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Future Generations Rural America

  • Project Title: West Virginia Community Health Worker Network
  • Grant Period: 2012-2015
  • Program Representative Interviewed: Nicky Fadley, Project Director
  • Location: Franklin, WV
  • Program Overview: This Future Generations Rural America project works with rural community organizations to implement community-based programming. The main objective is to develop the capacity of representatives from these organizations to serve as program managers using a community health worker model. Training and capacity building focus on various activities including developing advisory committees, increasing knowledge of resources to support health programs, performing health assessments, and engaging communities in health projects and programs that promote health behaviors.

Models Represented by this Program: