Q&A w/ Alyssa Wadlow

  Covenant Spotlight Alyssa WadlowProgram Manager, Southeast Region Michigan Area Health Education Center   Tell us about yourself.  I grew up in a rural community in Southern Illinois about an hour from St. Louis. In high school, I decided that I wanted to study social work. I went to Evangel University where I learned about …

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Q&A w/ Julia Smith

Covenant Spotlight Julia Smith, Vice-Chairperson of the Board Tell us about yourself.  I have been married for 29 years to David and we have two sons, Eric (25) and Luke (20). We have lived in California, England. and Michigan since being married and just recently moved to Northville. My favorite movie is “The Sound of …

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Covenant seeks a new CEO – now accepting applications!

We are pleased to announce that Covenant is officially accepting applications for Chief Executive Officer. KEES Executive Search Firm (http://kees2success.com/) has partnered with us to find Covenant’s next leader. For more information on the role including expectations of performance and qualifications/requirements, check out the Opportunity Guide: http://bit.ly/CCCCEO.

Covenant Community Care Wins $20,000 in Aetna Voices of Health Competition

On December 18, 2019, Covenant Community Care, champion of Aetna’s Voice of Health Competition, was awarded $20,000. Aetna’s Voice of Health Competition is designed to celebrate non-profit organizations that bring positive change to communities. The competition took place between September and October 2019. Supporters were able to vote once per day online through email or …

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From Darkness to Light

Blanche, from Detroit says she was “born into sadness.” She was abused physically, mentally, and emotionally most of her life.  Her sadness turned into “depression, loneliness, pain and a broken spirit.”  “I was sinking into despair and depression on a daily basis…my days got darker and darker.  I was unable to care for myself mentally …

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A loss in the family: Martin Smith

Covenant Community Care mourns the loss of longtime board member Martin Smith. Martin passed away on December 4th. 1 Peter 4:10 perfectly describes Martin. “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” He used all he had in service to …

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Q&A w/ Mia Ruiz

Covenant Spotlight Mia Ruiz, Recovery Center, Office Assistant Tell us about yourself. I’m 37 years old, mother of three amazing kids, Yeshua 11, Citlali 10 and Yeudel 8. They are my heaven sent treasures. I seldom watch movies but when I do, I enjoy watching Disney and purposeful movies – I have a special love for art, painting, …

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HRSA Issues Notice to the Public of Finding of No Significant Impact at Covenant’s Joy Road Building Site

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT Proposed Construction of New Covenant Community Care Health Clinic 17625 Joy Road, Detroit, MI, 48228 HRSA Grant C8DCS29615 129039-01 In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Council on Environmental Quality regulations for implementing NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500 …

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Help Covenant win $20K!

The Voices of Health competition gives Covenant Community Care a chance to win a $20,000 prize. All we need is the most votes! Vote for Covenant every day (that’s right, every day) in four different ways! Email Facebook Twitter Linkedin Voting starts September 9th and runs through October 13th. To vote visit our CONTEST PAGE. …

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A New Journey

It is with gratitude and sadness that the Board of Directors of Covenant Community Care announce the departure of our CEO, Paul Propson effective September 28, 2019. After twelve wonderful years, Paul’s time at Covenant has come to an end and he will be embarking on a new journey as CEO of Catholic Charities of …

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New Joy Building

Covenant Issues General Contractor RFP

Covenant Community Care is seeking General Contractors to construct a new health center to provide medical, dental, and behavioral health services to the Cody Rouge community and nearby communities in Detroit. The land is adjacent to the Gardenview Estates development. The health center will provide care to 10,000 people per year regardless of their income …

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Courage to Care 2018

We invite all supporters of Covenant Community Care to attend our Courage to Care Fundraising Breakfast; Thursday, May 10th, 8:00 am at the University of Detroit Mercy Student Center Ballroom. Come out to celebrate, fellowship, and learn about the amazing work that Covenant is providing to residents within the Metro Detroit area. Please register online …

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The Funding Cliff is fixed!!!

After prayers, telephone calls, and letters of support; we are proud to announce that members of congress have passed a funding bill to keep community health centers (like Covenant Community Care) operated for the next two years. Included in the federal budget, is a funding bill of $7.8 Billion dollars with an additional $600 million …

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Challenge | $300 for the uninsured

In 2016, Covenant spent over $1.6 million on primary medical, dental and behavioral health care for 4000 patients without insurance. While our uninsured patients paid $400,000 of the cost through our sliding-fee payment scale, we relied directly donations from individuals to fill the gap. JOIN THE CAMPAIGN: The uninsured are some of those that truly “need it …

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Health Center Funding Cliff Info & Update

Check out an infographic from the National Association of Community with what’s at stake for US Community Health Centers and a recent legislative update from  Loretta Bush, CEO of Michigan Primary Care Association: On Wednesday, October 4th, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed legislation extending funding for many of the health care safety net …

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National Health Center Week 2017

Community Health Centers provide quality, accessible and integrated care to all people, regardless of their ability to pay. Each year in mid-August, we celebrate the work and services of health centers through National Health Center Week. We are participating in the following events this week: Monday August 14: #NHCW17 Symposium. Click here to watch the video. Tuesday August 15: …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ben

Tell us a little about yourself I am a 2nd year Medical Student at Wayne State School of Medicine. I was born in Midland, MI, went to school at University of Michigan, and moved to Detroit last summer. My goal as a future  doctor is to enter into the suffering of others and be with …

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Links to Care 2017

Join us Saturday, September 9 at Rouge Park Golf Course (11701 Burt Road, Detroit, MI 48228). 07:00am – arrival 08:00am – shotgun start 12:30pm – lunch (steaks on the grill)