The Center for Healthy Communities is a community-academic partnership committed to improving the health and well-being of the community, educating its health professionals and serving as a force for change.
The Center began in 1991 as Partners for Community Health Development, and became a formal organization in 1994. In 2011, the Center became a program of the Center for Global Health in the Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.
The following programs are currently administered by the Center for Healthy Communities:
- Center for Healthy Communities Community Advisory Board
- Community Health Advocacy Program
- Health Promotion Program Award
- HealthLink Continuing Education Seminars
- Kinship Caregiver Coalition
- Medicaid Outreach Consortium
- The Center for Healthy Communities moved from Elizabeth Place to the Opportunity Center on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Our new address is 907 W. Fifth St., 4th Floor, Dayton, Ohio, 45402. All phone numbers and e-mail addresses will remain the same. We have phone and fax service at our new location but have encountered delays in setting up our Internet services. We will do our best to respond to e-mail communication and ask for your patience. For immediate service, we recommend that you contact us by phone.
- The Center is a new partner agency with Prevent Blindness Ohio.
- Like us on Facebook: Center for Healthy Communities.
For more information about our referral and support services, call the Community Health Advocate Line: (937) 775-8245.
Maps & Directions
The Center for Healthy Communities has staff in two locations: