Randolph Community Wellness Plan


In January 2020, the Town of Randolph and MAPC published a Community Wellness Plan—an action plan for improving public health in Randolph, based on data and community feedback.

Get Involved

Now it’s time to put the vision outlined in that plan into action.  Join us to improve health and equity in Randolph, and to realize the wellness plan’s vision:  

The future Randolph is healthy. All Randolph residents have the opportunity to be healthy and thrive without being disadvantaged by their race, ethnicity, income or other social factors. The Town’s residents, community groups, and leaders are engaged and empowered in acting together toward a shared vision of community health and racial equity articulated in the Randolph Community Wellness Plan. There is sustained capacity for coordinated and strategic action toward improving community health and health equity.

Join us! Interested in partnering us or joining a working group? Email us to learn more.

Updates & Events

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Secures $1 million in Funding for School-Based Community Health Center at Randolph High School

The Town of Randolph will receive $1 million to support development of a school-based community health center through federal Community Project Funding. Funding will support renovation and construction costs to build the health center at Randolph High School.

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What Are We Doing?

We’re taking action on the goals and recommendations from the Randolph Community Wellness Plan, prioritizing three goals chosen as most critical by community members: 


Randolph is a safe and welcoming town that celebrates its unique diversity, encourages civic participation, and connects neighbors.  


Randolph Public Schools promote student and staff health and engagement.

Health Care & Public Health

Randolph residents have access to affordable, accessible, and culturally competent preventive care and medical treatment.

How Are We Doing It?

The Randolph Community Wellness Plan explicitly seeks to meet the needs of those most impacted by chronic disease and poor health outcomes: immigrants, youth, and older adults. These groups will act as advisors to help guide solutions that promote health equity.  

Backbone Partners

Provide overall coordination and administration.

Steering Commitee

Provide overall strategic direction.

Working Groups

Four working groups act to accomplish strategies around each priority goal.

Partner Organizations

Partner organizations will provide key insights into implementation activities.

The Plan

The Randolph Community Wellness Plan was conducted through a two-year planning process from 2018 to 2020. The Town of Randolph partnered with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council and worked with community members to identify community health issues, assets, and needs.  

The plan included goals and recommendations in eight categories:

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Plan Principles

Design and implement the initiative with a priority placed on equity 

Include community members in the collaborative 

Recruit and co-create with cross-sector partner 

Use data to continuously learn, adapt, and improve 

Cultivate leaders with unique systems leadership skills 

Focus on program and system strategies 

Build a culture that fosters relationships, trust, and respect across participants 

Customize for the Town of Randolph.  

The Data


Most households (70%) in Randolph are family households

60% of Randolph residents are people of color, more than double the state average

Nearly one-third of residents are foreign-born, with Vietnamese and Haitian residents making up the largest portion of first-generation residents.

Randolph's median income is lower than Massachusetts and Norfolk County. Nearly half of public primary and secondary students are economically disadvantaged, compared to 32% statewide.

Randolph's unemployment rate is 11.7%, which is significantly higher than Massachusetts' (6.8%) and Norfolk County's (6.2%).

Social and Physical Environment

53.7% of Randolph residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park

65% of housing units are owner-occupied

30% of housing units are occupied by renters

72% of housing units are single-family

28% of housing units are multifamily

57% of renters and 36% of owners are cost-burdened, meaning they pay more than 30% of their incomes toward housing costs

75% of Randolph commuters drive without passengers

11% carpool

10% use public transportation

Almost no one bikes or walks to work

About 15% of Randolph residents are food insecure

All Randolph neighborhoods meet Environmental Justice criteria