Kaiser Permanente's work in the community uniquely combines investments from our health plan as well as our hospitals and often includes medical expertise, health research, clinical programs, and volunteers.
Total community investment
In charitable care and coverage
In grants, donations and services **
Students and adults reached through Educational Theatre
invested in Thriving Schools programs and activities *
Physicians and employee volunteers
Kaiser Permanente provided the Latino Leadership Council a $30,000 grant to help them improve access to health, vision, and dental services for uninsured individuals. Promotoras (community health workers) coordinate clinic appointments, lab work, prescriptions, and support services.
Placer People of Faith Together received a $20,000 grant to train clergy and key community leaders in how to help persons who are in crisis or developing a mental illness. The training helps participants learn about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions as well as how to connect people to professional and self-help resources.
Provide programs for low-income and uninsured people; support local community clinics and other organizations that help patients receive culturally sensitive assistance and care-coordination.
Provide education and increase access to healthy foods and physical activity in schools and community settings.
Increase access to ongoing mental health services; provide housing and/or social services for low-income, at-risk individuals; and, link primary care and behavioral health care to reduce the risk of mental illness related to violence.