New Jersey Health Initiatives - A Better State of Health
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program
Improving immigrant health literacy.
2009
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton
Closed
Improving immigrant health literacy.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton
2009
Closed
Grant Award Amount
$249,175

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton has a dedicated literacy coordinator focusing on embedding health literacy objectives and learning activities into its current Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development and English as a Second Language programs. Program focuses on the Latino immigrant population in Trenton’s South Ward. Services are provided at Catholic Charities’ El Centro de Recursos para Familia, a grassroots, multi-service neighborhood center. Program partners include Capital Health System, WE Care, MD, Mercer County Community College, The College of New Jersey, Rider University and Princeton University.

Project
Trenton Latino Health Literacy Partnership
Topics
Grant Recipient
Key Contact

Roberto Hernandez
Director, El Centro de Recursos Para Familias
(609) 394-2056

Counties Served
View All: NJHI 2009: Improving Immigrant Health Literacy