Read the entire 2022 - 2025 St. Joseph, Missouri Community Health Needs Assessment

Read the entire 2019 - 2022 St. Joseph, Missouri Community Health Needs Assessment

Read the entire 2017 - 2019 St. Joseph, Missouri Community Health Needs Assessment


The community health needs assessment was facilitated by Crowe LLP (“Crowe”).

Crowe is one of the largest public accounting, consulting, and technology firms in the United States.

Crowe has significant healthcare experience including providing services to hundreds of large healthcare organizations across the country.

Based on current literature and other guidance from the Treasury and the IRS, the following steps were conducted as part of Mosaic’s CHNA:

Key Stakeholder Interviews

Community input was obtained through key stakeholder interviews of community leaders representing twenty-four organizations.

  • Bartlett Center
  • Second Harvest Community Food Bank
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Social Welfare Board
  • Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department
  • St. Joseph Habitat for Humanity
  • Community Action Partnership 
  • St. Joseph Health Department
  • Community Missions Corporation
  • St. Joseph School District
  • St. Joseph Transit
  • Family Guidance Center
  • St. Joseph United Way
  • Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri
  • St. Joseph Youth Alliance
  • Interserv
  • St. Joseph YMCA
  • Meril
  • St. Joseph YWCA
  • MidCity Excellence Center
  • United Cerebral Palsy
  • Northwest Health Services
  • Voices of Courage-Child Advocacy Center
  • Catholic Charities

Three focus groups were conducted within Mosaic Life Care.

  • Senior Leadership
  • Physicians
  • Nurses/Social Workers/Care Managers

Community input was also obtained through a community-wide survey for the general public. More than 700 surveys were completed.

Primary Health Needs Identified:

  1. Mental Health/Substance Abuse
  2. Access to and Cost of Health Care
  3. Obesity – Adult and Child

To fully meet the needs specified by the CHNA research results, Mosaic Life Care will implement a three-year action plan.

CHNA Action Plan

2022 - 2025 Implementation Strategy and Action Plan

2019 - 2022 Implementation Strategy and Action Plan

2017 - 2019 Implementation Strategy and Action Plan

If you would like to have a representative from Mosaic Life Care come to your business or organization to share about the Community Health Needs Assessment, please email Joey Austin at