LOUISVILLE, Ky, December 1, 2021 — The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation, in collaboration with Passport Health Plan by Molina Healthcare (“Passport”), donated $15,000 to Home of the Innocents to support mental health and wellbeing among underserved youth in the Louisville area.
The donation will help to fund Home of the Innocents’ Multisystemic Therapy for Child Abuse and Neglect (MST-CAN) pilot program. MST is an evidence-based model that treats youth ages 12-17 who exhibit chronic or serious anti-social behavior and are at high risk of out-of-home placement. MST utilizes a home-based model of service delivery, including therapy that educates families on the effects of trauma and helps them heal from past trauma, preventing trauma from manifesting into one or more psychiatric disorders, a child’s removal from the home, or detainment in a juvenile justice facility.
“Access to care is important for all Kentuckians, but especially for children in need who are struggling with mental health,” said Ryan Sadler, plan president of Passport Health Plan by Molina Healthcare. “It is part of our mission to support organizations that are helping to fill these gaps and serve our most vulnerable populations. Our continued partnership with the Home of the Innocents will allow us to reach even more children and families who need our support and services.”
“At Home of the Innocents, we enrich the lives of children and families with hope, health, and happiness. We’re thankful for Molina’s donation that benefits those served by our MST program – the first of its kind in the state,” said Paul Robinson, president and chief executive officer at Home of the Innocents. “We are excited to continue working with Molina to set up children and families for success and healthy futures.”
About The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation
The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc. The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation was created to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations by funding meaningful, measurable, and innovative programs and solutions that improve health, life, and living in local communities.
About Passport Health Plan by Molina Healthcare
Passport Health Plan by Molina Healthcare works closely with local providers and community partners to improve health outcomes for members and the communities it serves. Passport is owned by Molina Healthcare Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company that provides managed healthcare services under the Medicaid and Medicare programs and through the state insurance marketplaces. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare served approximately 4.8 million members as of September 30, 2021. For more information about Passport Health Plan by Molina Healthcare, visit MolinaHealthcare.com.
About Home of the Innocents
Home of the Innocents enriches the lives of children and families with hope, health, and happiness. Programs include residential and community-based behavioral health services, therapeutic foster care and adoption services, supportive services for homeless young adults, and long-term care for medically complex or terminally ill children.