Centro Unido Latino Americano

Programmatic funds to support local Latino-led organization to address healthcare and social determinants of health needs in a low-wealth, minority community in McDowell County. Proposed Director will foster community-led work groups (behavioral health, access to healthcare, medical translation services, medical transportation, youth engagement) to address health improvement barriers while working in concert with complementary county-wide efforts (Trust funded MATCH program – coordinated care for the uninsured, Workplace Wellness, Transforming Afterschool Health Hub projects) to implement, drive, and evaluate evidence-based programs relating to specific health issues (top three: diabetes, hypertension, behavioral health) in the Latino community.

Organization URL www.culawnc.org
Category Health Improvement in North Carolina ⟩ Healthy Places NC
Date November 2017
Amount $51,040
Length 2 years
Impact Counties McDowell
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