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With help from the DOH and HLC, Cowlitz County Health and Human Services is working to improve walkability in Cowlitz County by convening a coalition of citizens and decision-makers who are interested in making pedestrian improvements in our county. Walkable Cowlitz will work on strategies to address everything from sidewalk access to safety, trail development […]
Working with other neighborhood organizations, HLC’s community health workers advocated for neighborhood safety and community involvement at National Night Out on August 4th at Water Works Park. Community members were given the opportunity to suggest neighborhood improvements (and even the children made suggestions) – like improving paths for walking and biking, sprucing up the skate […]
A Peer Network is being established to provide space for practicing peers to come together to learn, support one another, and share ideas and best practices. The HLC is looking for up to seven peers to act as the leadership development team of the network. These individuals will plan the strategy of the Network using a peer governance […]
Council for the Homeless invites the presence of community members on August 3, 4pm, to a Vancouver City Council Workshop. At this workshop, the Housing Task Force will make recommendations to the City Council regarding protections for vulnerable renters. Council For the Homeless would like a big showing of support by folks wearing RED. There will not be […]
The VHA is looking for a person age 18-25 to work with youth at the VHA around jobs, education and career choices. Please view the attached AmeriCorps Recruitment Flyer, spread the word about this great position, and feel free to contact Bridgette Fahnbulleh Community Involvement and Employment Manager Vancouver Housing Authority (360) 993-9556 firstname.lastname@example.org
In partnership with Southwest Washington Behavioral Health, Lower Columbia College is offering Mental Health First Aid training for free until December 2015 or until the grant funds are expended (whichever comes first). This grant allows us to host training in Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties. Trainings are offered in two different formats; two – […]
HLC Community Health Worker Matti Neal has been selected by Healthy Generations to participate in their NEAR Expert Presenter and Coach Education. This is a training cohort which provides Community Health Workers with the skills to teach and lead other Community Health Workers. NEAR is the important study of the intersection between neuroscience, epigenetics, adverse childhood […]
Two of HLC’s Community Health Workers, Dominique Horn and Bill Judd, were invited by Kathy Burgoyne of Healthy Generations to speak at Renton Technical College to an audience of educators, medical practitioners and med tech staff. The purpose was to create further awareness in the medical community regarding the value of the Community Health Worker […]
The Healthy Living Collaborative is very grateful for the recent grant award of $50,000 from the Community Foundation for SW Washington. As reported by The Columbian, “The local charitable foundation just awarded $590,433 in grants to 38 nonprofit agencies and schools. The Healthy Living Collaborative of Southwest Washington and Clark County Health Department’s ACEs program were […]