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Communities That Care Speaks in DC

FRCOG Partnership For Youth Co-Coordinator Kat Allen is a speaker this week at the National Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems, and Population Health in Washington DC.   The Forum is sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, as part of its long term mission to create a culture of health in the United States.  Kat […]

Inventory spreadsheet of local school initiatives to improve nutrition and increase physical activity

inventory spreadsheet–Oct 2015 In collaboration with the Communities That Care Coalition’s Regional School Health Taskforce, the Partnership for Youth conducted an inventory to document what area schools do to increase physical activity and nutrition, and conducted analysis to identify where such activities dovetailed with guidelines for best practices cited by the Centers for Disease Control. […]

Communities That Care Coalition

The Communities That Care Coalition (CTC) brings together youth, parents, schools, community agencies, and local governments to promote the health and well-being of young people in Franklin County and the North Quabbin region. It is co-coordinated by the Partnership for Youth at the FRCOG and Community Action Youth Programs. The Coalition conducts its work through five […]

Video Bridge release party

The Partnership for Youth and the MassGrad Coalition partnered with local filmmaker Ali Pinschmidt to create a “Video Bridge” — a video-mediated dialogue between youth who had dropped out of school and school teachers, counselors and administrators. Ali produced a short film with excerpts from the dialogue as a tool to facilitate discussion about students dropping out of school in […]

Franklin County’s Prevention work recognized at the White House

The Communities That Care Coalition (CTC) presented at the White House on June 10th at a one-day summit on prevention in education. The summit was co-hosted by the Federal Department of Education and the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and brought together approximately 30 of the top policy-makers in education and in youth substance […]


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Regionalization & Special Projects

FRCOG‘s Administration and Regional Services staff provide administrative services and program oversight of the FRCOG. The staff is funded through a combination of the voluntary assessment paid by FRCOG member towns and administrative fees paid by programs and grants. Administration and Regional Services staff also works on special projects that have been identified by our advisory […]

Programs & Services

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) operates twelve programs with more than 40 staff. We work with state and federal agencies and legislators to ensure that policies, programs, and funding benefit our rural area. We are actively involved in regional economic development and environmental protection efforts; statewide policy development; and provide direct services to […]

CHIP Network Meeting

The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Network meets several times each year to hear updates from the CHIP work groups and to learn from people who are interested in making our region a healthier, more equitable place to live, work, and play. At this meeting, we learned about two projects with close connections to our […]

Re-Opening Information

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