A Resilience Hub is a trusted, community-serving facility that supporting residents as a gathering space, and a place to find information to build community resilience and access a host of social services resources.
Benefits of a Resilience Hub
Foster greater community connections
Improve access to health improvement initiatives
Increase the effectiveness of community-centered institutions and programs
Reduce the burden on municipal emergency response teams
In the case of heat-related hazards of the Sonoran Desert, a local Resilience Hub could be focused on providing information, mitigating heat impacts during normal times, and providing a cooling center during power outages or other disruptions.