Focus Area: Health Equity

Goal: To improve health equity for Windham County residents by ensuring social position or socially-defined circumstances do not disadvantage anyone from attaining their full health potential.

Key partners: Healthcare providers, health equity practitioners and organizations.

Continue to support United Way of Windham County’s flagship program, the Windham County Dental Center, as it transitions to nonprofit status and continues service delivery through outreach, communication, and governance support.

Pursue and support funding for collaborative projects that advance community health equity goals.

Leverage lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic to drive progress towards health equity.

Oversee Denture Fund to provide financial support for people in need of dentures.

Explore and respond to opportunities to support community-driven initiatives focused on health equity.