2016 Community Needs Assessment

The 2016 Community Needs Assessment report was accomplished through a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Twin County United Way, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and Public Health – Idaho North Central District. The Community Needs Assessment is intended to identify the health, education and income needs and issues facing the region.

The following are the top three identified needs from each category that emerged from the findings of the 2016 Community Needs Assessment:

TOPOverweight/obesity and associated chronic diseasesOpportunities for college education or post high school trainingSafe and affordable housing
2ndHealth insuranceTutoring at-risk youthFood assistance
3rdMental health and drug and alcohol abuseChild daycare and before and after school optionsManaging finances and employment assistance

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