Above: A $100,000 grant will assist in converting a wing of the House of Mercy into a mental health center.
Supporting: Efforts to create an online high school called Virtual Campus, the first of its kind in Central Iowa. The project aims to increase access to courses with the goal of ensuring graduation for individuals with multiple barriers. It is anticipated that 2,000 students will use the online academy.
House of Mercy: $100,000
Supporting: Efforts to convert space into a mental health center. The transformation will increase the number of mental health care professionals from 13 to 20. Additionally, the new facility will allow for the addition of a projected 9,000 hours of appointment times and an anticipated 900 clients in Central Iowa. Read more about the project in this story in the new issue of dsm magazine.