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Introducing My Camden Resources

Screenshot of My Camden Resources site (mycamdenresources.org)
Posted: July 12, 2017

Last spring, the Camden Coalition partnered with national software platform Aunt Bertha to launch a social services search tool for Camden. The site functions as a Yelp for social services in Camden County, and helps providers and individuals get accurate, up-to-date information on resources that can help meet their needs. We’ve worked with Aunt Bertha Read More….

“She gave me my life”: A patient story

Dolores and her care team with her daughter
Posted: July 11, 2017

Dolores is a 35 year old first time mother with a healthy, bright-eyed, and curious 9 month old daughter. Dolores is one of the patients in our Camden Delivers program, which provides support and care coordination to women of reproductive age in Camden. If you didn’t know her story, you would never guess that just Read More….

Creating a police screening and diversion tool with Camden ARISE

Dr. Jennifer Wood presents her research at the Camden Coalition
Posted: July 10, 2017

In June, the Camden Coalition welcomed Dr. Jennifer Wood of Temple University’s Department of Criminal Justice to present her preliminary research toward a police screening and diversion tool for the city of Camden. This tool would help Camden police officers screen residents they encounter for health and social service needs and provide protocols to refer Read More….

Creating partnerships in California

Camden Coalition and Adventist staff in Ukiah Valley, CA
Posted: June 14, 2017

The technical assistance work of the Camden Coalition and our National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs has taken us all around the country. We have helped a diverse set of partners: large health systems, local nonprofits, public health departments, and more, deliver better care to their most expensive and complex patients. For us, Read More….

School nurses and pediatricians team up for better care in Camden

A pediatric roundtable held at the Camden Coalition
Posted: June 14, 2017

Adults with complex health and social needs are not the only ones in Camden who often visit the emergency department (ED) instead of their primary care providers. Robin Cogan, a school nurse who works at four Camden-area preschools, noticed that when she asked parents to get medical clearance from a doctor to allow their child Read More….