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Shirley Cotten

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Review for Chatham County Partnership for Children, Pittsboro, NC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Chatham County Partnership for Children as an agency is genuinely concerned about the children and their families in our community. The services provided are valued on mulitple levels. The Executive Director has her eyes and ears open to the needs in the local community. She is very sensitive to the current trends in in childcare and keeps community partners engaged and ready to respond to the needs of our children. The NAPPSAC Prorgam, a program designed for childcare centers promotes healthy eating habits and exercise, was funded in response to the childhood obesity in Chatham County. The advantage of the program is that operators and parents are taught intervention that can be rooted in the community.

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

Our community has benefited from the Immunization tracking Program which is funded by this program. Chatham County has an immunization rate of greater than 95% for children 0 - 2 years of age.

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

If I had the availabilty of resources, I would continue to fund such programs to keep our children in the best possible state of health in order to promote positive physical and mental growth and development.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I am a Public Health Nurse Supervisor for our local public health department and strongly advocate for the services prfunded by the Partnership for Children in Chatham County.