IPAC has teamed up with these participating agencies to develop innovative, culturally-sensitive programs that address the critical and complex challenges impacting the health and mental health of our region's children and families.
|Athens County Children Services|
We are invested in a community effort of child abuse prevention, education, public awareness and are dedicated to the challenge of providing children the opportunity to grow in a safe, nurturing, and permanent family.
|Athens County Family and Children First Council|
The Council encourages and nurtures the development of a continuum of quality, responsive services that help families raise every child to become a healthy, responsible, productive, and law abiding citizen. 740-592-9081
Athens Meigs Educational Service Center
Working with schools districts in Athens, Gallia and Meigs Counties, the Athens Meigs Educational Service Center (AMESC) is committed to improving student achievement, providing high quality services, and operating efficiently and effectively. Our professionals proudly deliver more than 60 programs and services. The AMESC is committed to continued collaboration among valued school and community partners.
| Hocking County Board of Developmental Disabilities "Promoting Possibilities and Potential"|
Hopewell Health Centers, Inc.
Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. is an integrated health corporation that was officially formed in July 2013 by the merger of Tri-County Mental Health and Counseling Services and Family Healthcare. HHC is a CARF accredited community health center and a Joint Commissioned accredited federally qualified health center serving eight counties. HHC offers a full range of mental health and health services to individuals regardless of ability to pay.
Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow provides health and developmental services to Ohio's expectant
parents, newborns, infants and toddlers so that children start school healthy and ready to learn. We serve Hocking and Perry Counties.
|College of Health Sciences and Professions|
The mission of the College is to engage in research, teaching and creative activities that contribute to the development, interpretation and application of new knowledge within professional disciplines and enhance students' educational experiences. Outreach and community involvement are a defining characteristic of the health-centered curriculum, and clinical activity and service learning are intrinsic to most majors.College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs
CHP provides free or low-cost services to residents in Southeastern Ohio and provides Well Child and Prenatal programs, the Healthy Adult Project, the Childhood Immunization Program, and the Athens County TB program. CHP also participates in AmeriCorps, bringing additional volunteers to the area. Each program is coordinated by highly qualified and dedicated staff.
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
The mission of OU-HCOM is to educate students to become physicians practicing osteopathic medicine in service to the region, the state, and beyond. Integral to that mission, OU-HCOM commits itself to serving the health needs of people within the Appalachian region; embracing diversity and public service, with integrity and respect for those served; and emphasizing primary care and improving the well-being of underserved populations.
Hearing, Speech, and Language Clinic
The Ohio University Hearing, Speech, and Language Clinic is devoted to serving individuals in the community who are having difficulty hearing, speaking, and understanding language. The clinic offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment services for all ages, infant through adult. The clinic is open year round in the newly renovated Grover Center on Richland Avenue in Athens. 740-593-1404
Scripps College of Communication
Our goal is to prepare students to be effective and responsible communicators and advance the field through creative activity and research on communication concepts, issues and problems. The Health Communication program in the School of Communication Studies focuses on how prevention, health, and healing acquire meaning through symbolic interactions situated within a variety of contexts including social, political, cultural, and economic contexts.