The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) a $4.975 million grant over five years to deliver high-fidelity Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) services in Greater Philadelphia. The project will reach an estimated 50,000 adult patients of Federally Qualified Health Center sites (FQHC) in
The Health Federation of Philadelphia is offering an advanced clinical training program for primary care providers who are interested in improving their ability to provide medication assisted treatment (MAT). This program is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who have already completed their Buprenorphine Waiver Training (also known as DATA waiver training)
Philadelphia, PA – The William Penn Foundation (WPF) recently awarded the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) a $761,050 grant to provide coordinated professional development for maternal and child home visiting programs in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health released its 2018 Health of the City report. The report is instrumental in helping those invested in the health and well-being of city residents to make more informed decisions regarding citizen health. View the report here.
Philadelphia, PA – The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) announced today that the organization will be honored as the recipient of the American Cancer Society’s Partners in Health Award at the 2018 American Cancer Society, Greater Philadelphia Area Volunteer Awards Celebration on Thursday November 1, 2018. HFP was selected to be honored because of the great work the organization has done to make differences in the lives of people in the Philadelphia-area community.
After more than 35 years, HFP is excited to announce that, as of Monday, October 29th, we're moving our offices to two new locations; Administration, Training and Population Health will be housed at 123 S. Broad Street, Suite 650, and all Services for Children, Youth and Families will be located at 100 W Oxford Street in the Oxford Mills complex (where our Early Head Start program has been located for four years). We look forward to continuing to improve access to and quality of care for underserved people and communities from these two locations.
Philadelphia, PA –Rashanda Perryman, The Vanguard Group’s Program Officer; Co-lead Vanguard Strong Start for Kids Program™, has been appointed to the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) Board of Directors. Perryman, a longtime supporter of HFP, first became involved with the non-profit as a staff member of the William Penn Foundation.
The study team, led by Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities Advisor Melissa T. Merrick, analyzed adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Their findings reinforce existing knowledge regarding the widespread prevalence of childhood adversity across all demographics. The study also brings into sharp focus the fact that some groups are bearing a disproportionate burden of those traumatic experiences.
The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is pleased to announce that its Affordable Care Act Outreach and Enrollment program has been renewed for the 2018-2019 year. As a subgrantee of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers (PACHC), HFP Health Insurance Navigator staff will continue to provide education and enrollment assistance to individuals in Philadelphia and the surro