Collaborative Partners share a commitment to continuous improvement in the health of area citizens. They work to reduce risky behaviors while improving the access to wellness resources that support healthy behaviors, good nutrition, healthy weight, appropriate physical activity, and healthy independent living. Partners in this group have committed to work on one of the following goals: 

Goal 6: Low-income children and families use proper nutrition

Goal 7: Improve community health outcomes

Goal 8: Improve community health through the prevention and reduction of tobacco, physical abuse, substance or alcohol abuse

Goal 9: Increase the number of residents whose health enables them to maintain or improve their ability to remain independent 


3 Year Health Awards

Essential Life Skills, Capstone Adaptive Learning and Therapy Centers, Inc.

Healthy Lifestyles, Boys and Girls Club of the Emerald Coast

Family Advocacy, Gulf Coast Kid’s House

Nutrition Program, Council on Aging of West Florida

Older Blind Program, Independence for the Blind

Pearl Nelson Child Development Center – Pediatric Therapy, The Arc Gateway, Inc.

Senior Companion Program, Council on Aging of West Florida

Sexual/Physical Abuse Treatment Program, Lutheran Services of Florida

Youth Development, YMCA of Northwest Florida


1 Year Health Awards

Access to Care2, Health and Hope Clinic

Child Abuse Prevention Education, Gulf Coast Kid’s House

Epilepsy Services and Resource Center, Epilepsy Foundation of Florida

Healthy Seniors Food Program, Manna Food Pantries, Inc.

Kids for Camp Summer Learning Lab, Autism Pensacola

Lakeview Center Victim Services, Lakeview Center

Mobile Outreach Program, OASIS Florida (Okaloosa AIDS Support and Informational Services, Inc.)

The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter – Sally’s House, The Salvation Army

VIP Children’s Program, Independence for the Blind