A Neighborhood CheckUp

The Neighborhood Checkup is designed to support neighborhoods in their efforts to improve the psychological, behavioral, and physical wellbeing of residents. It documents the current status of conditions in the neighborhood, inventories current practices and their effects on wellbeing, identifies overall community priorities, and assists neighborhoods in developing a strategic plan for improving wellbeing. The checkup focuses primarily on the wellbeing of children and adolescents because their development has a huge impact on the wellbeing of everyone in the neighborhood and because they will not develop successfully if adults are not able to provide the nurturing conditions that young people need.