FRESNO FOOD SECURITY NETWORK

Mobilizes organizations committed to significantly increasing healthy food access and consumption. We work to integrate food insecurity solutions through the following:

  • Coordinated local food data and policy analysis
  • Food recovery, production, and distribution systems
  • Food system participant organizational capacity building
  • Neighborhood connections and
  • Communication and marketing

Contact:
Keith Bergthold
Executive Director
Fresno Metro Ministry
(559) 485-1416 x101
​keith@fresnometmin.org

FRESNO COUNTY TOBACCO-FREE COALITION

The Coalition is a network of diverse agencies and motivated individuals who assist in the development and implementation of tobacco control interventions.

The Fresno County Tobacco-Free Coalition is dedicated to the reduction of tobacco use, secondhand smoke exposure and tobacco smoke residue exposure (third-hand smoke) through efforts which include health education and tobacco cessation resources and referral, along with the promotion of smoke-free policies and environmental change.

Contact:
Daniel Gonzalez
Program Manager
California Health Collaborative

DGonzalez@healthcollaborative.org

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Provides the benchmark of state and national best practices in community engagement
  • Engage network partners and community practitioners in learning and assessing:
    • Local and regional community engagement efforts
    • State and national best practices

Contact:
Keith Bergthold
Executive Director
Fresno Metro Ministry
(559) 485-1416 x101
​keith@fresnometmin.org

FRESNO COUNTY TRAUMA & RESILIENCE NETWORK

We are a collection of institutions, school districts, community based organizations and businesses that have a common desire to make our communities trauma-informed for the purpose of building resilience in our youth, families, neighborhoods and county.

Contact: 
Artie Padilla
Executive Director
Every Neighborhood Partnership
(559) 250-6860
​artie@everyneighborhood.org

DIABETES COLLABORATIVE

Increases awareness and access to local resources for the prevention and treatment of prediabetes and diabetes. We engage residents, neighborhood-based organizations, healthcare providers, public health, clinics, health educators and health plans.  Check out our website to view more information: fresnodiabetes.org

Contacts:
Alma Martinez
Project Manager
Community Benefit and Outreach
Government Relations/Public Affairs
(559) 724-4386
amartinez9@communitymedical.org

Tony Gonzalez
Health Promotion Specialist
CalViva Health
JOSE.A.GONZALEZ@HEALTHNET.COM

HEALTH LITERACY & EMPOWERMENT

Educates individuals about how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Currently, we are working to increase the use of preventative healthcare services by youth and young adults ages 12 to 24.

Contacts:
Ivonne Der Torosian
Vice President, Community Health and Well-Being
Saint Agnes Medical Center
Ivonne.DerTorosian@samc.com
(559) 450-5222

David Luchini
Assistant Director
Fresno County Department of Public Health
dluchini@fresnocountyca.gov
(559) 600-3200

LAND USE & PLANNING

Created a policy development and resource allocation tool to empower community members and decision makers to implement strategic health improvements. Presently evaluating an online resource directory that identifies areas with gaps in resources to be incorporated into current tool.

Click here to view the Health Priority Index.

Learn how the FCHIP Health Priority Index Impacts Local Policy

Contacts:
Joe Prado
Community Health Division Manager
Fresno County Department of Public Health
(559) 600-6340
jprado@fresnocountyca.gov

Kevin Hamilton
Executive Director/CEO
Central California Asthma Collaborative
(559) 272-4874
kevin.hamilton@centralcalasthma.org

MEASURABLE OUTCOMES

The Central Valley Health Policy Institute is partnering with FCHIP to provide technical assistance to each of our workgroups to define measurable outcomes and to create and implement data tracking tools.

Contact: 
Susan Kincaid
​Program Director
Fresno Community Health
Improvement Partnership (FCHIP)
(559) 485-1416 x123
​sue@fresnometmin.org​​