The Strafford County Public Health Network has several committees and coalitions organized to address our initiatives. Each group is facilitated by SCPHN staff, and includes partners and community members, businesses, and organizations from around Strafford County.
If you are interested in joining any of our committees, or would like more information, please reach out to SCPHN@GoodwinCH.org
*Due to COVID-19, all of our working groups are meeting safely via Zoom
PHAC Executive Committee
PHAC Executive Committee steers the work of SCPHN and consists of representatives from many organizations around Strafford County. Members of this Committee meet quarterly to inform on the development and implementation of our Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), plan All-Partner Meetings and other events and activities, as needed.
Addiction Task Force
The Strafford County Addiction Task Force is a group of stakeholders from across Strafford County that work toward shared goals related to the prevention, treatment, recovery, and reduction of harm from substance use and mental health. We meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday each month via Zoom.
We have been working with our partners to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be working to re-operationalize the Emergency Preparedness Work Group in the near future!
Prevention Leadership Group (PLG)
The Prevention Leadership Group is a coalition of partners working collectively on projects to prevent substance use and mental health challenges across Strafford County. PLG meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month.
Healthy Living Coalition
The Healthy Living Coalition is a group of stakeholders that to develop and discuss shared goals to improve food security and nutrition, and to decrease the impact that chronic disease such as obesity, heart disease and stroke have on our communities. The Healthy Living Coalition meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday via Zoom.
School District Health and Wellness Committees
SCPHN plays an active role in both Somersworth and Farmington's Health and Wellness Committees. These committees help with many initiatives to improve health and wellness in their students. Health and Wellness committees are open to parents and stakeholders in the community, and exist in all school districts. If you'd like to invite SCPHN to join your School's Committee, or if you would like help connecting with a Committee in your District, please reach out to us at SCPHN@GoodwinCH.org