Institute for Family Health

Institute for Family Health
Organization Name:
Institute for Family Health
Primary Address 1:
2006 Madison Avenue
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10035
Long Organization Description:

The mission of the Institute for Family Health is to improve access to high quality, patient-centered primary health care targeted to the needs of medically underserved communities. We operate a network of community health centers that provide primary medical care, mental health care, dental care and social services to people of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, we use our expertise and resources to address racial and ethnic disparities in health, advance the use of health information technology, and find innovative ways to improve care for diabetes, depression, women’s health, HIV and other priorities in the communities we serve. We also train health students and professionals at all levels.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 633-0800
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Neil Calman
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Since 1999, the Institute has led the Bronx Health REACH Coalition to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Bronx and beyond. The coalition currently includes over 85 community-based organizations, health care providers, faith-based institutions, housing, social service agencies and others.
Number of staff/employees:
1200
Year Started:
1983
Major Funders:
Federal, State, Several Foundations
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy, Health Center
About the Organization:
We offer primary care, mental health, dental care, social work, nutrition counseling and many other services. We accept patients of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay. Visit our Locations page on our website for info about our health centers in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Mid-Hudson Valley. At each of our health centers, we can assist people with accessing food and nutrition assistance, including SNAP and WIC. We also operate a WIC program in Harlem. We participate in coalition-building, community planning and other activities to improve access to affordable, nutritious food in the communities we serve.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Mid-Hudson
Core Programs:
Primary care, nutrition counseling, benefits enrollment, WIC, community-based policy systems and environmental changes related to food access
Major Issues:
Health care access, chronic disease prevention, addressing the social determinants of health
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#healthequity
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#healthcare
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