Hope Family Health Services


HOPE Family Health seeks to improve access to primary health-care in rural Middle Tennessee, with an emphasis on vulnerable populations such as the uninsured, under-insured, poor, homeless, children, migrant workers, and those addicted to substances. They seek to restore dignity, faith, HOPE, and health in those we serve by making them partners in the healing process and providing them with loving, compassionate care. HOPE was established in 2005 in order to provide primary health care for anyone in its service area, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. It is now a Federally Qualified Health Center. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund the Bilingual Patient Navigator salary and laptop computer, partial salary for the program Nurse Practitioner, advertising and educational brochures, food and supplies for cooking demonstrations, food models, and written materials such as recipes, menus and nutritional information. 80% of Diabetic patients returning for a second A1C test during the grant period will show a reduction in their A1C level from the baseline test. 80% of patients who return for follow-up will have a blood pressure of 140/86 or lower by the end of the grant period.