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Tuesday, 12 April 2022

By: Khadijah Muhammad, MSEd, MSW, Director, Early Head Start

Celebrations and acknowledgements are important to keep us connected and feeling hopeful especially during these times. In 2022, Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is celebrating 25 years of providing family-centered services to pregnant women, infants, and toddlers through the Early Head Start (EHS) program. 

Early Head Start is a federally funded program that serves infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families. EHS programs are designed to nurture healthy attachments between parent and child (and child and caregiver). Services encompass the full range of a family's needs from pregnancy through a child's third birthday.

Friday, 07 January 2022

On Friday January 7 at 1:00 pm, HFP's Leslie Lieberman will present the first of eight workshops during Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience - a free series of workshops every other Friday, from 1-5 pm.  The workshops are presented by the Campaign for Trauma-informed Policy and Practice, the National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives, & PACEs Conn

Thursday, 11 November 2021

Today, Thursday, November 11 from 3:30-5 pm, in partnership with the Social Innovations Journal, HFP's Natalie Levkovich, Leslie Lieberman, and Clare Reidy will present ACEs, Trauma, and Resilience Networks: Leveraging the Power of Collaboration for Policy and System Change.  

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and the CDC recently awarded the Health Federation of Philadelphia an additional year of funding for our work on Improving Blood Pressure Control for African American health center patients, through the Million Hearts program.

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

The Health Federation of Philadelphia's Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) was highlighted in The Philadelphia Inquirer on January 18, 2021.  

Friday, 13 March 2020

The Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) earned full recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2020.  HFP’s DPP is an evidence-based program aimed at preventing type 2 diabetes in the Philadelphia community.

Monday, 16 December 2019

In the spirit of Fred Rogers, the PA Association for Infant Mental Health proudly co-hosted the 4th Annual Reflective Supervision Symposium with the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health. The purpose of the Annual Reflective Supervision Symposium is to deepen the exploration of the practice of reflective supervision/consultation.  Una Majmudar, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E®, Clinical Director in the Division of Children, Youth, and Families, is Vice President of the PA-AIMH and was the local chairperson for this annual event. 

Thursday, 07 November 2019

The 20th annual Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV) spread its powerful and positive messages on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s (PDPH) Health Centers across Philadelphia.    Launched by Futures without Violence in 1999 in order to highlight the serious health impacts of domestic violence and sexual assault, HCADV Day is an opportunity for health care providers and domestic violence (DV) programs to shine a light on the significant role the health care community plays in screening for, and intervening with issues of DV, also referred to as Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).

Thursday, 22 August 2019

In July 2019 the MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) was re-funded for the next five years with an award of $14.2 million.

Monday, 05 August 2019

On July 25, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded nearly $42 million in funding to 49 Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs) throughout the country.  In total, the HHS funding will reach nearly 1,200 federally-funded health centers across all 50 states. Locally, through this grant, the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) received $910,000 for 26 participating health centers throughout Pennsylvania in its HCCN.

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