Increasing health center programs ability to provide high-quality preventive and primary care services to residents of public housing. This online NCHPH Resource Center is a central acess point for tools and information on:
Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC) health centers
Demographics and health status of residents of public and assisted housing
PHPC service models and best practices
Data related to low-income or public housing residents can be found here. Information is compiled from various sources including the Uniform Data System from the Bureau of Primary Health Care, which provides information on quality indicators from health center programs across the United States.
Increasing health care providers and community member’s knowledge of issues that directly affect low-income populations and public housing residents. Publications include vital information on various health topics as well as tools to improve service delivery specifically tailored for health care providers and public housing residents.
Behavioral intervention strategies specifically designed for residents of public housing to help this population learn to change its behavior. Positive behavioral intervention plans increase the acquisition and use of new alternative skills, decrease the problem behavior and facilitate general improvements in the quality of life of the individual, his or her family, and the community.
Tools that are specifically used to measure and track the quality of healthcare services provided by Community Health Centers that serve residents of public housing. These measures use a wide variety of data that are associated with a provider’s ability to deliver high-quality care or relate to long term goals for health care quality.
Emergency preparedness plans specifically designed to assist community health centers respond to public health emergencies, such as natural disasters, severe weather, bioterrorism, disease outbreaks, mass casualties, and chemical or radiation emergencies. This information equips FQHCs with the plans and resources they need to ensure personal and family safety in a crisis.
The Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs hosts ten Regional Offices that directly serve state and local organizations.