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Maternal, Child & Family Health

Are you pregnant?
Need a home visit?
Raising a child with a special healthcare need?

We support a range of health and support services to improve the health of women, children and parenting families.


We provide home visiting, breastfeeding support, outreach and education, and more to protect the health of families throughout Philadelphia.

Services
Healthy Start »
We help pregnant women get the health care and support they need to have healthy babies.

Health Intervention Program for Families (HIP) »
We provide home visiting and other support to families with infants and children who have special health care needs.

Children with Special Health Care Needs»
We provide support to families of CSHCN and work to improve the systems that support them.

Breastfeeding Support »
We provide individual support for nursing mothers and education for health care professionals.

Prenatal Outreach and Education »
We help high-risk pregnant and parenting women with prenatal and post-partum care.

Services for Sexual Assault Survivors »
We support a crisis counseling hotline service for survivors of sexual assault.

Health Education Materials »
We create and translate materials about
maternal health for diverse populations.


Prenatal and Well Baby Care
Pregnant women and new mothers can get prenatal and well baby care at health centers throughout Philadelphia.
Domestic Violence
If you are experiencing domestic violence or feel unsafe in your home, help is available.


Community Resources

Advocacy
CAP4Kids - The Children's Advocacy Project

Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Alcoholics Anonymous
215-923-7900
Al-Anon (and Al-ateen)
215-222-5244
Community Behavioral Health
888-545-2600 (24 hrs, 7 days)

Breastfeeding Support
Healthy Baby Line
800-986-BABY

Child Abuse
City of Philadelphia Child Protective Services
To report child abuse in Philadelphia
215-683-6100

Depression
Postpartum Depression Hotline
800-944-4773
Suicide/Crisis Intervention Hotline
215-686-4420 (24 hrs, 7 days)

Domestic Abuse
Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline
866-723-3014
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Women Against Abuse
866-723-3014
Women in Transition
215-564-5301

Food and Nutrition Resources
Philabundance
215-739-7394
SHARE Food Program
215-223-2220
Philadelphia County WIC Office
215-978-6100

Homeless Shelters
Emergency Housing Services
215-560-1976

Immunization
Infant and Child Immunizations
215-685-6748, ext.2

Lead Poisoning
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program 215-685-2797

Legal Services and Advocacy
Community Legal Services
215-981-3700 (Center City)
215-227-2400 (North Central Philadelphia)
Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania
215-238-8070
Education Law Center
215-238-6970
Pennsylvania Health Law Project
800-274-3258

Poison Control
Poison Control Center
800-222-1222 (24 hrs, 7 days)

Rat Complaints
Vector Control
215-685-9000

Smoking Cessation
PA Quitline
800-QUIT-NOW
Philadelphia Information Line
215-683-LIVE

STD Prevention
HIV/AIDS Information & Testing
215-985-AIDS

Welfare, Food Stamp Programs and Medical Assistance
County Assistance Offices
215-560-2547

Women's Reproductive Health
CHOICE Hotline
215-985-3300
Family Planning Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania
215-985-2600