Who We Are & What We Do
Healthy Acadia empowers people and organizations to build healthy, vibrant communities where people thrive and healthful resources are easily accessible. We are a non-profit community health coalition that works with citizens and more than 100 local, state and national partners to advance public health through collaboration, education and policy development. Our area of service is the Downeast-Acadia region of Maine, which includes Hancock and Washington counties.
At Healthy Acadia, we are dedicated to making it easier for people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families.
We create lasting improvements to the health of our communities by connecting individuals with health supports, building partnerships, coordinating education and prevention services, and improving policies and environments.
We achieve our mission by:
Assessing community health needs, assets & opportunities
Informing, educating and empowering citizens, organizations and communities
Mobilizing partnerships to improve public health
Delivering evidence-based programs and services
Linking partners with resources (information, grants and technical assistance)
Coordinating with local, regional and national public health entities
Learn more about Healthy Acadia’s many health initiatives here, and find out ways to get involved in a wide variety of collaborative efforts.
Healthy Acadia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community health organization working to address critical, locally defined health priorities We rely on both private and public funding sources to bring about lasting change in Hancock and Washington counties.