Coalition Committees

  • Health Committee
    This Committee positively impacts and promotes healthy outcomes for children and families through collaboration with key health community partners that empowers families to live healthy lifestyles.
  • Youth Engagement / Serving Organizations Committee
    This is a proactive Committee that will engage, empower and educate youth engagement and youth serving organizations and the community they serve, to improve or impact the health needs of children living in Sussex County.
  • Worksite Wellness Committee
    Assisting local businesses in promoting health and wellness amongst their employees and employees’ families.
  • Early Learning Action Team
    This committee identifies issues and specific needs of young children in the community and collaborates with our partners to provide support through training, education and shared resources.
  • Behavioral Health Task Group
    BHTG is an inclusive and collaborative group focused on providing education, service expansion and advocacy to ensure that adults and children have access to quality mental and behavioral health services in Sussex County.
  • Sussex Success
    This Committee coordinates efforts to provide a forum to connect key service providers, to better assist individuals and families, in accessing services in Sussex County. The goal is to improve overall physical and economic health.
  • Drug Free Communities
    Meets on the second Thursday of each month 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at Nanticoke Hospital (ground floor conference room of the hospital.  It is located right by an exterior door in the back-parking lot.

The Sussex County Health Coalition was founded in 2006 in conjunction with Nemours Health and Prevention Services. The Coalition worked to bring the community together around issues concerning our Sussex County children. In recent years, the Coalition’s successes have extended from serving the child to the entire family and the community they live in by focusing on the overall goal of a healthier Sussex County.


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