The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education

Rating: 4.73 stars   11 reviews


224 Sunnybrook Road Raleigh NC 27610 USA


The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.


Since opening in Raleigh in 1991, the Poe Center has educated more than 850,000 participants from 76 counties using innovative teaching theaters, exhibits and offsite programs.

Target demographics:

All North Carolina children, youth and their families


The center provides the state of nc with a curriculum which enhances the public school curriculum, compliments other community health resources and addresses the community's health education needs.

in an effort to increase healthy nutrition and physical activity with eligible individuals and those who receive supplemental nutrition assistance, the poe center provides education on healthy dietary habits and the importance of physical activity through direct education sessions, policies, systems and environmental changes, as well as social marketing initiatives.

in and effort to reduce substance use initiation and address risk factors, the substance abuse prevention programs provide evidence based programming that is ongoing for opportunity youth and one time programming for universal populations throughout wake county. Additionally, educational programming is offered to tobacco merchants.

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Reviews for The Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education

Rating: 5 stars  

Signal Design has had the great privilege of working with the Poe Center and its staff for a number of years in a marketing capacity. The more we learn about their work and the commitment to education and passion for children, the more impressed we are. The facility is top notch, the staff is amazing, and the programs can be life changing.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I am the lead account manager for marketing work done with Poe. As such, I have been able to see and learn first hand the impact the Poe Center has on kids in the Triangle

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Continue to provide greater awareness to corporate sponsors so that POE can spend more time providing great service to the community and less time worrying about funding.

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