Some of the Places We Work

UCity Family Zone

The UCity Family Zone is a place-based partnership for improving the social determinants of health and quality of life in the University City communities. Through colloboration with a wide array of community partners, UNC Charlotte seeks to improve the daily living, learning, and working conditions of individuals and families throughout the community by addressing the social determinants of health.  UCity Family Zone is a continuous geographical area surrounding UNC Charlotte, is comprised of multiple organizations, and is home to 45,000 residents in an area of 5.5 square miles. The College of Health and Human Services provides administrative leadership, research expertise, and program evaluation support through ARCHES and the Community Action Research Scholars (CARS) program.