Our Programs

Programs by Organization

At Verdant, we partner with a number of community organizations to provide programming to our residents. See the list of organizations and their programs below.

Current Programs

Alzheimer's Association


American Diabetes Association


American Red Cross


Boys & Girls Club of Snohomish County, Edmonds Unit


Brain Injury Alliance of Washington


Camp Fire of Snohomish County


Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation


Center for Human Services

Behavioral Health Program

Program funded: February 2015 – February 2017

Coordinated by Community Health Center of Snohomish (CHC) and two behavioral health partners – Center for Human Services and Integrative Psychological and Social Services (iPASS) – this program links CHC patients to mental health support.

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Teen Counseling Program

Program funded: January 2016 through December 2017

Aiming to reach teens and youth who have little or no insurance or ability to pay, this counseling program offers middle school and high school youth an opportunity to work with a therapist.

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ChildStrive (formerly Little Red School House)


City of Brier

Brier Walking Program

Program funded: February 2014 – February 2016

The “Brier Walks” program encourages Brier residents of all abilities to use Brier Park’s ADA-accessible walking path, installed in the summer of 2014, to keep track of their distance walked or run as a means to prevent disease and injury.

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City of Edmonds


Bike2Health

Program Funded: December 2014 – December 2017

The Bike2Health project will serve to establish a regional bicycle network in Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace.

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Healthy & Fitness Expo

Program funded: May 2014, 2015, 2016

In an effort to provide families and kids with access to local fitness and health resources, the City of Edmonds’ Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services works with Swedish/Edmonds, the Edmonds School District’s Move 60! Program and other supporters, including Verdant, to organize an annual Health and Fitness Expo.

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3rd-Grade Swim Lessons

Program funded: September 2014 through August 2017

A collaboration among south Snohomish County cities’ recreation departments, this program provides third-grade students in the Edmonds School District service area with access to free swim lessons.

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City of Lynnwood


Community Paramedic Program

Program funded: January 2016 – December 2018

Oftentimes, fire and emergency medical services personnel are dispatched to a home where the caller needs help but it is not a life-threatening situation.

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3rd-Grade Swim Lessons

Program funded: September 2014 through August 2017

A collaboration among south Snohomish County cities’ recreation departments, this program provides third-grade students in the Edmonds School District service area with access to free swim lessons.

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Move 60 Teens!

Program funded: January 2015 – December 2017

Teens looking for a fun way to hang out and be fit have a safe and healthy option in the City of Lynnwood’s Move 60 Teens! program.

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City of Mountlake Terrace


3rd-Grade Swim Lessons

Program funded: September 2014 through August 2017

A collaboration among south Snohomish County cities’ recreation departments, this program provides third-grade students in the Edmonds School District service area with access to free swim lessons.

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Community Health Center of Snohomish County

Behavioral Health Program

Program funded: February 2015 – February 2017

Coordinated by Community Health Center of Snohomish (CHC) and two behavioral health partners – Center for Human Services and Integrative Psychological and Social Services (iPASS) – this program links CHC patients to mental health support.

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Community Health Center Dental Program

Program funded: July 2015 – June 2016

The Verdant Health Commission began work in a new initiative during summer 2014: improving adults’ access to dental care.

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Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program

Program funded: July 2015 through June 2018

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County (DVS) offers residents in South Snohomish County resources through its Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program, which aims to support 500 teens per year through partnerships with area high schools. The program shows teens how to recognize the warning signs of abuse, how to build healthy relationships and how and where to find help if needed.

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Edmonds Community College


Edmonds Community College Student Health & Wellness Promotions Program

Program funded: July 2013 – June 2016

Edmonds Community College is doing its part to promote health and safety, starting with its own campus and extending into the community. The health and wellness promotion program has several goals.

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Edmonds School District


Student Support Advocacy Program

Program funded: January 2014 – December 2016

Student Support Advocates within the Edmonds School District, which serves almost all public school students within Verdant’s service area, work to connect students needing additional support with resources in the community.

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Move 60!

Program funded: September 2014 through August 2017

Decreased activity levels among children, as well as increased caloric intake through portion size and selection, have combined to create a generation of children whose life expectancy is less than their parents. Move 60! educates youth and their parents/guardians about proper physical activity so they can maintain these skills beyond the program’s support.

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Edmonds Senior Center

Enhance Wellness

Program funded: November 2011 through October 2014

Seniors looking for assistance in managing needs such as physical activity, weight management, mental stimulation, nutrition, medication management or depression/anxiety have a resource in the Enhance Wellness program.

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Evergreen Recovery Centers


Integrative Psychological and Social Services (iPASS)

Behavioral Health Program

Program funded: February 2015 – February 2017

Coordinated by Community Health Center of Snohomish (CHC) and two behavioral health partners – Center for Human Services and Integrative Psychological and Social Services (iPASS) – this program links CHC patients to mental health support.

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Kindering


Korean Women's Association

Everyday Prevention Program

Program funded: January 2015 – December 2017

How do non-English speakers access health and wellness education? For first-generation immigrants, the answer may be that they simply don’t. The Verdant Health Commission partnered with Korean Women’s Association at the beginning of 2015 to make it easier for Korean and Vietnamese speakers to learn how to manage their health and navigate the health care system.

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Medical Teams International

Mobile Dental Clinic

Program funded: September 2015 through September 2018

Poor oral health results in pain, infection and other health issues throughout the body, aggravating conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. The Mobile Dental Clinics established in South Snohomish County are aimed to fill the growing gap between people who can afford preventive dental care and those who cannot.

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Northwest Parkinson's Foundation


Prescription Drug Assistance Foundation


Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS)


Project Access Northwest


Puget Sound Christian Clinic


Mental Health Counseling Program

Program funded: September 2013 – August 2016

The Lynnwood Mobile Medical Clinic is a site for medical treatment as well as mental health counseling now, thanks to this program, which is available to residents who do not have insurance or who may otherwise qualify.

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Mobile Medical Clinic

Program funded: January 2016 through December 2017,

The Lynnwood Mobile Medical Clinic is on-site at the Lutheran Community Services NW Family Support Center on Tuesday morning each week, offering free preventive and primary care, typically to uninsured patients with chronic health conditions.

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Puget Sound Kidney Center


Senior Services of Snohomish County


Care Coordination

Program funded: Nov. 2014 – Dec. 2016

A senior calling 911 for an emergency often would benefit from follow-up care. Did they fall and injure themselves? Or forget to take their prescription medication? Issues such as these are preventable, and this program has connected Fire District 1 and other emergency response agencies with Senior Services of Snohomish County to put supports in place to help prevent these and other issues down the road.

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Snohomish County Fire District 1


Snohomish County Health Leadership Coalition (fiscal agent YMCA of Snohomish County)


Palliative Care Initiative

Program funded: March 2015 – March 2017

This community-based program supports patients and their family members by ensuring their end-of-life wishes are met and that palliative care is available for those who need it.

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Snohomish County Music Project


Swedish Edmonds


Therapeutic Health Services


Turning Point

Back-to-School Health Fair

Program funded: August 2015

For the 4th consecutive year, Verdant supported the Back-to-School Fair offered for low-income students and families in the Edmonds School District. The health fair portion of the event includes free health exams, vision checks, immunizations and oral exams/fluoride varnish.

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WithinReach


Wonderland Developmental Center


YWCA of Seattle, King and Snohomish County


Mental Health Counseling

Program funded: January 2016 through December 2018

People seeking support through this program are not severely mentally ill, yet they do suffer from emotional and mental anguish that limits their ability to function.

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Previous Programs

Alpha Supported Living Services


American Heart Association


American Red Cross


Brookside Research & Development (fiscal agent Senior Services of Snohomish County)


Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation


South Snohomish County Bicycle Policy and Advocacy Improvement Project

Program funded: January 2013 through December 2014

This policy and advocacy improvement project is multi-pronged, with the focus on improving the health of residents by making it easier and safer for people to ride bikes in neighborhoods.

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Catholic Community Services (Fiscal Agent)


Center for Advanced Recovery Solutions

Addiction Training for Mental Health Professionals

Program funded: May 2014 – December 2015

With more people covered by health insurance since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Washington state expects to see an increase in people who are able to access mental health or substance-use disorder services, potentially putting a strain on the existing Chemical Dependency Counselors.

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City of Edmonds


Summer Intensive Xfit Training Camp

Program funded: Summer 2012

Summer Intensive Xfit Training Camp is a 10-week program designed to engage behavior change in middle school students who have significant health risks caused by weight.

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City of Lynnwood

Fire Camp

Program funded: July 2015

During the last week of summer break 2015, 33 middle school students took part in the City of Lynnwood Fire Department’s Kids Fire Camp. In addition to fire and life safety education, the camp promoted injury prevention by encouraging healthy and safe behaviors.

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Mobile Integrated Care

Program funded: June 2014 – May 2016

The Lynnwood Fire Department’s Mobile Integrated Care program works to fill the healthcare and human services gaps experienced by some individuals who call 911 or go to the emergency room with issues that are not medical emergencies.

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Emergency Cardiac Care

Program funded: September 2012 through September 2015

Every second is critical when responding to a heart attack, which is why the communication between medics and emergency room medical staff must be efficient. This program provides medics with the tools to transmit electrocardiogram results while in the field, so physicians will be able to treat patients sooner.

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Get Movin’

Program funded: Summer 2012, 2013

Looking for a way to be physically active with your kids and teens during the summer? Get Movin’ is a free program with incentives and ideas to get kids moving 60 minutes a day, 5 days a week, all summer long.

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City of Mountlake Terrace


Communities of Color Coalition


Community Health Center of Snohomish County

Emergency Room Diversion Project

Program funded: November 2011 through November 2014

People who visit the emergency room with non-urgent medical needs often can be better served by a primary care physician. These visits to the ER are more costly than seeing a primary care physician, but oftentimes, those seeking treatment do not have insurance and don’t have a doctor that they see regularly. Through this program, Swedish/Edmonds works with a case manager at Community Health Centers of Snohomish County (CHC) to refer patients who may need comprehensive, affordable health care services.

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Edmonds Community College


Edmonds Head Injury Support Group (fiscal agent Brain Energy Support Team)


Edmonds Public Schools Foundation


Edmonds School District


Edmonds Senior Center

Healthy Living Fair

Program funded: April 2012 and 2013

Ensuring seniors have access to health and wellness resources and information that will assist in their care can be critical to the aging process. With many services and resources available in the community, the Healthy Living Fair brought these opportunities available in one place to better serve the 600+ attendees at this annual event.

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First Baptist Church of Mountlake Terrace


Free Range Health


Holly House (fiscal agent MS Helping Hands)


Lutheran Community Services NW


Back-to-School Resource & Health Fair

Program funded: 2012, 2013, 2014

All kids deserve to start school off on the right foot, with proper immunizations, check-ups and necessary supplies. This community-wide effort has evolved into a health and resource fair for students, with a number of agencies offering free screenings, immunizations, information about services and supplies.

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Operation Military Family Cares


Parent Trust for Washington Children

Parent Trust Continuum of Family Support

Program funded: March 2012 through February 2014

There is a correlation between traumatic childhood experiences and health problems, risky behavior and mental illness in adulthood. But when parents have the skills and knowledge necessary to prevent child abuse and neglect, they’re providing the best opportunity for family growth and development.

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Providence Hospice & Home Care Foundation

Hospice Outreach and Education

Program funded: July 2012 through June 2015

The need for hospice care is rising in South Snohomish County, and this program supports that growth. In addition to educating the community members and medical providers on the benefits and cost effectiveness of end-of-life care, it will increase Providence Hospice & Home Care Foundation’s ability to support our local families.

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Seattle Visiting Nurse Association


Senior Services of Snohomish County


SightConnection


Snohomish County Medical Reserve Corps


Swedish Edmonds

Java Music Club Program

Program funded: August 2014 (one-time payment)

Java Music Club supports patients in Swedish/Edmonds’ mental health unit, bringing instruments, resources and opportunities for patients to use music, readings, photographs and storytelling in group therapy.

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TeamChild

Youth Wellness Program

Program funded: May 2013 – April 2014

The focus of this program is to reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) for young people. TeamChild will assess resources and gaps for youth mental health, and provide education and advocacy training to youth, parents and community partners in order to increase their knowledge and empower them to help children access the services they need.

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United Way of Snohomish County


Verdant Health Commission


6 Weeks to a Healthier You with Joe Piscatella

Program funded: 2012, 2013, 2014

“You can’t control the deck of cards you’re dealt. But you can control how you play them.” – Joe Piscatella

Developing healthy lifestyle habits is a critical step to living a full and healthy life. During this six-week program, participants have biometric health screenings conducted twice, once at the beginning and once at the end.

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Washington Community Action Network (Washington CAN!)