IN.gov - Skip Navigation

Note: This message is displayed if (1) your browser is not standards-compliant or (2) you have you disabled CSS. Read our Policies for more information.

Indiana State Department of Health

Americorps Improving Health Throughout Indiana > AmeriCorps What is the ISDH AmeriCorps Program? What is the ISDH AmeriCorps Program?

CNOPD Logo

1-800-433-0746

What Is The ISDH AmeriCorps Program?

The Community Health Educator/ Community Lay Health Worker AmeriCorps Program at the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) strives to empower children, families, and communities to decrease health disparities with education and information regarding good nutrition and physical activities through community-based health promotion approaches. Theses approaches include outreach, education, peer counseling, and referral and follow-up through a volunteer force.

Goal of CNOP AmeriCorps Program Members:

  • Identify organizations interested in providing community based public health initiatives

  • Expand professional development opportunities in service and community based learning

  • Provide resources and networking opportunities for community organizations, coalitions, and initiatives

CNOP Mission:

To increase public awareness of healthy eating and physical activities, to promote healthy life styles, and to prevent obesity and related chronic diseases.

AmeriCorpLogo

Our policy is to provide equal opportunity for all. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment or service because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, or any other improper criterion. Such discrimination is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

Contact Us:

Jill Patterson
Program Coordinator
317-234-3580
jpatterson@isdh.in.gov
Brittini Woodford
Health Educator
317-233-7092
bwoodford@isdh.in.gov
Weilin Long
Executive Director
317-233-5590
wlong@isdh.in.gov

 

Return to AmeriCorps Home