Quality of Life
A healthy neighborhood offers a good quality of life for all residents.
Neighborhoods that have a high quality of life are places where residents are able to access the larger economy and quality neighborhood amenities. They are able to build assets, accumulate wealth and connect to economic opportunities and their neighborhood is safe and the environment and social determinants of health positively impact the well-being of families and neighbors.
FOCUS Pittsburgh is the recipient of the 2017 Quality of Life Healthy Neighborhood Award. Check out this video to see how FOCUS Pittsburgh’s Trauma-Informed Community Development Initiative is focusing on building up residents to create a better quality of life in the neighborhood.
We are working to create neighborhoods with good quality of life through these programs and initiatives: