Health & Human Services

2023 Strategic Initiatives

2022 Strategic Initiatives 

  • Develop a plan and implementation schedule for the Behavioral Health Crisis Center
  • Continue to provide testing and vaccination access for the residents of Fulton County and surveillance of emerging infectious disease outbreaks
  • Expand and improve overall health and human services in the North and South through new facility infrastructure
  • Continue to implement the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programming to enhance the quality of life for the community and its citizens
  • Explore innovative service delivery models for affordable housing and other social services
  • Continue development of Integrated Prevention and Care Plan to address HIV Elimination
  • Complete upgrades and modernization of Multipurpose and Neighborhood Senior Centers
  • Complete final distribution of $96M emergency rental assistance funding

2021 Strategic Initiatives

  • Implement enhanced Behavioral Health Services to focus on justice reform and homelessness       
  • Continue planning and renovation of a new, consolidated health services center in North Futon
  • Complete assessment for additional senior Multipurpose Center locations
  • Target 80% vaccination rate for the residents of Fulton County
  • Provide enhanced community service programs to the residents due to COVID-19
  • Develop a plan and implementation schedule for Crisis Intervention Center
  • Provide rental, mortgage assistance and food security services using the American Rescue Plan funding

2019 Strategic Initiatives

  • Continue efforts to implement the Public Health in all Policies and Programs initiative
  • Expand of Behavioral Health services to youth and adults by leveraging state partnerships and resources
  • Continue support of the Grady/MAT Center for an additional treatment capacity for opioid addiction treatment
  • Expand HIV Test and Treat program to address the growth and spread of the disease

2018 Strategic Initiatives

  • Develop a strategic framework with Grady and Board of Health to target specific population health outcomes and optimize resources.
  • Continue to implement HIV Task Force recommendations.
  • Invest $10M in the new Behavioral Health service delivery model, reaching 3,000 patients and demonstrating a more effective module working with State DBHDD partners.
  • Continue with the $590M capital investment program in Water Resource investment program. 
  • Develop a Strategic Plan for sustainability that promotes the county as a leader in environmentally friendly development and practices.