A top priority for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is to support the region’s health and well-being. We believe that this is achieved by taking a comprehensive approach to health for each individual and communities that we serve. On the individual level, the prescription for achieving and maintaining health includes a lot: engaging in regular physical activity, maintaining proper hydration; eating nutritious meals that are appropriate for you, reducing stress, getting...
Category: Nutrition Education Health
DC Healthy Start is a federally funded program for the residents of the District of Columbia that provides support and referrals for services and resources for all women, parents and infants up to 2 years of age. The program aims to improve birth outcomes for infants and women of child bearing age. You can receive the following services through DC Healthy Start: - Care Coordination/Case Management Services - Reproductive Life Planning - Health Education - Health and Wellness...
899 N Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US (202) 442-5955
899 North Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US 202-442-5955, 202-442-4795
Category: Understand Mental Health Mental Health Evaluation One-on-One Support Health Education Family Planning Home Visiting Navigating the System Pregnancy Tests Parenting Education Health Care Disability Screening Education
Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Parents Pregnant Age Group Families With Children Health Conditions Household Role Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Teens (13-19) Adults (31-54)
Diabetes Prevention Program is for those who are pre-diabetic. It is a year-long programs with 25 support classroom sessions. Participants learn about healthy eating and increasing physical activity to reduce risk of diabetes. We accept private insurance. How the program works? The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is part of CDC led National Diabetes Prevention Program. It gets to the root of the diabetes epidemic by helping those at high risk of developing the disease make...
Category: Health Education Health
Eligibility: Health Conditions
Even at the very beginning of a pregnancy, your baby is developing fast, so it’s important to find out early on if you’re pregnant. Women can obtain a free pregnancy test by calling 1-800-MOM-BABY (1-800-666-2229) to find a location near them. Both men and women can receive free condoms and family planning counseling and referral by calling 1-800-666-2229. For information call 1-800-MOM-BABY (1-800-666-2229). Prospective and eligible parenting women and men also have an...
Category: Family Planning Birth Control Pregnancy Tests
Eligibility: Pregnant Health Conditions
COUNSELING, TREATMENT, REFERRAL AND LINKAGE Counseling, Treatment, Referral, LinkageThe Counseling, Treatment, Referral and Linkage (CTRL) program provides testing for HIV, STI, and pregnancy, risk reduction counseling, pregnancy options counseling, and support to ensure linkages to health care and social services. All services are provided free of charge to youth ages 11 to 24 years old. Youth of all gender and sexual identities are welcomed and encouraged to participate in CTRL...
1419 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 319-2225, (202) 462-5696
Category: Sex Education Education
Eligibility: Latinx Race/Ethnicity
The Health and Wellness Center offers easy and affordable sexual health care with bilingual staff, a convenient location, and same-day appointments. Our caring professionals offer expert services, including: - Health screenings - HIV and STD prevention resources - STD Testing and Treatment - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) - Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Tuberculosis Screenings and Services - Hepatitis care - Sexual health counseling and education - Sexual Health and...
77 P St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US
Category: Health Education Disease Screening Medical Care Family Planning Checkup & Test Sex Education Prevent & Treat Health Education
Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Geography Age Group Medicaid Recipient DC Resident Teens (13-19) Seniors (55+) Insurance Medicare Recipient Adults (31-54)
WIC is a program that provides the following services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to age 5: Nutrition counseling and education Breastfeeding resources and support Nutrient-rich foods (Foods provided by the program supply calcium, protein, iron, and Vitamins A, D, and C.) Immunization assessment and screening Referrals to health and social service providers For women and children over 1-year-old, WIC also provides fresh fruits and vegetables (May...
Category: Nutrition Education Disease Screening Government Food Benefits Checkup & Test Navigating the System Parenting Education Vaccinations Health Care Money Education
Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Pregnant Geography Citizenship Age Group Low-income DC Resident Health Conditions Household Role Women/Girls Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Teens (13-19) Undocumented Adults (31-54) Gender Mothers Young Children (3-5) Families Income