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.
The St. Christopher’s Healthy Kids and Teens Weight Program offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, and community-based approach to helping children and adolescents struggling with weight issues and medical problems related to excess weight. Call 215-427-4886 for info/appointment. https://towerhealth.org/st-christophers-hospital-children-weight-management
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.
Registration for our 7th Grade Initiative program is easy. Students simply need to bring proof of 7th Grade status (a roster or report card), along with a parent or guardian to any of our locations. Click here for info philaymca.org/join-the-y/7th-grade-membership-initiative
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.
Info on helping teens quit smoking.
Click here for QuitStart free app to help teen quit- https://teen.smokefree.gov/become-smokefree/quitstart-app
Great site for info on all tobacco exposures including e-cigarets, JUULs and more.
The mission is to ensure access to high quality, comprehensive, reproductive and related health and prevention services to primarily low-income individuals and families. Free clinics throughout the city. Call (215) 985-2600 for info or text “AskItMatters” to 66746 http://accessmatters.org/
Order FREE test kits for home as well as condoms. Also find testing and treatment site near you here https://phillykeeponloving.com/hiv-testing/
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.
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Helpline and info for questions related to COVID-19. Click here https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/updates/support-for-residents/
Click here for statewide response and info www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx
Click here for info resources www.phila.gov/2020-03-20-help-with-housing-during-covid-19 and flyer COVID-19 Eviction Help
For Mental health crisis at this time individuals can text PA to 741-741 (crisis text line)
Click here for locations and info www.phila.gov/2020-03-14-find-free-meals-and-safe-spaces-for-students-while-schools-are-closed/
Click here for great info to use https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-landing-page.html?ref=search
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