Program Reports

Matrix Program Reports

Castroville Community Survey (2006-07)
The Castroville Community Survey was funded by the California Endowment and led by the Castroville Leadership Council. ICCS conducted the survey to identify community member perspective of the relations with law enforcement and the need for family-based services.

Monterey County Health Literacy Study
Health Literacy Matters: Health literacy is about accessing medical information, communication and understanding, and taking health-related action, so much more than just having the ability to read medical information. The purpose of this study is to identify the health literacy barriers to navigating the health care system faced by Monterey County's diverse and low-income population.

Regional Report On Welfare Reform
In response to the mandate for reform of the welfare system, the Institute for Community Collaborative Studies received a one-year grant from the California Endowment to provide community organization and technical assistance to organize a "voice" for four communities in the counties of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz.

Stuart Foundation Interprofessional Education Grant
The Institute for Community Collaborative Studies was funded by the Stuart Foundation to identify interprofessional competencies needed by entry-level human service professionals. They were utilized to establish learning outcomes in the department of Health, Human Services and Public Policy at CSUMB and also, helped establish human service programs at Cabrillo College and Monterey Peninsula College.

South Santa Clara County Wraparound for Latino Children and Youth
A federally funded (SAMHSA) collaborative project between ICCS, families, and health and human services providers in Santa Clara County. Its purpose was to develop consensus on best practices for a community-based and culturally appropriate set of standards and practices to address issues of substance abuse and mental health.

Breast Cancer Early Detection Program - Continuum of Care
Produced in partnership with the Central Coast Women's Cancer.

Florida's Elder Population Outcomes Design

Youth in the Tenderloin, San Francisco 1967 and HSA and the Plush Doggie