The work of Partners in Health and Wholeness would not be possible without the support of our health partners. These partners include religious and secular non-profit organizations, state government programs, coalitions, research centers and other entities that actively support the Council’s mission to provide free or low-cost resources and services to churches and other faith communities.
Our current partners include:
AARP helps people 50+ take advantage of opportunities, cope with challenges and fulfill their goals and dreams in a society that is continually changing. AARP is an organization with members who are a driving force in achieving its mission and is a champion for social change that helps people live their best life.
Alliance of AIDS Services – Carolina, Faith Ministries Program
The mission of the Alliance of AIDS Services–Carolina is to serve people living with HIV/AIDS, their loved ones, caregivers and communities at large, through compassionate and non-judgmental care, prevention, education and advocacy.
The leading voluntary health organization dedicated to helping those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders. Since its founding in 1980, the Association has invested more than $279 million in advancing research and is a catalyst for generating new knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
American Diabetes Association
The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by this disease. Specifically, the American Diabetes Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
American Heart Association
A national voluntary health agency dedicated to reducing death and disability from heart disease and stroke through community awareness and advocacy.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is dedicated to providing a safer living environment for all of our communities. Training supplied by the American Red Cross helps prepare employees and citizens to properly respond to health related emergencies in the time of crisis. They provide not only the training for communities, but also the products and materials as well. Please click here to sign up for a class at your local chapter and learn the skills that one day can save a life.
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. This is achieved through funding research, public health and public policy. The Arthritis Foundation is also a leader in providing health education and local exercise classes.
CareNet Counseling, Inc.
Formerly known as Pastoral Counseling Services, CareNet is the only faith-integrated, nationally accredited counseling service in the Triad.
Center for Health and Healing
A non-profit affiliate of the General Baptist State Convention that hosts a variety of health-related projects and initiatives aimed at addressing the needs of underrepresented minorities.
Clergy Health Initiative
A program of the Duke Divinity School dedicated to improving the health of North Carolina United Methodist clergy through the use of customizable health and wellness plans.
Come to the Table Project
A project of the North Carolina Council of Churches’ Rural Life Committee that explores the connection between food security, faith and farms.
Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina
A statewide partnership of more than 60 member organizations dedicated to improving the nutrition and physical activity of North Carolinians.
East Carolina University Center for Health Disparities
The mission of the East Carolina University Center for Health Disparities (ECU-CHD) is to reduce health disparities and improve health and wellness among the people of eastern North Carolina. The ECU-CHD focuses on reducing obesity, diabetes, cancers, and cardiovascular disease among eastern North Carolina’s low-income, rural, and racial-ethnic minority populations.
Faithful Famillies Eating Smart and Moving More
A collaboration between two state agencies, NC State University and the NC Division of Public Health, that promotes healthy eating and increased physical activity among people of faith.
Living Healthy (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program)/Living Healthy with Diabetes
An evidence-based program supported by the NC Department of Health and Human Services which empowers adults to take better control of their health, particularly around healthy eating, physical activity, medication management, communication and ways to deal with stress and fatigue.
North Carolina Alliance for Health
A coalition dedicated to improving the health of North Carolinians by advocating for policies that promote wellness and reduce the impact of tobacco use and obesity.
North Carolina Association of Free Clinics
A private, non-profit, community-based organization that provides free or low cost medical care to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals in the state.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
Located in all 100 counties and on the Cherokee Reservation, NC Cooperative Extension works to enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians through research- based information and strategies.
North Carolina Justice Center/Health Access Coalition
An advocacy and research organization working to expand publicly funded health services for low- and moderate-income families.
North Carolina MedAssist
A statewide non-profit pharmacy that provides free prescription medicines to low-income, uninsured North Carolinians.
North Carolina Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
A state government program that promotes and advocates for the elimination of health disparities among all racial and ethnic minorities and other underserved populations in North Carolina.
North Carolina Pediatric Society
A non-profit organization representing over 1,500 Pediatricians in North Carolina and devoted to improving the health of children.
North Carolina Prevention Partners
A statewide nonprofit organization that works to reduce preventable illnesses caused by poor nutrition, physical inactivity and tobacco use.
RICHES (Resources In Communities Helps Encourage Solutions)
A women’s health project that connects organizations and resources to help women and their families in communities. RICHES provides individuals with free training and a resource network.
Start with Your Heart Program
A state government program that seeks to reduce one’s risk for heart disease and stroke by addressing issues related to physical activity, nutrition, tobacco use, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and overweight/obesity.
The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education
A non-profit organization that provides health education programs for youth at an interactive teaching facility in Raleigh and in school and community settings across North Carolina.
UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
A research center that works with communities to conduct research, provide training, and translate research findings into policy and practice.
UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
A research center whose mission it is to reduce the number of injuries suffered by North Carolinians through research, practice and evaluation activities.
Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!)
YES! is a non-profit organization that empowers youth, in partnership with adults, to create community change.