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03/14/2017

FamilyCare Health Awards CAP $80,000 To Support Opening Prism Health

PORTLAND, OR (March 14, 2017): Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) has been awarded $80,000 from FamilyCare Health to support the opening of Prism Health, an LGBTQ+ Primary Care Health Center.

“FamilyCare Health has been a long-term partner of CAP, and we are delighted that they have made such a significant statement of support for the LGBTQ+ community by investing in Prism Health,” said CAP’s Executive Director, Tyler TerMeer. “This $80,000 investment allows CAP to complete the health center renovations and open in spring of 2017.”

“FamilyCare Health is proud to support the new Prism Health center, which will increase access and quality of care for the LGBTQ+ community,” said Jeff Heatherington, FamilyCare Health’s President and CEO. “Cascade AIDS project has an incredible track record of serving this community and the new center is certain to be an invaluable asset to the tri-county area.”

Prism Health, conveniently located at 2236 SE Belmont Street, is slated to open in spring of 2017 and will offer a safe, affirming, and non-judgmental space where all members of the LGBTQ+ community can obtain the compassionate and culturally effective health care they need and deserve. In addition to comprehensive primary care, Prism Health anticipates offering specialized services for the transgender community, HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing, mental health counseling, and integrated pharmacy services.

About Cascade AIDS Project
Cascade AIDS Project is the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Prism Health, a primary care health center, is an integral part of CAP’s expanding mission to serve the broader LGBTQ+ community and will help remove barriers and improve access to health care for all LGBTQ+ individuals.

About FamilyCare Health 
For more than 30 years, FamilyCare Health has been providing patient-centered health care to Oregonians. FamilyCare Health is an Oregon Health Plan Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) and a Medicare Advantage plan serving approximately 120,000 members in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Marion, and Clatsop counties. FamilyCare Health was the first health plan in Oregon to integrate models of physical and mental health and the first CCO in the tri‐county area certified by the Oregon Health Authority. 


About FamilyCare Health

For more than 30 years, FamilyCare Health provided patient-centered health care to Oregonians. FamilyCare Health was the first health plan in Oregon to integrate models of physical and mental health and the first CCO in the tri‐county area certified by the Oregon Health Authority.

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