Grant dollars broaden access to mental health services in North Dakota | The Village Family Service Center

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Grant dollars broaden access to mental health services in North Dakota

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Several North Dakota-based foundations and trusts have pledged to support clients served by The Village Family Service Center by awarding grants to the nonprofit organization. These grant dollars ensure critical mental health services are accessible to area residents.

Recent grant support includes:

  • The Elmer and Kaya Berg Foundation awarded The Village's Intensive Outpatient Program for mental health a $7,500 grant. Funds will be used for direct service to clients in need. IOP allows clients to stabilize symptoms in a less restrictive group environment and get the support they need to create positive change in thoughts and behaviors. IOP meets four days a week, three hours a day, at The Village, 2701 12th Ave. S., Fargo. The length of the program depends on individual needs.
  • The Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks and Region has awarded The Village a $2,300 grant to help provide services to clients who are uninsured or underinsured. Funding will subsidize the reduced fee scale available for in-office, outpatient counseling in Grand Forks for those clients who qualify. The project supports the Foundation’s goal of helping to provide human services to all.
  • Verendrye Electric Trust’s Operation Round Up awarded The Village in Minot a $1,700 grant. These funds will be used to purchase equipment for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. EMDR is a highly effective therapy for both children and adults. Grant funds will enable The Village to acquire two Bluetooth-enabled EMDR kits, workbooks, and therapy books.

The Village strengthens kids and families across North Dakota and Minnesota through wide-ranging behavioral health services, including counseling, addiction treatment, debt management, adoption and pregnancy counseling, mentoring and more. For more information, call 1-800-627-8220.