Process Used for the Community Assessment
Burke County, North Carolina is growing and changing, and families need services to grow and change with it. In 2022, the Community Foundation of Burke County sponsored a project to investigate the types and accessibility of services for children living in families with low incomes. The Family, Infant and Preschool Program (FIPP) served as the lead agency conducting the investigation. The results of this investigation highlighted the following.
The Burke County Community Assessment was a two-year project to assess the resources that serve children living in poverty in Burke County. This initiative was a collaborative effort among Burke County agencies and families with a focus on transparency. The Community Assessment Project occurred in three phases:
For more information about the Burke County Childhood Poverty Assessment contact Lou.Hill@Dhhs.NC.gov
Summary of Findings