Community Benefits Program

Community Health Choice (Community) will fund $750,000 in grants through its Community Benefits Program this fall in support of our organization's mission to improve the health outcomes and well-being of underserved residents in Southeast Texas, including:

  • Increasing the percentage of children who receive timely well-child visits and immunizations
  • Decreasing the rate of low birth weight babies by increasing the percentage of women who receive timely pre-natal and post-partum care, as well as managing care for women between pregnancies
  • Reducing the percentage of adults and pediatric potentially preventable admissions and/or emergency department visits
  • Increasing the number of parenting programs that provide training on child development and positive parenting strategies
  • Reducing obesity through programs that incorporate healthy eating and active living
  • Increasing access to integrated behavioral and physical care providers and /or programs

The application for the Community Benefits Program is available here. Completed applications must be submitted with requested supporting materials via

Funding for projects will be evaluated against the following criteria:

  • The estimated number of underserved population impacted
  • The potential to demonstrate increased service capacity (geographic or otherwise), for network providers that work with the underserved population
  • The potential to improve the cost efficiency of care as well as access and quality

The application deadline is Monday, November 30, 2015 at 5:00 P.M.