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Community Groups that are working to make our community healthy.

Healthy Franklin County Nutrition Task Force
Co-led by Healthy Communities Partnership and Summit Health to help Franklin County families increase their knowledge and consumptions of nutritious foods, have better access to locally grown fruits and vegetables, as well as giving them the tools they need to prepare these healthy options.

Healthy Franklin County Mental Health Task Force
Co-led Franklin County Government and the Mental Health Association to help prevent suicides and decrease major depressive episodes for adolescents aged 12-17. They partner closely with the suicide prevention task force as well.

Suicide Prevention Coalition
Subgroup of the mental health task force to prevent the rate of suicides within Franklin County.

Healthy Franklin County Access to Health Care Task Force
Co-led by Keystone Health and Summit Health to address a variety of concerns including prescription drug coverage, access to health care providers, and addressing the needs of uninsured and underinsured individuals.

Community Education Coalition
A workforce development coalition of business, education, and other community members with a vision to develop a strong community where all individuals have the opportunity to grow and prosper.

Healthy Communities Partnership of Franklin County
A private, non-profit organization committed to providing high quality programs and initiatives that help create a stronger, healthier community.

Waynesboro Area Community Cares(WACC)
Creating an environment that fosters the growth and development of youth using assets within the community, schools, families and peer groups to prevent problem and risky behaviors

United Way of Franklin County
Make a difference, volunteer.

United Way Parent Engagement Committee
A United Way committee with the group mission to provide pathways for early learning resources and strategies to strengthen parent and child relationships. Cheri is our point of contact for the Parent Engagement Committee, ckearney@uwfcpa.org or 717-262-0015

Franklin Together
Our vision is for all formally incarcerated individuals to successfully reintegrate into the community and remain free!

Physical Activity
Co-led by Waynesboro YMCA and New Hope Recovery Center is focused on engaging all residents to adopt physically active lifestyles. The Task Force members are organizing themselves into workgroups to complete various community initiatives and address physical activity from both an engagement and a policy perspective.

Chambersburg Cares
Healthy Communities Partnership of Greater Franklin County is a private, non-profit organization committed to providing high quality programs and initiatives that help create a stronger, healthier community. We believe in the power of bringing together community resources and services to initiate positive change.