Fall River Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc.
Who are we?
We're working to improve
or sustain your health and the quality of
your life! Whether it's better access to health care, or to reduce the harm from the
use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, or to reduce the chances that you will develop heart disease,
diabetes or any of a number health risks, Partners for a Healthier Community is the
group that works for you.
include the Healthy City
Greater Fall River initiative, efforts to improve both
school and worksite wellness and projects that support healthy dining,
healthy neighborhood markets and community gardens. We're also the primary
sponsor of the Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge and the Greater Fall River
Partners for Health and Well Being. You can read more about each of these
project on our Initiatives
What do we do?
Check out what we're doing by clicking on the
links to the left. Read about our organization
to see how we work. Check out our Task
Forces to find a group that you can join to help us with our work. Look over
some of our Projects to see some of the things we're doing to improve the health of the
a health or human service organization that can provide the services you need by
clicking on our Community
page. Learn the leading health indicators of our area on our Needs
Assessment page. Find information about local coalitions that serve the
Greater Fall River Area and learn about our InterCHNA activities.
where do we meet?
Committee meets on the second Friday of every month, except July, from 8:30
a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the classroom of Stanley Street Treatment and
Resources, 386 Stanley Street, Fall River, MA. This is an open meeting
though only elected members may vote on business matters. Members are
elected every other year from among those who attend any of our four Task
during the preceding year. We
also sponsor a Legislative Breakfast every October in collaboration with
Greater New Bedford Allies for Health and Well Being.
How do I get
Anyone can join
our efforts by attending any of our Task
Force meetings. Just contact the chairperson to verify the time and
location of the next meeting. These meetings focus on specific health
concerns and help to develop strategies that can effectively address them.
We welcome your expertise and your vision whether you are a health
professional or resident of our community with an interest in making the
Greater Fall River Area a healthier place to live and work.
Click for a
printable copy of our general
brochure and our organizational
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