The act of reaching out; an effort to build connections from one person or group to another; as, the Police Department insituted a community outreach program.
Programs designed to seek out older individuals in need of services and to refer them to the appropriate agencies. These programs often rely upon the reports of family, neighbors, and community workers who identify isolated or needy elderly. Title III of the Older Americans Act funds a variety or outreach programs for older persons.
Activities related to providing information and services to the community outside of the clinic facility, usually by working with community groups or volunteers.
the act of reaching out; "the outreach toward truth of the human spirit"
a service through which artists of color, rural artists, new immigrant artists, disabled artists, mature artists, and other artists in New York State can express their concerns individually, in local meetings, or in regional artist forums
Used when the term "outreach" is (usually) explicitly used in the program; refers to efforts to reach a group or "make inroads" into an area in a particular community that is not ordinarily "touched" or affected by a particular discipline, e.g., an outreach program that might endeavor to bring art into public places in the inner city.
A systematic attempt to provide services beyond conventional limits, as to particular segments of a community. Generally, outreach creates a link between the general public and health, educational, or social services by reducing language, cultural, and access barriers. Services can include educational programs, media geared toward education and awareness, on-location technical training or clinical services, evaluations and referrals, transportation services, and any activity designed to reduce access barriers to health resources. Many outreach-oriented events establish partnerships between the originating agencies, in this case the University of Connecticut Health Center, and other community, public, or state agencies seeking to address the same community issues. The term "outreach" does not necessarily require that all activities take place away from the main hospital location, but often a large percentage of efforts are directed to out-of-hospital activities.
Extending valuable Internet safety information from beyond the classroom and into the school and community.
reaching out to extend services to others
Initiatives to reach professional Aboriginal artists, culturally diverse artists, artists who live in a region where their first language is the minority language, emerging artists, and in regions where artists have little contact with Council officers and who tend not to apply to the Canada Council. In outreach activities, the Canada Council and artists share information. This improves artistsâ€(tm) access to Canada Council funding. See Aboriginal Arts Secretariat; Audience and Market Development Office; culturally diverse community; emerging artist.
The provision of services or activities, beyond current or usual limits, to identify, treat and integrate into the services system persons who may "fall between the cracks, " or who may be unaware or unable to access available disability services.
level: Overview (0) [ order by level] A systematic attempt to interact with or educate those beyond the bounds of a particular community.
The act of extending services or assistance to those in the community who may benefit from care but who have not, or have not been able to, come forth to seek it.