Community Organizations

Community resources provide residents with information, education, social support, and local health and social services. Community organizations can evaluate local needs and incorporate health literacy strategies and activities to contribute to the well-being of community members. Adult literacy and English-language instruction can be especially important to those who need help finding and using easy-to-understand health information and services. The resources on this page can help community organizations, literacy, and English-language education programs recognize and respond to community members health information and communication needs. The resources may also help other individuals and organizations identify common interests and opportunities to work with community groups.

Community Educators and Providers

For more information, please review the complete text of Goal 3 pdf icon[666 KB, 73 Pages]external icon in the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. See: Section 3, Goal 3.


Page last reviewed: November 13, 2019