The health and safety of our community is our priority. We know the amount and changing nature of the information you have and continue to receive can be confusing and overwhelming. Our goal at United Way of Greater Portland is to share resources, best practices, and information in the days and weeks ahead.
Access to care for individuals and families is a foundational strategy to having the opportunity to lead a healthy life and to reducing preventable, premature death. Specifically, access to care is a critical cornerstone of the prevention, identification, and treatment of issues connected to leading causes of death.
The Health and Human Services Committee is expected to vote TODAY whether to fund programs that prevent child abuse. The Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC) is a network of community providers and residents who are working to eliminate child abuse and neglect.