LHIN approves several requests for end-of-year funding

Under rules established by the Ontario Government for the Local Health Integration Work, organizations who are funded cannot keep any of their remaining year-end surplus without authorization.

At its regular meeting on Jan. 29, several agencies received approval for their requests.

They include:

  • Bluewater Health Community Programs—$59,500 for office equipment and computer software;
  • Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent—$160,596 for minor renovations, computer systems upgrades, and office equipment;
  • North Lambton Community Health Centre—$132,000 for minor facility upgrades, medical equipment upgrades, and senior strategy;
  • County of Lambton Long Term Care Division—$12,000 for flooring replacement.

The Grand Bend Community Health Centre identified a $100,000 program surplus to be reallocated. That $100,000 has been broken down as follows:

  • Alzheimer Society Sarnia-Lambton—$1,300 for program software and training;
  • Chatham-Kent Community Health Centre—$8,000 for support for the Ministry of Health and Long term Care pre-capital submission;
  • Westover Treatment Centre—$20,000 for minor facility upgrades;
  • March of Dimes—$8,000 for program equipment upgrades;
  • Program equipment up- $8,000 grades 
  • Alzheimer Society Windsor-Essex—$5,000 for office and program equipment
  • Essex Community Services—$5,000 for program deficit, computer/IT equipment;
  • The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County—$45,000 for office and program equipment, transportation van;
  • Family Services Windsor Essex—$3,500 for IT equipment; brochures; and board development;
  • Brain Injury Association of Chatham-Kent—$4,200 for office and program equipment.

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