Collaborative Partners

HealthLitNow has adopted a mission to enhance Public Health Literacy by engaging a broad alliance of community participants offering technical and non-technical Health Literacy programs through the Tuolumne County Innovation Lab (ILab – Supporting organizations include the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority (TCEDA), The Sonora Area Foundation, Tuolumne County Health Department, Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Office, area schools, Sonora Regional Medical Center, local government, area business, Tuolumne Me-Wuk Indian Health Center, Columbia Community College, the University of California Merced, and others. Our offices are located at 99 N. Washington St and 101 Hospital Rd. on the third floor of the former Tuolumne General Hospital.

About the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) is the leader in collecting data and disseminating information about California’s healthcare infrastructure. OSHPD promotes an equitably distributed healthcare workforce, and publishes valuable information about healthcare outcomes. OSHPD also monitors the construction, renovation, and seismic safety of hospitals and skilled nursing facilities and provides loan insurance to assist the capital needs of California’s not-for-profit healthcare facilities.

About Mother Lode Job Training
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Mother Lode Job Training (MLJT) was established in 1983 under a joint powers agreement with Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, and Tuolumne Counties. MLJT is the designated operator of the local area One-Stop Centers governed by the Mother Lode Workforce Investment Board (MLWIB). The centers, known as America’s Job Center of California, are located throughout the rural, four-county region, serving the workforce needs of area employers and job-seekers. MLJT’s workforce and training programs are funded by federal allocations under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, and numerous state, regional, and local grants. Currently, all services are free of charge to employers and job seekers. Some eligibility requirements are necessary for training programs.

About The Sonora Area Foundation
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The Sonora Area Foundation (SAF) remains focused on its mission of strengthening its communities. It does that through three functions:
Assisting Donors – The Foundation provides a safe, easy way for people and businesses to make a difference, and assures that their contributions will do good work now and in years to come.


Awarding Grants – The Foundations’ governing board has a pool of discretionary funds, and regularly awards grants to qualified non-profit and public agencies.
Leading the Community – As a respected, neutral organization, the Foundations responsibilities go beyond donor services and grant making. The Foundation is also a community leader that brings all sides into the discussion on important issues and helps find solutions.

About the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority

The Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority (TCEDA) is vested with the power to effectively implement, coordinate and administer general economic development programs within the County of Tuolumne, State of California, including the City of Sonora, in accordance with local, state and federal laws. General economic development programs include, 1) business retention and expansion; 2) business attraction; 3) business assistance programs; 4) identification of appropriate locations for and creation of “shovel ready” commercial and industrial properties including but not limited to adaptive reuse; 5) support the creation, expansion and rehabilitation of public infrastructure needed to support and sustain local business and industry (e.g. roads, water, power, sewer, telecommunications, etc.); 6) assist with educational and training opportunities tailored to equip and support the community’s workforce; and 7) pursuit of funding sources to facilitate all of the above.

About the Economic Prosperity Council of Tuolumne County
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The Economic Prosperity Council of Tuolumne County (EPCTC) is the non-profit arm of the TCEDA. It operates to provide Management Services for Small Business Organization in Tuolumne County and Sonora, California. In 2009, it received its exempt organization status from the IRS.

About Tuolumne County Behavioral Health
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The Tuolumne County Department of Behavioral Health (TCBH) is focused on a Mission is to provide respectful, culturally sensitive and strength based behavioral health services which provide wellness, self-sufficiency and recovery from mental illness and/or addiction to the residents of Tuolumne County California.

Collaborative Partners