Who We Are – Who We Serve

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WHO WE ARE – WHO WE SERVE

Voices of Detroit Initiative (VODI) is a community-based health care coalition dedicated to providing Detroit’s vulnerable population with access to affordable, effective health care through an organized, sustainable delivery system.

Created in 1998, by Kellogg Foundation grant of $5 Million.

The Kellogg Foundation’s Community Voices initiative sought to achieve Four goals towards improving access for the uninsured and under insured:

  • Sustained increases in access to care for vulnerable and uninsured populations
  • Strengthening of the community safety net through community driven change and community partnerships
  • Model should provide system change and be sustainable beyond the 5 years
  • Development of best practices that could be shared with other communities