• Exceptional Parents Unlimited


    Marion Karian, Exceptional Parents Unlimited of Fresno

    With funding from our foundation, Exceptional Parents Unlimited will build on and evaluate an existing care coordination system serving young children with cognitive, developmental and emotional problems to include children with special health care needs.

  • Grant Funding Available for Care Coordination

    The Foundation seeks proposals from community-based, multi-agency coalitions in California with an interest in improving local systems of care coordination for CSHCN. Grants of up to $40,000 for 18-month projects will be awarded, and grantees will be required to participate in a multi-site learning collaborative with other community coalitions.

  • Support for Families

    Support for Families is a parent-run San Francisco-based nonprofit organization, founded in 1982, that offers services and counsel free of charge to families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need.

  • New Grants Focus on Improving Care Coordination

    When we surveyed our members in the Fall about Network priorities, care coordination emerged as the top issue for action. So I’m pleased to let you know that among eight grants approved by the Foundation’s board of directors last week, five grants focus on care coordination.

  • Health Care Reform Upheld by the Supreme Court

    Now that the health care reform bill has been upheld, our California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs will continue to work toward an improved delivery system for children in California’s Exchange program, Medi-Cal, the California Children’s Services program, and private health plans.

  • Remembering Katie Beckett

    In the early 1980s, Katie and her family became emblematic of a national effort for children and people with disabilities to receive long-term care in their homes rather than in hospitals.