Philadelphia, PA – (March 19, 2013)—The Institute for Safe Families (ISF), a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to preventing family violence and child abuse, has been awarded a $67,775 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a two day National Summit on Adverse Childhood Experiences May 13 and May, 2013. This event will encourage a national dialogue on ACEs and toxic stress in children’s lives, with a solution and action-based focus.
Philadelphia Nonprofit to Receive $40,000 in Funding for Providing Innovative Access to Healthcare
GlaxoSmithKline has announced that the Institute for Safe Families (www.instituteforsafefamilies.org) of Philadelphia is a GlaxoSmithKline 16th Annual IMPACT Award recipient. The Philadelphia nonprofit will receive $40,000 for having a significant impact on its community by providing access to proactive and effective healthcare services.
The Institute for Safe Families (ISF), a Philadelphia based non-profit organization dedicated to preventing family violence and child abuse, has been awarded a $156,120 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to investigate the extent of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) among Philadelphians and to plan for a sustainable ACE-informed care infrastructure.