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.

Multi-Sector Collaboration

Build and engage diverse, multi-sector partners, stakeholders, and community members to support implementation of a community-driven assessment process.

Data Collection and
Information Gathering

Identify and facilitate comprehensive data collection (e.g. surveys, focus groups) that identify the needs and issues impacting communities and populations.

Priority Setting

Engage multi-sector partners, stakeholders, and community members to identify priority health issues important to address.

Action Planning

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.

SLM Consulting has been a collaborative partner assisting us in our work to prevent chronic disease and promote health. The research and work products developed by SLM Consulting are top notch. SLM Consulting staff is extremely adept at workgroup facilitation and technical writing.
— Brooke Lusk, Director of Human Services, Black Hills Special Services Cooperative


Utilize our experience to facilitate a community, data-driven
process to understand priority health issues and needs.