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March 31, 2020

Medicaid and COVID19: How to use Home & Community-Based Services waivers

Background Many of the 1.8 million older adults who live in Ohio will require long-term care as they age. The Administration of Community Living estimates 70 percent of those older than age 65 will require some type of long-term care as they age, and about 20 percent will need care for five years or more....

February 24, 2020

Meet our new board members!

Analyzing data to solve social issues, making data accessible to everyone, being a part of solutions that address the region’s greatest challenges. These are just a few of the reasons our four esteemed new board members, Dr. Nazleen Bharmal, Kevin McDaniel, Heather Stoll and Tracy Strobel, said they wanted to join Community Solutions’ Board of...

January 27, 2020

SNAP Benefits: Keeping Track of the Proposed Changes

We at The Center for Community Solutions know that it can be confusing to keep straight the different proposed changes to federal programs that Ohioans depend on, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also called food stamps. Just in 2019 we saw three separate proposed changes to the SNAP program. Each of these proposals...

December 11, 2019

Akron Children’s Hospital: Community Health Needs Assessment

Click here to read the full report! The Center for Community Solutions was pleased to work with Akron Children’s Hospital on its fourth Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The CHNA took a look at the needs of children living in Ashland, Columbiana, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne counties. Take a look...

October 21, 2019

Ohio awarded federal grants to address, study maternal health

By: Tara Britton, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy Hope Lane, Public Policy & External Affairs Associate Ohio was recently notified that it will receive two new federal grants to address maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the state. These grants come from two separate agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

September 26, 2019

My Brother My Sister to receive $25,000 prize

My Brother My Sister has been selected to receive the $25,000 Anisfield-Wolf Memorial Award for its program that helps young people of color to stay in school, graduate and go on to college. The award is presented annually by the Cleveland Foundation and The Center for Community Solutions for outstanding community service. My Brother My...

September 10, 2019

Number of uninsured Ohioans, children climbing

According to new information released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Ohioans who do not have health insurance has gone up. In 2018, 744,000 Ohioans did not have health insurance, compared to 686,000 Ohioans in 2017 – an increase of 58,000 people. Ohio was one of only eight states in the country...