Regional Grants - Active Routes to School

Active Routes to School

The North Carolina Division of Public Health (Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch) and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are partnering to offer a new project: Active Routes to School (ARTS). The goal of the project is to increase the number of North Carolinians that meet the physical activity recommendations by increasing the number of elementary and middle school students who walk and bike to school.

Regional Grants - Innovative Approaches

Innovative Approaches

The purpose of the Innovative Approaches Project is to improve the service system for children and youth with special health care needs (up to age 21) through collaborations and partnerships with parents of children and youth with special needs, medical providers, and community agencies.

Regional Grants - ODHDSP

Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (ODHDSP)

Diabetes Prevention Program

  • The Diabetes Prevention Program is a public health program that supports healthy lifestyle changes for adults who are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
  • Trained lifestyle coaches deliver the program through 9 counties (Robeson, Sampson, Onlsow, Bladen, New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Duplin and Columbus) in the Region.


  • People with diagnosed diabetes may receive diabetes self-management education through the Robeson County Health Department with a Physician’s’ referral