The Healthy Weight Clinic is a clinic for children ages 2 – 18 who are overweight or obese. Our goal is to provide a complete assessment of obesity-related illnesses; help organize care with medical specialists; and provide weight management using a family-based approach. Call 267-426-2782 for info.
Tool Kits to keep families healthy. From the Healthy Weight program at CHOP. See link below.
A national resource for parents and kids to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight. Go to link below.
Keystone First members 12 years and older may join one of many participating community gyms. You pay $25.00 for your first 18 visits within 90 days. Then, Keystone First pays the rest of your annual membership.
http://www.keystonefirstpa.com/member/eng/programs/fitness/index.aspx for info.
Great site from the AAP for families, providers, and the community.
Pennsylvania’s Free Quitline, 1-877-724-1090, is offered as a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the American Cancer Society. Based on state-of-the art techniques in smoking cessation, the service provides counseling and structured assistance for individuals who are committed to quitting.
CHOICE provides information, counseling, education, and referrals to free or low cost reproductive health services including pregnancy options and testing, ECP, birth control, and STI and HIV testing and information throughout Philadelphia and surrounding counties. CHOICE Hotline 215-985-3300/Toll Free 1-800-84-TEENS/Spanish 215-985-3350. Click choice-philadelphia.org/teen/aboutus.asp for teen site and click below for listing of sites!
Click here for listing of sites
The mission of Planned Parenthood is to protect and enhance reproductive freedom and to increase access to reproductive health care. Provides birth control; prenatal care; STD screens; and sexual health education- 1144 Locust Street- 215-351-5500 other locations, click here
To find a clinic for free birth control, STD testing, and counseling on sexual health information, just text askchoice to 66746. It’s that easy.
The mission of the Philadelphia GROW Project is to help low-income children and their families achieve normal weight gain, good nutrition and proper development through service, research and advocacy. If you think your child has failure to thrive call 215-427-GROW (4769).
No cost, quality dental care for your child 1-13 years old. Eligible if have no dental insurance or Medicaid insured. Call 215-427-8877 for more information.
Click link below and choose the category for handout.
Click link for various financial aid programs for glasses and vision care nei.nih.gov/health/financialaid
A variety of assistance for the prevention, detection, and treatment of childhood lead poisoning- 215-978-2788. Lead Safe Babies Project- free lead cleaning supplies and free home inspection for new or pregnant parents- Free inspections (see flyer below) 215-978-2788. Also click here for info on new lead paint disclosure law.
Click here for Flyer
The mission of the center is to reduce the number of accidents, severity of injuries, the number of deaths, and the healthcare costs associated with poison exposures- 800-222-1222
Dozens of activities from birth to 7 years old to help young children cope with traumatic stressors in their lives. Check it out! sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/
Community Yoga Studios that offer weekly classes for less than $10.00: For more information about class times and how to prepare for class, call the studio or check out their schedule posted on their website!
1. Grace and Glory Yoga: 2220 Frankford Ave (267) 909-9483: graceandgloryyoga.com
2.Amrita Yoga and Wellness: 1204 Frankford Ave (267) 928-3176: amritayogawellness.com
3.The Yoga and Movement Sanctuary: 2623 West Girard Ave (401) 862-6634: ymsphilly.com
4.Studio 34: 4622 Baltimore Ave 215.387.3434; studio34yoga.com
Additional Yoga Classes:
Studio 34: 4622 Baltimore Ave 215.387.3434
Queen and Trans Yoga:
Studio 34: 4622 Baltimore Ave 215.387.3434
Community Meditation classes:
1.Amrita Yoga and Wellness: ($5) 1204 Frankford Ave (267) 928-3176: amritayogawellness.com
1.Downdog (Yoga Buddhi Co.) (FREE YOGA)
2.Yoga Studio (Gaiam, INC. (FREE YOGA)
3.Headspace: Guided Meditation and Mindfulness (FREE)
www.youtube.com (FREE) guided meditation, yoga, and mindfulness activities
yogajournal.com (FREE) yoga