Health and Housing Planning Initiative
The main goal of this pilot was to provide health navigation services to connect residents with health care and social services. The focus was on Linn and Benton County residents living in housing provided by Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services. The pilot developed new cross-sector partnerships that integrated affordable housing with improved access to health care services and opportunities for healthy living.
Some notable accomplishments included:
- Community Health Workers made 733 referrals to health care providers and services.
- The pilot intervened and prevented 97 evictions.
- It engaged 588 residents in health-related programming delivered on-site or nearby.