Community Outreach Director
Community Outreach DirectorPhone: 252-522-9800 ext. 1256Department: Community Outreach
Melissa Bailey-Castillo joined the Kinston Community Health Center in 2016 as the Community Outreach Director. Her decades-long career has been devoted to the education, safety, and health needs of vulnerable people residing in rural areas of North Carolina. She is a certified nonprofit manager, an experienced grant writer, and a dedicated advocate who intimately understands the many impacts of rural poverty. She works with the Chief Executive Officer, management team, health center staff, and community partners to facilitate structural equity, language access, cultural literacy, patient education and navigation, material resources, and patient access to other enabling services related to the social determinants of health.