Project Health Access helps clinics and healthcare organizations meet the growing needs of Greater Atlanta’s uninsured, underinsured and homeless populations.

The Issue

According to America’s Health Rankings, Georgia ranks 40th in the nation for health outcomes and has some of the lowest rates of individual health coverage, with about 189,000 uninsured children.

United Way's Role

United Way and its AmeriCorps members work to increase access to critical health services, care coordination, health education and recruitment of medical professionals.

The Results

Since 2010, Project Health Access has served more than 25,000 individuals in Greater Atlanta, providing crucial health services for uninsured and underinsured individuals and necessary benefits enrollment for the homeless.

Creating Healthy Outcomes for Kids

AmeriCorps members Imasha Adisa, Megan Harris, Roshanak Lowe (formerly Ghoochan) and Hameeda Dahniya coordinated the first Back-to-School Community Health Fair…