulate matter, allergens and molds can also negatively impact occupant health and should be controlled. The Healthy Homes Coalition helps families learn simple steps to improve air quality and avoid deadly hazards.
Did You Know...
Grand Rapids ordinance requires working smoke alarms in all bedrooms and on each level of every rental home.
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In case you haven't heard - Healthy Homes is on the move! Read more about the move and new office here.
Last week, Jenn noticed a pot on a familiy's stove during a home visit. Being trained in lead poisoning prevention, Jenn knew just how dangerous this beautiful pot might be.