Faith Community Health connects you and your faith community to needed healthcare and wellness support, taking a whole-person approach to health.
To learn more about bringing healthcare and wellness resources to your faith community, call (217) 365-5495 or email FaithCommunityHealth@carle.com.
Community Health Initiatives was developed to work closely with many community cross-sector partners and community members to build an infrastructure and culture of community health, ensuring children and their families, regardless of life circumstances, have an opportunity to be prosperous and live the healthiest life they can.VOLUNTEER VISIT INSTITUTE
This program gives your faith community access to education, screenings and other healthcare resources. We work with your health ministry to actively promote overall health, wellness, and prevention within your faith community.
Faith Community Health connects your faith community to provide:
Faith Community Health works to support your community by focusing on these basic principles:
Mind, Body and Spirit
Give your faith community members more access to the healthcare and wellness resources they need to help them live their healthiest life in all areas – mind, body and spirit.
To inquire about resources for the health ministry in your faith community, call (217) 365-5495 or email FaithCommunityHealth@carle.com.
Faith community nurses' goal is to help empower communities, foster an environment of understanding, collaborate with faith leaders and involve you, your family and your congregation as active partners in a healthy community. Established in 1997 by Carle, the program has trained over 500 nurses who've found joy in serving their congregations.
Faith community nurses work to:
Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Training
The preparation course is recognized by the American Nurses Association (ANA) with formal scope and standards. Through this nondenominational program, registered nurses receive continuing education hours, as well as the support and resources necessary to build a Faith Community Nursing program in a faith community.
Register for upcoming training here.
We encourage religious organizations of any faith to participate in the program. Once a registered nurse in your community has trained for this specialty, you’ll gain a healthcare educator, advocate and counselor. Contact us to learn more about the program and how you can bring faith community nursing to your organization.