St. Helena Healthy Communities

Healthy communities are communities where people come together to make their communities better for everyone through collaboration, community ownership, inclusive approaches and long-term, positive commitment to healthy lifestyles.

Our Mission

To educate, to empower, and to motivate this parish by providing opportunities to develop a more accessible and healthier lifestyle.

Our Goals

  • Promoting healthful eating and physical activity
  • Providing access to healthful foods and recreational facilities

Our Partnerships

St. Helena Healthy Communities has partnered with several organizations in order to actualize our mission of transforming St. Helena Parish into a Healthier Community, including:

  • St. Helena Sheriff Department
  • St. Helena School District
  • St. Helena Police Jury
  • St. Helena Council on Aging
  • St. Helena Cattleman Association
  • St. Helena 4-H Foundation
  • Southeast Community Health System
  • Rocky Hill AME Church
  • Regina Coeli Head Start
  • Nurse Family Partnership
  • Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
  • Healthy Blue
  • Greensburg Police Department
  • Greater Turner Chapel AME Church
  • Double R Hardware
  • Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX)
  • Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA)
  • Audubon Regional Library
  • Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church
  • 5th Ward Park

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