Good health is the foundation for living well. When we help the sick or disabled, and support efforts that promote healthy living, the entire community benefits.
Greater New Haven is healthy by national standards, but diabetes, obesity, smoking rates and other health concerns remain high within some neighborhoods.
Local Food for Local Needs »
Local food is not just a movement. It’s a market reality. And it is part of a broad effort to fight hunger, improve nutrition, and build community.
Healthcare Gains at Risk »
Federal efforts to replace the ACA risks undermining progress on health equity just as it was getting started.
Successful Aging »
The aging baby boomer generation is contributing to unprecedented demographic changes in the region and nationwide.
East Rock Village provides residents of portions of New Haven, Hamden, and North Haven with the opportunities, services, and confidence they need to remain active participants in the life of the community, living their lives to the fullest as they grow older in the comfort of their own homes. Read More »
Now that it's back to school, Healthy Eyes Alliance is helping parents know their students are seeing and succeeding. Read More »
Project Access-New Haven is dedicated to collaborating among partners in the health care community in order to make medical care accessible to everyone. Read More »
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is proud to have been a major funder of the 2016 Greater New Haven Community Index report compiled by DataHaven.
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The report is based on federal and statewide data sources, including the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, which conducted live interviews with 16,219 randomly-selected adults throughout Connecticut in 2015. The survey provides information not otherwise available at a local level, such as respondents’ views on effectiveness of local government, financial security, access to resources and basic needs, transportation, and other social and economic issues.