Causes: Human Services
Mission: The mission of the organization is to provide essential and innovative resources for individuals, families and communities to prepare for and support graceful aging. This is accomplished through ownership and operation of subsidized senior housing and handicapped housing and by providing accounting, administrative and other support services to other non-profit entities that provide services to elders in need.
Programs: The organization owns and operates two senior living facilities and owns and leases a skilled nursing facility to a third party operator, cathedral gerontology center, inc. The organization has agreements with the department of housing and urban development ("hud") for the rental of the organization's two senior living properties to individuals eligible under guidelines. These rental properties are operating divisions and are classified as senior living facilities ("slf") and a skilled nursing facility ("snf"). The following properties include: cathedral towers, an slf that contains 202 apartments; cathedral townhouse, an slf containing 179 apartments; and 333 ashley, an snf facility containing 120 beds.
the organization provides food preparation services under service contracts to urban jacksonville, inc. For the meals on wheels program, to the city of jacksonville for their senior nutrition program and to cathedral gerontology center, inc. For their nursing home residents. During the year ending 9/30/2014, the food services department prepared and provided 217,704 meals to urban jacksonville, inc. , 201,818 meals to all of the city of jacksonville's senior sites,and 112,278 meals to cathedral gerontology center, inc. 19,369 meals were also prepared and provided to other senior meal sites in the jacksonville area.
the organization is the fiscal agent for the florida self directed care program for district 4. The program promotes self-determination, recovery and full inclusion of people who have been diagnosed with a mental illness and depend on government subsidized mental wellness services. Funds are utilized to purchase psychiatric and mental wellness care, as well as alternative and non-traditional services that result in the same successes as traditional mental health services. During the twelve months ending 9/30/2014, the program purchased services for 220 participants.
the organization provides accounting, administrative and other support services to other non-profit entities that provide services to elders in need.