St. Claire HealthCare Recompete Plan
*2023 Recompete Finalist and Strategy Development Grant Recipient
Application Title: St. Claire HealthCare Recompete Plan
Lead Applicant: St. Claire Medical Center, Inc.
State(s) Served: Kentucky
Applicant-Defined Region: Five rural counties in northeastern Kentucky
Contact: Shellie Wilburn-Smith (email@example.com)
The St. Claire HealthCare Recompete Plan, led by the St. Claire Medical Center, requests approximately $10 million to help individuals with substance use disorders find sustainable and meaningful employment in five counties of northeastern Kentucky. Substance abuse has become a primary barrier to economic participation in eastern Kentucky. The Finalist proposes using Recompete funding to coordinate substance abuse support with employer-based training, including offering the Life Learning Center curriculum to residents in eastern Kentucky and investing in nursing workforce training, peer support programs, and scholarships in partnership with a community college. The evidence-based approach has shown success with limited recidivism and expects to improve health, education, and employment outcomes of residents with substance use disorders.
Recompete Plan Narrative (PDF)