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January 7, 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

November 11, 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.  

January 25, 2021

The Health Federation of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 21, 2021, CEO Natalie Levkovich was honored as the third place finalist for the Not for Profit Social Impact Innovators Award under the category Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion during the The Grea

December 16, 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. 

October 29, 2019

Philadelphia, PA – On October 19, 2019, the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) honored Health Federation of Philadelphia CEO Natalie Levkovich with its prestigious Don Bloch Award during the CFHA annual conference in Denver, Colorado.

The Don Bloch Award, CFHA’s primary organizational award of significance since 2007, is named for Don Bloch, MD, the award’s first recipient and an influential and seminal founder of CFHA. The award recognizes an individual whose work and character exemplifies Bloch and thus advances the field of collaborative care in an epic manner.

October 3, 2019

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia ACE Task Force’s Policy Work Group gathered at the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s Headquarters on Thursday, August 15 to learn more about effective policy change process and identify opportunities for continued advocacy for policy and procedure that incorporates good practice related to trauma, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and resilience-building into the city and beyond.

July 17, 2019

In late June, HFP's Creating Collaborative Communities program (C3) launched with support from the William Penn Foundation.  The program will aim to strengthen the community of home visiting staff in the region with a theme of "Building Connections." At the launch, program leadership shared the impetus behind the project, unveiled the 2019 Training Menu, shared their stories as community advoca

January 23, 2019

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)

January 22, 2019

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.

December 17, 2018

On January 31, 2019 from 9 am -11 am, the Health Federation of Philadelphia will provide a FREE Tobacco Brief Intervention Training opportunity in our Center City Philadelphia offices.  Interested parties should contact Tobacco Prevention Trainer Clifford Brown to reserve their space (cliffordbrown@healthfederation.org). 

November 2, 2018

On September 11th, the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) Marcy Witherspoon walked into Project HOME’s Stephen Klein Wellness Center optimistic that she was going to play a part in changing lives – she just wasn’t sure how many.  Witherspoon, a senior training specialist with HFP, was charged with the task of organizing and facilitating the Health Federation’s pilot group of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), an evidence-based program that is intended to prevent the development of Type 2 Diabetes, or delay the onset. “It’s not a weight loss program – it’s a lifestyle change program,” Witherspoon stated.  “It’s about healthy eating and positive choices.  We don’t use the word diet and we don’t use the word exercise.”

October 29, 2018

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.

October 19, 2018

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.

October 10, 2018

he 2018 Social Determinants of Health Conference hosted by the American Heart Association was held in Philadelphia on Temple University’s Campus on September 24th and 25th 2018.  The Conference strived to remove barriers to good health by convening stakeholders to share experiences on programs, policies, and strategies aimed at reducing health inequities.

During the Conference, the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) Leslie Lieberman, senior director of training and organizational consulting spoke to attendees about the intersection of social determinants of health (SDOH) a­nd adverse childhood experiences (ACEs.)    

A Penn Dental Student teaches a toddler how to brush teeth at the EHS Health Fair
September 13, 2018

More than two dozen families gathered at the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s Early Head Start community site on Friday, August 17 for a Health Fair and Family Fun Day themed “Boardwalk to Better Health.”  Located in the Oxford Mills complex at 100 W. Oxford Street, the event boasted more than 20 vendors who provided resources to families, health screenings for adults, dental screenings for children performed by students from the University of Pennsylvania, and lots of fun activities for both youngsters and adults. 

August 16, 2018

The New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence is a statewide association that provides leadership, support and resources on the prevention of domestic violence in New Jersey through advocacy, training, public awareness and research.  Each year, they hold a conference that attracts an audience of domestic violence advocates, child protection workers, educators, and law enforcement from across the state. 

July 18, 2018

Members of the National Health Corps (NHC) – an AmeriCorps program operated by the Health Federation of Philadelphia since 1994​ – completed hundreds of thousands of hours of service to underserved ​communities in Chicago, Florida, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh during their year of service​ between August 2017-July 2018​.

June 15, 2018

Philadelphia, PA - On Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13, dozens of representatives from the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) met for an annual in-person meeting at Temple University’s Center City campus.

November 16, 2017

Health Federation of Philadelphia staff member Marcy Witherspoon facilitated Health Cares about Domestic Violence Day (HCADV) at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s eight ambulatory health centers on October 11. Each of Philadelphia’s four domestic violence advocacy organizations have jointly participated in HCADV Day for the past seventeen years.

November 13, 2017

The Early Head Start (EHS) program recently hosted its annual “Dad’s” Resource Fair. The event was designed to provide information about social services and job opportunities for members of the EHS community. Despite its title, the Fair welcomed all dads and other male figures that play an important role in the lives of children in the program.