Health Issues Education

YOACAP 4th Annual Blood Drive

Event Details
Date: 
August 30, 2013
Help save lives!

 

UAC Program Partner YOACAP is collaborating with the American Red Cross Association for the 4th annual blood drive on Friday, August 30th, 2013. YOACAP has been dedicated to saving lives with their annual blood drive for the past three years. Since inception, YOACAP has saved 222 lives! This year, YOACAP’s goal is to collect 30 pints of healthy blood and with your help this goal will be reached!

2013 Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative

Event Details
Date: 
June 27, 2013
Get tested, get educated!

 

UAC Program Partner Youth Adolescent Community Awareness Program (YO-ACAP) will be holding the 15th Annual Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative on Thursday, June 27th, 2013. YOACAP is partnering with Vernon Montague, Resurrection Ministries, Myer’s Recreation Center, Southwest Community Advisory Group, and a number of other organizations for this annual community event.

Community Health and Wellness Day

Event Details
Date: 
June 23, 2012
UpLift Solutions is hosting a Community, Health and Wellness Day at the ShopRite of Chetenham, PA. The day is designed to engage the community with health screenings, healthy recipe tastings, kid friendly activities and resources.

On June 23rd, UpLift Solutions is hosting a Community, Health and Wellness Day at the SHopRite of Chetenham, PA. The day is designed to engage the community with health screenings, healthy recipe tastings, kid friendly activities and resources.

Phone: (856) 471-2028
Fax: (856) 471-3001
www.upliftsolutions.org

 

Youth Outreach Adolescent Community Awareness Program (YO-ACAP)

Location

1211 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1834
Fax: 
215-851-1878
Hours of Operation: 
Monday and Friday, 9am-5pm; Tuesday, and Wednesday, 9am-7pm
1211 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Duerwood
Beale
Executive Director
Secondary Contact
Mr.
Duerwood
Beale
Executive Director

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, After School Activities, Health, Health issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Parent Education

Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network (PAAN)

Location

Lehigh Pavillion
2700 N. 17th Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-940-0550
Fax: 
215-940-0519
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
Lehigh Pavillion
2700 N. 17th Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
George
Mosee
Executive Director
To promote community safety through services that reduce drug abuse and violence, as well as to help at-risk youth develop positive alternatives that will return them to the mainstream of society. Since its inception in 1989, PAAN has utilized its expertise to meet these objectives through street-based community outreach and intervention programs.
Services provided: 
Education - Youth, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention

One Day At A Time (ODAAT)

Location

2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-226-7860
Fax: 
215-226-7869
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm
2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mel
Wells
President
ODAAT is dedicated to serving low-income and homeless individuals in the Philadelphia area who are afflicted by addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our focus is on providing peer support and promoting healthy, positive lifestyles. ODAAT utilizes a community-based recovery model and support system, allowing people to recover in the same environment in which they became addicted.
Services provided: 
Addiction Recovery, Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Adult, Food Bank, GED Preparation, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, HIV Medical Case Management

Neighborhood United Against Drugs (NUAD)

Location

5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
215-724-7430
Hours of Operation: 
Adult services are offered 9am-5pm, Youth services are after school and during the summer.
5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Joseph
E.
Purnell
Executive Director

To reduce drug use/abuse, teen pregnancy, chronic illness, the spread of HIV infection, and senseless violence in the community.  Programs and activities are designed to educate and equip people with the skills needed to make positive choices in life.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, After School Activities, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention

GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian, Latino Aids Education Initiative)

Location

149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
267-457-3912
Fax: 
267-758-6923
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Fransisco
Cortes
Interim Director

A queer Latin@ social justic organization, Galaei maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad, providing social services around HIV/AIDS and sexual health, organizing, networking, and referrals.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Housing Counseling, Youth Development