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Health Assessment
and Research for Communities

Transforming community health and well-being through research & evaluation


HARC specializes in providing data that helps organizations innovate in order to transform the lives of those living in the communities they serve. Our data helps clients improve the social determinants of health which feature the conditions of where people live, work, and play. These include factors such as the economy, education, social structures and support, neighborhoods and the built environment, and, of course, healthcare.

Community Needs Assessments

  • Needs assessments for communities, cities, school districts, or other organizations
  • Implementation strategy (IS) plans to meet IRS requirements for nonprofit hospital facilities


  • Program evaluation
  • Collective impact evaluation
  • Process and outcome evaluation


  • Survey development and design
  • Scale development and validation
  • Satisfaction surveys

Data Collection

  • Collecting qualitative data via key informant interviews, focus groups, and community forums
  • Collecting quantitative data via surveys, interviews, observations

Community Engagement

  • Hosting community forums
  • Moderating community discussion, capturing feedback
  • Live polling at community events
  • Community presentations

General Organizational Consulting

  • Workplace wellness program consulting
  • Strategic planning facilitation
  • Data reporting assistance (written reports, oral presentations, maps, infographics, etc.)
  • Training on best practices in research and/or evaluation methods.

The 2022 Coachella Valley
Community Health Report

2022 Coachella Valley Community Health Survey

Every three years,

HARC conducts a random-digit-dial health survey of about 2,500 households in the Coachella Valley.

2022 Executive Report

To access the 2022 Executive Report, please click here to take a brief survey in order to obtain your free PDF of the report.

Featured Webinar

Data release on February 28, 2023
A recording of HARC’s Data Release Event to share results of the 2022 Coachella Valley Community Health Survey.