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

1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1832
215-851-1832
Fax: 
215-851-1878
Hours of Operation: 
Monday and Friday, 9am-5pm; Tuesday, and Wednesday, 9am-7pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Linda
L.
Burnette
President and CEO
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

Teenshop

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1843
Hours of Operation: 
School year: Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm; July workshops: Saturday, 10am-1pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Elleanor
J.
Hendley
Founder and Chair
To develop adolescent girls into tomorrow's leaders through an innovative series of life skills workshops, community service and college tours.
Services provided: 
Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, Mentoring, Violence Prevention, Youth Development

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
Mr.
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
267-758-6923
Fax: 
267-758-6923
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Miguel
Andrade
Interim Executive Director

A queer Latin@ social justic organization.  We were founded in 1989 to respond to the lack of support and resources for our community during the HIV epidemic.  Queer acknowledges and represents the mosaic of sexual and gender identities within out communities.  Latin@ respresents the multiracial, multicultural experience of Latinidad.  As a queer Latin@ organization we embarce the common history of resistance and resilience of Latin@ and queer people.  GALALEI embodies both histories.  We are unwavering in our commitment to the advancement de nuestra familia.  GALAEI maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad through 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

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2415 Almond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2415 Almond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Shonta
Collins
President

Explorer San Frontiers Event To build cultural connections one person and one community at a time. Our programs are designed to integrate travel with learning so that the exchange of knowledge is used to improve relationships among diverse cultures through personal communication, humanitarian projects and assistance, as well as through practical training and application of learned skills.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Literacy, Youth Development