Here at Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health, we bring partners together to create equitable, sustainable systems change that reduces cost and improves whole-person wellness for all.
People, organizations, and systems working in coordination/collaboration to ensure all communities in SW WA have equitable access to what they need for physical, behavioral, economic, and social well-being.
Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health (SWACH), which includes the Healthy Living Collaborative, is a local nonprofit working to improve health in Southwest Washington. We bring together community members and other experts to address our region"s major health challenges. Through innovative partnerships and local resources, we"re working to create lasting changes and a healthier future for everyone.
The SWACH region is made up of Clark, Klickitat and Skamania Counties. With our partner ACH, Cascade Pacific Action Alliance, we also support the counties of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum.
SWACH is one of nine organizations leading the state"s Healthier Washington Initiative in their regions. These Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs) are building a healthier Washington that meets their communities" unique needs. Learn more at the Washington Health Authority Website.
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