Current Projects View a full list of current projects here.
About AmeriCorps AmeriCorps is a national service programs funded by the Corporation for National Community Service. The program provides year long full-time “members” to service programs around the country, including hundreds of faith-based and community organizations, higher education institutions, and public agencies. The purpose of these programs is to meet out country’s most critical needs in education, public safety, health and the environment...Read more
About Community HealthCorps CHCANYS Community HealthCorps (CCHC) members improve and expand the delivery of existing community health centers services. CCHC members perform direct service with patients thereby filling service gaps, increasing access to and improving utilization of health center’s services...Read more
Service to the Community Community HealthCorps members serve in racially and culturally diverse rural and urban areas, meeting the needs of migrant farm workers, the uninsured and underinsured, and homeless individuals. Click here to read how Community HealthCorps members make a difference.
Public Service Projects In addition to the direct service members provide at the Community Health Centers and the training component of the program, members also perform special public service for their communities. During these public service projects members land a helping hand to community organization.
In the past members volunteered at local churches and food pantries and distributed food to the homeless. They also participated in neighborhood restoration projects and conducted food, clothes, and toy drives.
The biggest public service event of the year happens during Community HealthCorps Week. This is a week long event where members select a day to plan for an implement a public service event with the goals of providing great services to the community and publicizing the national HealthCorps program and the services of their host site.