The health of our residents is a top priority at Family House, and we partner with several organizations – including the Neighborhood Health Association (NHA) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – to provide comprehensive health education and resources, including:
- Free, anonymous HIV testing
- Life skills – relationship building, social etiquette
- Medical care
Every week, a team of eight LPNs spend their mornings educating residents on health issues and disease prevention, and spend the afternoon seeing residents for health problems or challenges.
- Nutrition classes
Family House staff instruct residents on the most nutritious food options available for purchase with limited funds or food stamps.
- Parenting classes
- Pre-natal care
- Sex education
- Support groups for residents with mental health challenges, including depression