• Research on Complete Streets in Springfield
    PHIWM received a national RWJF grant to study Springfield's support roadways that are designed and operated for the safety of everyone using it—whether by car or bike, foot or bus.  
  • Springfield Youth Health Data
    Want to know more about youth health in Springfield?  Explore our interactive application for graphs and charts on health-related behaviors!   
  • Join Us in Partnering for Health Equity 
    Our Vision: All people have access to what they need to lead healthy lives.  
  • Advocating for Policies to Improve Health
    Where you live, work, & play has a major impact on health.  We support collective & community actions to include health in all policies so it's easier to make healthy choices.  
  • Transforming Communities into Places of Opportunity for All
    Our model of collaborative leadership balances developing relationships and facilitating processes that lead to action, outcomes, and cross sector coordination.  

Featured News

Sponsor the Go Fresh Mobile Farmer's Market's 9th year of bringing fresh produce straight from local farms to our community!
The Go Fresh Mobile Farmers’ Market brings healthy, affordable, fresh fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods in Springfield.
‘It’s really an issue of equity’: Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, politicians target air pollution
‘It’s really an issue of equity’: Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, politicians target air pollution
'Collins said traffic is a major contributor to air pollution, which is a major contributor to poor health outcomes including asthma, lung…
Bridging Health Care and Social Services:  How Do We Get It Right?
Bridging Health Care and Social Services: How Do We Get It Right?
Join the Public Health Institute of Western MA and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation for an engaging public health…

Western MA CHNA

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Data & Reports
Data & Reports

Data & Reports

Check out our youth and health equity reports and browse a few of our favorite data sources.

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Live Well Springfield
Live Well Springfield

Live Well Springfield

Live Well Springfield brings together over 30 organizations working together to build and sustain a culture of health in Springfield. Learn about our projects including the Go Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market, the Transforming Communities Initiative and the Age Friendly City project.  

 

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Climate
Climate

Climate

Join us as work with residents, City staff and other stakeholders to implement the Strong, Healthy, Just: Springfield's Climate Action & Resilience Plan.

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Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition
Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition

Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition

Working to improve the quality of life for people and communities with asthma in the Pioneer Valley, the coalition focuses on Healthy Homes, Climate Change and Healthy Schools.

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Research
Research

Research

PHIWM's Research team works to help providers, policy makers and communities target and measure the impact of their programs/initiatives.  Learn about our research assessments including the Western Massachusetts Casino Health Impact Assessment, the Springfield Health Equity Report and the Coalition of Western MA Hospitals Community Health Needs Assessments.

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Health Equity
Health Equity

Health Equity

What does health equity mean to you? Learn about our vision to create communities where everyone has access to what they need to live healthy lives.

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Health Policy
Health Policy

Health Policy

We incorporate health policy in our coalition building inititiaves in order to ensure sustainability of outcomes and iimpacts. Learn about our latest policy efforts.

 

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Coalition Building
Coalition Building

Coalition Building

Our model of collaborative leadership balances developing relationships and facilitating processes that lead to action, outcomes, and cross sector coordination.

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Events

Apr 23
PVTA Bus Rider Forums
Starts: 04/23/2019 @ 5:00 pm
Ends: 04/23/2019 @ 7:00 pm
PVPC, 60 Congress Street, 2nd Floor, Springfield
Come meet with PVTA staff and make your comments and suggestions about service.
Apr 24
PVTA Bus Rider Forums
Starts: 04/24/2019 @ 5:00 pm
Ends: 04/24/2019 @ 7:00 pm
Northampton City Hall Annex, 210 Main Street, Northampton
Come meet with PVTA staff and make your comments and suggestions about service.
May 7
Tufts Health Foundation Community Health Profile
Starts: 05/07/2019 @ 5:30 pm
Ends: 05/07/2019 @ 7:30 pm
Schwartz Campus Center, 1000 State Street, Springfield
The Healthy Aging Data Report is designed to help residents, agencies, providers, and governments understand the older adults who live in their cities and towns – their ages, living arrangements, health status, strengths, and vulnerabilities. This event is free and open to everyone.