Tampa Housing Authority recently was awarded a grant funded by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. BRIDGES (Building Resilient Individuals Developed through Guidance Education and Strengthening), A Just Neighborhood Collaborative leverages community resources to create a comprehensive system of care, including case management and supportive services, resulting in healthy and academically successful children and strong families.  REACHUP, Inc. is a partner in this endeavor.  This program will aid pregnant women and families with children between the ages of 3-8, who attend Just Elementary School or reside within the 33607 zip code. The focus of this program is to help children reach their full potential and aspirations through community, family and social support systems. REACHUP’s focus in this initiative will be male inclusion activities, cultural competency training and peer support network (men and women). 

Funder: The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County

Website: http://www.childrensboard.org/#