Improving Awareness and Access to Community Agencies affecting the Determinants of Health

By: Selena Wijsman

Community agencies and programs are put in place to improve quality of life for Canadians in a variety of ways. There are many reasons a person may seek assistance from a community agency but lack of awareness of what is available within one’s community may be a large factor as to why agencies and potential consumers are under connected and potentially under funded. Improving awareness may improve utilization and funding for community health services and promote and improve population health.

Improving Awareness