Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment and Public Health Foundation Enterprise sign agreement to create charitable fund for Eating Disorder Treatment Scholarships
September 05, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsSeptember 5, 2007, Los Angeles, CA. Treating people with eating disorders can be a matter of life or death and for those without sufficient health insurance, obtaining necessary treatment can spell financial ruin. Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment (Shoreline Center) of Long Beach, CA is proud to announce an agreement with Public Health Foundation Enterprises (PHFE). Under the partnership, PHFE will act as fiscal sponsor, allowing Shoreline Center to seek funding from private foundations, grants and individual donors all in its effort to provide eating disorder treatment to those who are unable to afford it. As a California nonprofit corporation 501C (3), PHFE will receive grants or deductible donations from institutions or private individuals on behalf of Shoreline’s Scholarship Program as well as ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and grant conditions. Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment offers individual counseling, an intensive outpatient treatment program, partial hospitalization / day treatment program as well as Satori House, a transitional living / extended care home for those in recovery from anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa. Shoreline and PHFE see this as an excellent opportunity to collaborate, utilizing the clinical strengths of Shoreline in combination with PHFE’s nonprofit organizational and management expertise. Working together, Shoreline and PHFE hope to improve access to eating disorder treatment for those unable to afford appropriate care.
Rachel Levi, MFT, CEDS Founder and Clinical Director said “This is a significant step that we are taking with PHFE today, opening the possibility for scholarships for needy patients who might otherwise have no chance for recovery”.
Gerald Solomon, President and CEO of PHFE said, “We are looking forward to working with Shoreline Center to increase the scope of their activities and in supporting treatment of an escalating and life threatening disease”.
To support Shoreline Center and their mission, please contact Rachel Levi at www.shoreline-eatingdisorders.com or (562) 434-6007