BOTSO (Brothers Organized to Serve Others)
Family Empowerment – Educate and support families, mostly headed by single mothers of court-involved youth, on the justice system process, and provide them with needed resources and guidance to maintain a productive relationship with their child. A Parent Mentor will serve as a case manager and educate families on what to expect during the justice process, their options, and provide resources to help them in the system.
West End Ministries
Women’s Behavioral Counseling Program – Provides an additional year of counseling services to women residing at Leslie’s House, a women’s only homeless shelter. In the past year, West End Ministries has partnered with Family Service of High Point to give women access to mental health counseling free of charge in a safe and welcoming space.
United Way of Greater High Point
Women in Motion – Supports the GWEN program, whose goal is to strengthen women through education to improve, organize and create success in their lives. The GWEN program will consist of three workshops focusing on social, occupational and intellectual wellness; and a women’s summit that will focus on emotional, physical and financial wellness.
YWCA of High Point
Women’s Resource Center – Supports the Women’s Resource Center, which aims to empower women and their families in achieving their personal and professional goals through information, education, referral and support services to eliminate barriers. Funding will be used to incorporate additional educational programming and networking opportunities both virtually and in person to allow women to have the resources they need to further their personal and professional goals.
“We’re very excited about the new Women’s Fund of the HPCF as we will be expanding the scope of our granting to include the multitude of women needs we see right here in High Point,” stated Paul Lessard, President, HPCF. “Women play such key role in our community, especially those who are heading up single parent families. It is our goal to work with organizations who are currently serving women’s needs and identify granting opportunities that will make the most impact.”