Category: At Our Core

Advancing Outcomes for All Children

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health is a national leader in promoting the optimal health, development and well-being of children in Connecticut and around the country. Launched in 2012, the Office is recognized as a pioneer in utilizing a cross-sector approach to build stronger child-serving systems and […]

Engaging Local Public Health Agencies and Community-Based Organizations in Promoting Healthy Development

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) and representatives from four of its programs had the opportunity to participate in the recent Connecticut Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Conference. The theme of this year’s meeting was “From Patients to Population […]

Embracing the Social Needs Roadmap

By: Scott Orsey Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) is excited to be an early adopter of the Social Needs Roadmap, which is a health sector driven campaign to address the non-medical essential needs of patients, including children and families. The roadmap joins healthcare organizations […]

Maximizing Your Grant Potential

By: Laura A. Friedeberg, MS The Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health has been fortunate to receive external funding from federal, state, and private sources. As many nonprofits know, it can be extremely valuable to solicit and receive support from others in the form of grants.  The […]

Protective Factors Strengthen Families

By: Eminet Gurganus, MPH There is growing recognition that the foundations of a healthy, productive life are built in early childhood. There is also a growing understanding that in order to help at-risk children succeed, our interventions must build on parents’ strengths to overcome adversity from social and […]