Our first step was to identify 4 strong partners to lead a coalition of city stakeholders who could examine health and population data as well as local and national trends in devising a plan of action that would take a comprehensive, holistic approach to improving the health of city residents.
New Jersey City UniversityVisit Site
Situated on a beautifully landscaped campus in a vibrant urban community, New Jersey City University (NJCU) provides top-quality education to over 8,200 students who reflect the dynamism of the University’s metropolitan Jersey City location. Whether on the University’s 51.46 campus in Jersey City’s Greenville section or at the NJCU School of Business in the City’s waterfront financial district, NJCU prepares students to be responsible, informed citizens as well aseducated career professionals. The University provides an educational experience that empowers all students to be self-advocates who are aware of the importance of ongoing health care, regular screening, and maintaining healthy lifestyles. NJCU also educates some to be highly-competent professionals who address complex human needs within a multicultural environment that will improve the health of individuals, families, and communities. Read More
Jersey City Housing AuthorityVisit Site
The Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) is the second largest Housing Authority in the State and houses approximately 1,800 low-income households within nine (9) public housing developments and 126 low-income households within two (2) non-federal affordable housing sites. Health disparities between minorities & low-income populations and non-minority & higher income groups have been thoroughly documented and stark differences exist in the quality of and access to healthcare. Read More
Jersey City Parks CoalitionVisit Site
Founded in 2005, the Jersey City Parks Coalition is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that assists in the development and maintenance of Jersey City’s parks and public spaces. The mission of the Jersey City Parks Coalition is to empower residents to develop, renovate, use and maintain their community parks and public spaces of Jersey City; thereby revitalizing neighborhoods and lifting communal and human spirits. Read More
Jersey City Medical CenterVisit Site
The Jersey City Medical Center is located on a 15-acre campus overlooking the New York Harbor and Liberty State Park. The Campus presently includes three facilities, the Wilzig Hospital, the Provident Bank Ambulatory Center and the medical office building. The hospital serves as a regional referral, teaching hospital and provides the highest level of care for women and infants, trauma, and cardiac patients. Inside our spacious facility, natural light bathes your room and the Statue of Liberty gleams outside your window. Read More
Jersey City Department of Health and Human ServicesVisit Site
The Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services is a multi-purpose public health agency designed to protect and promote the health of Jersey City residents. The department provides health education, disease prevention, child health clinic, consumer safety, environmental health, senior affairs and nutrition services. The Jersey City Department of Human Services is committed to strengthening their work through a partnership platform to make Jersey City the healthiest city in New Jersey. Read More
The Partnership for a HealthierJC is a grantee of New Jersey Health Initiatives—a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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*AuntBertha is a copyright resource of Healthier Jersey City -New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute ( https://healthierjcgetstarted.com/) partnership. Our other valuable partners include: JC HHS, RWJ Barnabas Health-JCMC, JC Parks Coalition, JC