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Friday, September 22 2017 @ 06:22 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine
Friday, September 22 2017 @ 06:22 PM EDT
The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

TD Charitable Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Vantage Health System’s Behavioral Health Home Program


Englewood, N.J. (July 13, 2017) – TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® recently granted $10,000 to Vantage Health System’s Behavioral Health Home Program. With its primary locations in Englewood and Dumont, NJ, the nonprofit organization provides services to children, adolescents, adults and elders with mental health, addiction, developmental and eldercare challenges.
 

The grant will help Vantage Health System integrate physical health care with its behavioral health care programs by implementing a NJ program called ‘Behavioral Health Home (BHH)’. The BHH will focus on individuals with serious mental illness like schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder and will coordinate wellness services for those individuals.

“Vantage Health System is extremely grateful to the TD Charitable Foundation for this generous grant and for recognizing the needs of individuals with mental health challenges in our communities,” said Vicki Sidrow, President and CEO of Vantage Health System. “The funds will be used to start up a new service called a Behavioral Health Home. This new service will provide integrated and coordinated mental health and physical healthcare to individuals with severe mental illness who also have medical conditions.”

Celebrating its 60th Anniversary, Vantage Health System has been providing community based programs and services since 1957. Primarily providing psychiatric and addiction treatment,. Each year Vantage assists over 3,000 individuals in Bergen County. Services include: crisis intervention, counseling, psychiatric evaluations, day treatment centers for developmentally disabled and mentally ill, geriatric services, homeless outreach and caregiver support.

About Vantage Health System:

Vantage Health System located in Dumont and Englewood New Jersey is a private not for profit 501 (C) 3 charitable organization. In operation since 1957, Vantage is a system of community-based outpatient, residential and supportive housing facilities and programs. Vantage provides services to children, adolescents, adults and elders with mental health, addiction, developmental and eldercare challenges. With 130 staff, Vantage Health System serves over 3000 Bergen County residents a year. For admission to services call 201-567-0059.  For further information or to make a contribution  visit www.vantagenj.org.

A staunch commitment to active involvement in the local community is a vital element of the TD Bank philosophy. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® and the TD Charitable Foundation provide support to affordable housing, financial literacy and education, and environmental initiatives, many of which focus on improving the welfare of children and families.                                                                             

About the TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, one of the 10 largest commercial banking organizations in the United States. The Foundation's mission is to support, respect and improve the quality of life in the diverse communities where we live and do business.  Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation has distributed more than $174.1 million and more than 17,000 grants in charitable donations from Maine to Florida. The TD Charitable Foundation focuses on supporting the following community needs: affordable housing, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, financial literacy, and human services. Recently, more than 90 percent of the grants awarded by the Foundation benefited low-and moderate- income communities and individuals. More information on the TD Charitable Foundation, including an online grant application, is available at www.TDBank.com.

About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,200 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com.

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