Healthy Worcester aims to make the Worcester the healthiest city in Massachusetts.
Community Health Tool Kit is a result of UMass Medical School’s family and community health department’s partnership with the Worcester Department of Public Health to implement and evaluate the Worcester Community Health Improvement Plan, which provides objectives and strategies in five key areas to move the city toward its goal of becoming the healthiest city in New England by 2020.
MA Community Programs LibGuide is provided by UMass and offers resources about effective programs.
UMass Memorial Hospital Support Groups ranging from pregnancy support to diabetes counsel, a variety of women’s health support groups are available.
Planned Parenthood provides education and advocacy services for women’s sexual and reproductive health.
Worcester Domestic Violence Program shelters women and children seeking safety from dangerous domestic situations.
Worcester County Crisis Hotline is available 24/7 for those seeking crisis support services.
Worcester Teen Parent program provides education and support services.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) offers supplemental nutrition, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant women, women who have just given birth, and infants and children up to five years of age who are subject to nutritional risk.
La Leche League provides lactation support.