Working with Health Care Providers, Libraries, Schools, Community Organizations & Cooperative Extensions

Health literacy improvement requires many sectors and organizations in a community to take action and cooperate. Community organizations play a critical role in delivering health information and services and in helping people develop health literacy skills, no matter a person’s age, income, years of school completed, or profession. This page directs you to resources that will help you understand and work with the many different sectors that can contribute to health literate communities.

A teacher is helping a toddler draw while another toddler is stacking blocks.

Healthcare providers and early childhood programs are natural allies in efforts to improve health literacy.


Page last reviewed: September 22, 2020