Congressman Jim McGovern visits the Institute’s 17th Street Health Center to Discuss Solutions to Food Insecurity
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Congressman Jim McGovern visits the Institute’s 17th Street Health Center to Discuss Solutions to Food Insecurity

August 31, 2021

Rep. Jim McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, visited The Institute for Family Health at 17th Street  to meet with Institute staff, including Michaela Frazier, Vice President for Social Support Services, Haileigh Nelson,...

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“What is a care navigator?” A Q&A with Katie Bierlein

“What is a care navigator?” A Q&A with Katie Bierlein

May 28, 2021

Have you ever been referred to a care navigator? Their job is to help patients find the care resources they need to manage certain medical and/or behavioral health conditions. Katie Bierlein, one of the...

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NY State Senator Luis Sepúlveda Visits New School Based Health Center in the Bronx

October 9, 2019

On October 8, 2019, the Institute staff was pleased to welcome NY State Senator Luis Sepúlveda to our newest school based health center at the James M. Kieran School (JHS 123) in the Soundview...

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Care Management Partners of Ulster County Launches New Website

September 24, 2019

We’re excited to announce the launch of CMPUlster.com! The Institute is one of nine agencies who are part of Care Management Partners of Ulster County, a free program that makes sure you get the...

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Institute Hosts Press Conference for Manhattan District Attorney to Announce “Redefining Reentry” Initiative

April 9, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $7.2 million to expand healthcare, education, housing, and employment opportunities for New Yorkers reentering their communities from jail or prison. The Manhattan...

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Preventing Child Abuse in Ulster County: Q&A with a Family Support Worker

April 27, 2017

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and to highlight the role the Institute plays in supporting families and strengthening our communities, we spoke with Nora Engelhard, a Family Support Worker at our Ulster...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #5

March 24, 2017

Reason #5: Mental Health & Substance Use Treatment as an Essential Benefit Historically, mental health services have not been valued in the same way that medical and surgical services are. The Affordable Care Act...

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A hot meal and a free haircut

February 21, 2017

  Last month we teamed up with the owners of Queens-based barbershop, Corona Barbershop Plus, to offer free haircuts to our homeless patients. The Institute operates a health center alongside the soup kitchen in...

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Learning the Importance of Empathy in Healthcare

January 6, 2017

When I started my job last Fall as a Homeless Care Manager with the Community Health Practicum Program, I honestly did not know what to expect. On my first day at a homeless care...

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“Socks & Roll” – Making an Impact on the City’s Homeless

December 15, 2016

Dr. Nikki Neretin, our medical director for homeless services, wrote this message to students, faculty and staff of Columbia Teachers College, after their generous donation of socks to her homeless patients. To read more sock...

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