See below for resources for: Education and testing for children not doing well in school or that have dropped out; mental health; healthy weight; childhood dentists and dental care; teens; youth violence reduction; smoking cessation; and safety.
The process of asserting oneself or interceding on behalf of others within a system to get the benefits for which they are eligible. Through both direct aid to families and broader-based policy work, the goal of advocacy is to foster the self-empowerment of families by educating them about their own rights.
From Philadelphia Youth Network’s, Project U Turn
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Click below to get listing of alternatives to traditional high schools for out of school youth or those looking for alternatives. Listing from Project U-Turn. http://www.pyninc.org/projectuturn/reconnecting.php or from school districts website http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/r/alternative
Click here for GREAT Alternatives to Traditional High School
Click here for info on WRAP around servies for children with severe behavioral needs.
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Great 2 page resource guide for providers and families to find local and national resources for refugees and immigrants. Click here for guide.
Click below for a comprehensive listing of smoking cessation resources for Philadelphia and the surrounding communities
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From Drexel College of Public Health. Working on hunger issues in our community.
Free YMCA and other fitness center membership for HP members under 18 years old. See attached.
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Click below for a comprehensive guide to oral health for kids as well as a listing of children’s dentists in Philadelphia.
Children’s Oral Health Guide
A Guide to Vision Servies for Children and Teens in Philly by PCCY.
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Put together by White Williams Scholars, this comprehensive guide lists great resources for Teens in Philadelphia.
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If you want to display a CAP4Kids poster in your office, use it for a social service project, or just give it to a friend, this is the place.