Needs Assessment and Action Planning helps understand root causes that impact population health. Needs Assessment supports a collaborative, data-driven process that creates a foundation to identify priority health issues and utilizes action planning to identify strategies that address priority issues.
Build and engage diverse, multi-sector partners, stakeholders, and community members to support implementation of a community-driven assessment process.
Data Collection and
Identify and facilitate comprehensive data collection (e.g. surveys, focus groups) that identify the needs and issues impacting communities and populations.
Engage multi-sector partners, stakeholders, and community members to identify priority health issues important to address.
Work collaboratively to identify evidence-based strategies that address priority health issues, outline in an action plan that outlines goals, objectives, activities and timelines to implement strategies.