Tremont Neighborhood Health Action Center

Location: 1826 Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457

Email: BronxActionCenter@health.nyc.gov

Services and Activities Calendar

The Neighborhood Health Action Centers provide health and wellness services in Tremont, as part of New York City’s effort to promote health equity. The following services and activities are held virtually, in-person, or both. Most classes are in English, but if language services are needed, contact the center before the class. Click on any activity that interests you to learn more.

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Wednesdays

Thursdays


Action Center Resources

Referrals to Community Resources

For help getting referrals to neighborhood resources such as insurance enrollment and community resources, contact 718-508-0653 or rsmith18@health.nyc.gov.

Free Health Supplies

Pick up free KN95 masks, hand sanitizer and COVID-19 test kits. For more information, contact 646-941-9754 or lpaulino2@health.nyc.gov.

Meeting Space Available

To request to reserve the Tremont Action Center’s Multipurpose Room, please contact 646-939-0139 or rsierra@health.nyc.gov.

Family Wellness Suite

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.


Events

World AIDS Day: A Day of Remembrance

At this event, learn about inequalities holding back progress in ending AIDS and access to HIV services for key populations – men who have sex with men, transgender people, people who inject drugs, sex workers, incarcerated people and migrants and their partners.

  • Thursday, December 1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Location: 1826 Arthur Avenue - Multipurpose Room 134, Bronx
  • Theme: Equalize

Weekly Services and Activities

Crib and Car Seat Distribution

Families can get a car seat or safe sleep surface for their infant, if they need one.

  • Wednesdays, 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Car Seats: Must be at least 27 weeks pregnant
  • Safe Sleep Surface: For infants newborn to 6 months
  • To learn more about your eligibility for an appointment, call 718-508-0629.

Walk to the Park Group Activity

This local walk group aims to support physical activity among residents who live in the Bronx. Free Health Bucks will be provided to participants.

  • Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
  • Meeting location: Tremont Public Library, 1866 Washington Ave., Bronx
  • For more information email bronxactioncenter@health.nyc.gov
  • Baby Café (Breastfeeding Support Group)

    This 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 from participants. This month’s topics include:

    • December 1: Breastfeeding a late preterm newborn
    • December 8: Curious about prelactation - learn how!
    • December 15: Breastfeeding help from frends and family during the holidays
    • December 22: Oh Baby! Let's talk about your journey
    • Sessions in English are 11 a.m. to noon. Sessions in Spanish are 1 to 2 p.m.
    • To register, visit the Baby Café registration page.

    Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training

    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.


    Re-Imagining the Cross Bronx Expressway

    NYC and New York State are conducting a study about the Cross Bronx Expressway and its surrounding communities. This study will review the results of past transportation and health studies. It will also include surveying community residents and organizations for their ideas for the roadway.

    The results of this study will help determine changes to the Expressway.

    To learn more about this study, email CBX@planning.nyc.gov.


    Other Programs and Initiatives