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Coalition Updates

2018 Steakholder Survey Results

TITLE V STEAKHOLDER SURVEY
June 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

This survey was released to mark the mid-point of our Title V MCH grant cycle by reaching out to our stakeholders to gather feedback on the progress being made in the delivery of services to mothers, children and families in Delaware. A link to the online survey was sent via e-mail by th ... READ MORE


Welcome Lisa Coldiron

NEW COALITION GRANT MANAGER
April 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

Lisa comes to the Sussex County Health Coalition with four years Non-Profit experience working on an Early Childhood Literacy Program with Read Aloud Delaware. Prior to that, she was a classroom teacher with over 20 years experience working in both the private and public sectors as well as teaching ... READ MORE


Seaford First in Delaware to Go Purple

Together we will build our communities capacity to address this epidemic and together we will paint the town and county Purple!
April 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

Last year in Delaware, hundreds of people in our state died from drug overdoses. It is estimated that for every death, there are several overdoses that do not result in death. This does not include unreported incidents of those who overdosed and were revived by family or friends with Narcan. Delawar ... READ MORE


Planning for the Complexity of Addressing Population Health Issues

Coalitions are one of the three critical components
March 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

Community Coalitions are one of the three critical components in Planning, Organizing and Impacting Health Outcomes. By Peggy Geisler, Executive Director, Sussex County Health Coalition Published March 2018 - Delaware Journal of Public Health Volume 4 Issue 2 Population health is complex. T ... READ MORE


Meet the Funder - Longwood Foundation

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018
January 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

Thère DuPont will be representing The Longwood Foundation on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Sussex County Health Coalition at 21133 Sterling Avenue, STE 12 in Georgetown, Delaware. AGENDA 1:00pm to 1:30pm – Registration / Refreshments 1:30pm – Welcome and Introductions 1: ... READ MORE


Latino Outreach Expansion

SUPPORT FROM ARSHT CANNON FUND
January 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

Through strength and synergy found in true collaboration, we are pleased to share the tremendous progress we have made in our efforts to increase the outreach offered to the Latino population with a specific focus on students in Sussex County. With support from the Arsht Cannon Fund and help fro ... READ MORE


Mental Health Association

EMILY VERA DISCUSSES IMPROVEMENTS
January 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

The mission of the Mental Health Association in Delaware is to improve the mental wellbeing of Delawareans through support, education and advocacy. Those of us who experience behavioral health disorders or have loved ones with such disorders sometimes feel alone and powerless. MHA provides educat ... READ MORE


Dr. Jay Owens Joins Board

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES IR
January 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

Jay Owens is the Director of Student Services for the Indian River School District. Jay received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Salisbury University, his Master’s Degree in Special Education from Wilmington University and his Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership from the Unive ... READ MORE


Commit to Acknowledge, Accept and Act in 2018

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
January 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

"AS I LOOK BACK ON 2017 I DID NOT REALIZE MY LIFE HAD BEEN TOUCHED BY THE EFFECTS OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION IN SO MANY SERIOUS AND PROFOUND WAYS THIS YEAR!” If I add to that review above the number of people who have reached out personally or professionally, with additional needs concerning ... READ MORE


A Year To Be United In Service

A 2018 NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION
January 2018 Quarterly Newsletter

This time of year, and especially now in this local and national landscape of uncertainty, organizations like ours and our partners are a beacon of hope in our community. Although it may seem that there are so many things that divide us we often forget the critical themes that make us all the same. ... READ MORE


Message from the Director

BUILDING IS A LIFELONG PROCESS
October 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

Human development is a lifelong process and learning is the cornerstone. People are capable of growing, learning and improving throughout their entire lives. The ability to do so has an impact in many areas for families and community. Failure to navigate primary milestones can influence a person’ ... READ MORE


ECCS COIIN Grant Update

SUSSEX COUNTY SUCCESSES
October 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Networks (CoIINs) are multidisciplinary teams of federal, state, and local leaders working together to tackle a common problem. Using technology to remove geographic barriers, participants with a collective vision share ideas, best practices, and lessons lear ... READ MORE


United Way of Delaware SPARC

SPARKING INTEREST IN OUR YOUTH
October 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

By Randle Reed Community Impact Associate United Way of Delaware United Way of Delaware is passionate about our young people and offering programs that help them to acquire and develop the skills that lead to academic achievement and workplace success. United Way’s SPARC (Success Pathways and Ro ... READ MORE


Arsht Cannon Fund

EXPANDS SCHOOL BASED MENTAL HEALTH
October 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

The Arsht Cannon Fund strives to improve the quality of life for all Delawareans by funding nonprofit organizations that provide educational opportunities and access to health care for Hispanic Delawareans. The expansion of the School Based Mental Health Collaborative, funded by the Arsht Cannon Fun ... READ MORE


Read Aloud Partnership

PARENT EMPOWERMENT CLASSES
October 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN READ ALOUD DELAWARE, SUSSEX COUNTY HEALTH COALITION AND SUSSEX COUNTY EARLY CHILDHOOD COUNCIL Read Aloud DE will provide nine "Parent Empowerment Classes” in Sussex County to reach residents in the specific zip codes outlined in the COIIN Grant. SCHC and Read Aloud DE are w ... READ MORE


SummerCollab

POWER IN PARTNERSHIP
October 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

The Summer Learning Collaborative (Summer Collab) is a Wilmington based nonprofit that works in tandem with existing community based agencies to execute project-based curricula and individualized reading programs with low-income children. In the span of just a few years, SummerCollab has expanded it ... READ MORE


Message from the Director

HOW TO SUSTAIN
July 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

One question every nonprofit is familiar with: "How is your organization going to sustain?” The term SUSTAINABILITY generally means finding a way to utilize resources so that it prevents the depletion of a program or organization. For the statewide or local nonprofits, the phrase "sustainability” ... READ MORE


School Based Collaboration

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FOCUS
July 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

CREATING BETTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH THROUGH COUNTY-WIDE COLLABORATION The Sussex Schools Comprehensive School Based Mental Health Collaborative is a multi-faceted approach to facilitate policy and practice change for School Districts’ Social Emotional Wellness efforts for yo ... READ MORE


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