2015 Resident Service Outcomes
In the last six months of 2015, IHI's resident services staff accomplished the following:
- 739 residents participated in community events and workshops at 11 sites.
- Elementary and middle school-aged children participated 1,486 times in weekly activities and Homework Help.
- IHI distributed 169 winter coats at 6 sites as part of our 10th annual Coats for Kids campaign.
- IHI served 3,766 summer lunches at 3 sites and provided daily summer activities at 4 sites.
- IHI provided 261 youth with backpacks and school supplies.
- IHI worked with Innovative Changes to offer financial education workshops to 39 parents and teenagers.
- 504 residents participated in weekly onsite activities and monthly onsite meals at 3 adult sites.
- IHI provided 672 services related to eviction prevention (and prevented all of them!), assisted 36 residents acquire benefits, and provided more than 775 services to help residents meet their basic household needs.
- IHI, in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank, provided fresh fruits and vegetables to an average of 100 families per month.
- In 2014, IHI expanded our services to include a Healthcare focus - we continued this good work in 2015 with the following results:
- 81% of Musolf Manor residents are connected with a primary care provider; we held community health fairs for residents at 5 properties; nursing students from Breckinridge School of Nursing are doing quarterly clinicals at three of our family sites; IHI offered the Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop series for residents at BVA and Musolf Manor; IHI participated in a study conducted by the Providence Center for Outcomes Research & Education that directly explores the link between subsidized housing and health care.