Alliance Strategic Plan

Access

Improving equitable access to physical, mental , and 

behavioral health

services.

Obesity

Improving physical activity and nutrition through programs, policies, and the built environment.

Poverty

Improving health outcomes through a focus on the social determinants of health and community cohesion.

Equity

Ensuring that equity is at the forefront of all Alliance communications, programs, policies, and leadership.

Health Priorities & Subcommittees

The Chatham Health Alliance Strategic plans were created through collaborative planning efforts in each Alliance subcommittee. The strategic plan of the Alliance is an action oriented plan, that is created by and carried out by members of the Alliance.

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Access to Comprehensive Health Services

Goal 1:

Improve the coordination of care through enhanced partnerships between service providers

Strategy 1.A: 

Support implementation and maintenance of NCCARE360 to ensure the system is understood and utilized effectively across providers

Strategy 1.B: 

Pursue system and service alignment to achieve equitable and successful birth outcomes for moms, babies, and families.

Goal 2:

Improve the coordination of care through enhanced partnerships between service providers

Strategy 2.A: 

Support existing work to provide education to and assist agencies in implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate services.

Strategy 2.B

Assess current quality of services in regards to cultural and linguistic appropriateness of healthcare services in the county.

Goal 3:

All Chatham County residents can confidently achieve their optimal health

Strategy 3.A: 

Coordinate community events focused on health topics

Strategy 3.B

Increase availability of physical and behavioral health services to uninsured and undocumented individuals

Strategy 3.C

Educate and empower older adults to navigate the health care system

Strategy 3.D

Investigate and advocate for policy level solutions to improve access to care for children and other vulnerable populations with I/DD and Behavioral Health needs

 

Obesity, Physical Activity, and Nutrition

Goal 1:

Improve access to and participation in physical activity throughout Chatham County

Strategy 1.A: 

Increase recreation infrastructure to promote physical activity

Strategy 1.B: 

Enhance community Physical Activity Events

Strategy 1.C: 

Improve physical activity practice in child care centers

Goal 2:

All Chatham residence have access to nutritious, sustainable food

Strategy 2.A: 

Support existing infrastructure that provides nutritious and affordable food to Chatham County community members.

Strategy 2.B: 

Implement new programs and initiatives to improve access to nutritious and affordable food

Strategy 2.C: 

Improve nutrition practices in child care centers

Goal 3:

Improve health practices for employees throughout Chatham County

Strategy 3.A: 

Implement Worksite Wellness at employers across the county

 

Poverty, Community, & Social Determinants of Health

Goal 1:

Improve community cohesion and access to social services and basic necessities

Strategy 1.A: 

Create and implement a plan for Alliance outreach, education, and advocacy activities

Strategy 1.B: 

Develop a best practices resource for planning and implementation of built environment including health in all policies, equity, & connectivity

Strategy 1.C: 

Research and design co-location of Chatham County social and health services

Goal 2:

All Chatham community members have access to affordable and quality educational opportunities

Strategy 2.A: 

Support the development & coordination of a youth development council

Strategy 2.B: 

Research universal access to pre-k

Strategy 2.C: 

Engage families with young children

Goal 3:

Improve availability and equity of access to secure employment

Strategy 3.A: 

Support the development of new and existing job training

Create a Living Wage program in Chatham County

Strategy 3.B: 
 

Equity

Goal 1:

Diversify Alliance Membership

Strategy 1.A: 

Targeted data-driven recruitment of new members

Strategy 1.B: 

Improve accessibility of Alliance meetings and activities

Strategy 1.C: 

Build a sense of belonging, safety and community within the Alliance for all members

Goal 2:

Strengthen and expand the Equity lens of all Alliance members

Strategy 2.A: 

Provide equity training and engagement opportunities to all CHA members

Strategy 2.B: 

Establish member onboarding and training requirements

Strategy 2.C: 

Implement on-boarding and orientation protocol

Goal 3:

Incorporate equity principles into planning, implementation, and evaluation activities of the Alliance

Strategy 3.A: 

Train Alliance leadership and Equity Subcommittee members in meeting facilitation, planning for equity, and other key areas

Create a protocol for planning and evalation based on the Health Equity Impact Assessment and other published tools

Strategy 3.B: 

Provide technical assistance and guidance to other Alliance subcommittees and Alliance leadership

Strategy 3.C: 

Goal 4:

Empower member organizations to adopt equity tools in their planning, implementation, and evaluation processes

Strategy 4.A: 

Curate an equity lens toolkit

Strategy 4.B: 

Partner with other community-based organizations to provide equity training and technical assistance to member organizations

 

ADDRESS

80 East St

Pittsboro, NC 27312

CONTACT

Tel

(919) 545-8443

 

Email

julie.wilkerson@chathamnc.org

CHATHAM FOOD HUB CONTACT

Tel

(919) 923-1631

Email

chathamfoodhub@gmail.com

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