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Health Planning

The Health Planning Division of the Newark Department of Child and Family Wellbeing (DCFWB) assists management in setting policy to develop the goals, objectives, and parameters of the department's medical, social, and environmental health services while ensuring access, quality, and outcome-based care for Newark residents.


Established in September 2003, the Health Planning Division was established in order to allow the DCFWB to focus its energies on issues affecting the community. The division is responsible for making recommendations regarding public health interventions to reduce illness, disability, premature death, and environmental hazards that impair community health and quality of life. The division also uses disease trend information gathered by the Division of Surveillance and Prevention to identify service gaps and develop strategies to address the needs of the community.



The Health Planning Division incorporates three former subsections of the Department of Health and Human Services:

  • Grants Management, which is responsible for the centralized business management of all grants in the DCFWB. This enables the department to better coordinate, expand, and improve its infrastructure and ensure maximum   leveraging of resources. The division focuses its efforts on identifying all new grant funding opportunities to augment and enhance existing DCFWB health programs and services or on developing new programs based on identified  need.


  •  Information Technology, which maintains all DCFWB proprietary software applications and implements new and special programs for health and human services.


  •  Ryan White Title I/HOPWA, which functions as the administrative mechanism for Federal Ryan White Care Act and HOPWA dollars that support care and treatment services for people living with HIV/AIDS in the Newark  eligible metropolitan area. This unit monitors and evaluates programs that are funded through Part A in the counties of Essex, Union, Morris, Sussex, and Warren.

Hours of Service
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location
Grants Management, Ryan White, and Information Technology Units
110 William Street
Newark, N.J. 07102

HOPWA Unit
94 William Street
Newark, N.J. 07102

Contact

Rawaa Albilal, Director of Strategic Planning and Resource Development
(973) 733-5310
albilalr@ci.newark.nj.us

MOBILIZING FOR ACTION THROUGH PLANNING AND PARTNERSHIPS COMMITTEE

As part of an effort to foster partnerships with public and private sectors, community organizations, and universities and colleges to integrate strategies for health planning, the Health Planning Division also has implemented the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Committee.


MAPP, a model standard set forth by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for use by all local health departments in the United States, is designed to help the Health Planning Division identify service gaps and facilitate citywide health planning activities development.


Using the MAPP model will ensure that the citywide plan that is developed will be based on partnership and will incorporate input from health service providers, community- and faith-based organizations, community leaders, and residents in each of the five wards as well as data about the overall health of Newark residents.

Contact
Deborah L. Edwards, MHS, CSW
Assistant Director of Personal Health Services
(973) 733-3984
edwardsd@ci.newark.nj.us

Rawaa Albilal,
Director of Strategic Planning and Resource Development
(973) 733-5310
albilalr@ci.newark.nj.us





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