Colorado Springs Partnership Selected to Participate in Nationwide ‘BUILD HEALTH CHALLENGE’

Community Health Partnership is one of 19 communities selected to participate in the nationwide BUILD Health Challenge, a unique national program focusing on bold, upstream, integrated, local, and data-driven projects that can improve community health. The BUILD Health Challenge grant provides funding, capacity building support, and access to a national peer learning network to enhance collaborative partnerships here locally to address our community’s most pressing health challenges. The El Paso County-specific project will focus on addiction and serve women at risk of being homeless or homeless in the El Paso County. 

Project Detour is comprised of El Paso County Public Health, Penrose St. Francis Health Services, UC Health-Memorial Hospital, El Paso County 4th Judicial District Unified Problem Solving Court System, Peak Vista Community Health Centers, and AspenPointe.

These organizations will work together, with guidance from BUILD Health Challenge advisors, to identify and implement innovative solutions to community challenges. For more information about Project Detour contact Terri R. R. Reishus, Communications Manager at terri.reishus@ppchp.org or 719-632-5094.

Read the Press Release HERE