Location: 158 East 115th Street, New York, NY 10029
The Neighborhood Health Action Centers provide health and wellness services in Harlem, as part of New York City’s effort to promote health equity.
This room will provide a safe and comfortable space for mothers to breastfeed or nurse their babies. To learn more, drop in and speak with the Family Wellness Suite team at the Harlem Action Center.
The Center provides asthma counselors to help children aged 17 and younger who reside in East and Central Harlem and have poorly controlled asthma.
Anyone interested in becoming a SMART participant can contact Tara Pierce email@example.com to set up an intake interview.
We can refer you to services that will help you and your family avoid eviction, enroll in health insurance and find employment.
Pregnancy services include childbirth education and newborn care classes, parenting classes, infant massage, reproductive health workshops and referrals.
A monthly gathering from the comfort of your own home with peers to converse about various topics of interest.
A Community Resource for Health Information and Support.
Open to expecting moms and their support person. In this class you will learn about topics like colostrum, milk supply and breastfeeding positions. This class includes a prenatal yoga session, breastfeeding 101 informational material and a goodie bag.
A four-week series where caregivers are given the opportunity to explore and learn about their own emotions and try out strategies to reduce adult stress. Explore how to incorporate strategies to support our children in understanding their emotions and develop tools to regulate them.
This year PHS partners with NYC’s Civic Engagement Commission on Participatory Budgeting and will bring the People’s Money Idea Generation Sessions to East and Central Harlem. These workshops will have participants engage in activities to learn about the city budget, talk about their needs and priorities, and collectively discuss ideas that can evaluated and turned into projects to be voted on.
Ever wonder about NYC’s budget process, how you can get involved in decision making, and how to approach politicians? Come join us for a series of “Know Your Politicians: Civic Engagement and Raising Political Awareness” workshops.
GrowNYC P.S. 45 Farmstand
Buy products like fresh, locally-grown vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey and bread. Spend $2 in SNAP/EBT/P-EBT, get a bonus $2 in Health Bucks, up to $10 per day.
Insurance Enrollment Counselors
Get free signing up for low- or no-cost insurance. Services are provided in multiple languages and regardless of immigration status.
Crib and Car Seat Distribution
Families can get a car seat or safe sleep surface for their infant, if they need one.
Baby Café (Breastfeeding Support group)
This hybrid (in-person and virtual) support group is for people who are breastfeeding. Trained professionals will provide practical breastfeeding support, such as help with latching and breast milk supply, and answer questions.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Distribution
Adults (age 18 and up) who smoke or vape and want to quit or cut back can get:
Stop by the East Harlem Action Center during these times to speak with a member of the Action Center team:
PHS’ HHAP Virtual Walking Group
A weekly walk to get the heart rate up from the comfort of your own home.
PHS’ HHAP Development Walk Groups and Blood Pressure Screenings
A weekly walk to get your heart rate up and to socialize with other community members. An opportunity to have your Blood Pressure Checked weekly for free.
This class teaches movements and yoga poses to strengthen and tone the muscles and organs needed for labor and delivery and alleviate common discomforts of pregnancy.
Caregiver Hour: Baby Social Time
During the summer stay cool and mingle with other caregivers and use the space for your baby playdates. Program participants can use our play yards, baby bouncer, activity playmat and toys.