Programs & Initiatives

Every three years, Nanticoke Health Services provides a Community Health Needs Assessment in accordance with IRS requirements under Section 501(r). Nanticoke uses the information found in this survey to develop strategies for community outreach programs based on this report.


Below are links to download a copy of our Community Needs Assessment and Implementation Plan:

Community outreach programs providing health education, screenings, and increased access to health care services.

Our Team includes community leaders and volunteers, partner organizations, and Nanticoke employees. On average each year, Nanticoke Health Services provides about $1.5 million in Community Outreach Programs and an additional $16 million in charity and bad debt care to the community.

2012-2014 Community Outreach initiatives include the following project teams:

  • Cancer Outreach & Education
  • Diabetes Outreach & Prevention
  • General Outreach & Screenings
  • Healthier Sussex County – A collaborative effort of community members, community resources and area hospitals in Sussex County.
  • High School Wellness Programs – Seaford, Laurel & Delmar High Schools
  • Obesity
  • Stroke Outreach & Education


For more information about Outreach Initiatives at
Nanticoke Health Services, call 302-536-5386302-536-5386.