Venture launches new program for community and social services

Venture launches new program for community and social services | Insurance Business

Venture launches new program for community and social services

National program administrator Venture Insurance Programs has announced the launch of Community Care, a new insurance program for community and social services, including non-profits and for-profits. Venture has also announced the appointment of former GuideOne Social Services underwriter Erin Crawford Peterson as Community Care’s practice leader.

The new program will be written on an admitted and non-admitted basis through three carriers rated A (excellent) or better by AM Best.

“The launch of Community Care is a growth opportunity for Venture Programs that gives us the ability to support organizations providing invaluable services to their communities,” said Philip J. Harvey, founder and president of Venture. “As our practice leader, Erin brings valuable industry experience and expertise needed to grow the new program and meet the wide-ranging needs of those in the non-profit space.”

Community Care will provide liability, property, auto, inland marine, crime and umbrella coverage for lines of business including:

  • Community services
  • Counseling and treatment centers
  • Food and nutrition services
  • Residential facilities and shelters
  • Sports and recreation
  • Education
  • Arts and culture
  • Animal-related
  • Associations and clubs

Prior to joining Community Care, Peterson served as non-profit and human service commercial underwriter for GuideOne Insurance. She has also served as a senior underwriter in the human services department for Philadelphia Insurance Company.