We Are In The Community

April 11, 2019

Resources You Can Use

Mental health. Vaccinations. Understanding health insurance.
HEP has a range of popular resources on our website that you can read and download.

Wish to attend a healthcare event in your area?
Email us at info@hepnewyork.org.

Upcoming Community Events


‘Hot Topics in Healthcare’ discussion forum for senior citizens.
April 30, 2019, 11:30 a.m.  Brighton Towers Community Room. For more information, email LaToya Jones, LaToya.Jones@1199funds.org.


Buffalo Public Schools Third Annual Parent and Family Engagement Summit.
May 4, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. At All High Stadium. For more information, email Asim Johnson,  asim.johnson@1199funds.org.

Long Island:

Stand up to Poverty Community Health Fair. April 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At First Baptist Church, Northville Turnpike, Riverhead, NY

Suffolk County Human Rights Commission Health Symposium Health Equity. April 17, 2019,  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. At Touro Law School, Central Islip, NY.  For more information, email Luis.Valenzuela@1199funds.org.

Brooklyn, NYC: 

Shape-up Bushwick. June 6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  At Irving Square Park between Knickerbocker Avenue and Weirfield. For more information, email Jennifer Clarke-Craig, Jennifer.Clarke-Craig@1199funds.org.

Staten Island, NYC:

Women’s Empowerment Tea Forum.  May 4, August 3, October 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. At Central Family Life Center, 59 Wright St, Staten Island, NY, 10304. For more information, email Jenny Palaguachi, Jenny.Palaguachi@1199funds.org.

South-East Queens, NYC:

Weight Loss Transformation Fitness Challenge, in partnership with Senator Leroy Comrie. April 13 and April 27, 2:30 p.m., and awards ceremony on May 18, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  At Queens Library, 218-13 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights. For more information, email Marcelle Dinnall at Marcelle.Dinnall@1199funds.org.

North-West Queens, NYC:

Summer Resource Parent Fair. April 11, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  At PS/ IS 102, 55-24 Van Horn Street, Elmhurst, NY 11373. For more information contact Claudia Rendon, CRendon@Schools.NYC.gov;  (718) 446 3308.

Annual Family Wellness Festival, NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm, May 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m.  to 2:00 p.m. At P.S. 227 Louis Armstrong School, 32-02 Junction Boulevard, East Elmhurst, NY 11369. For more information, email Cruz S. Torres Cano, Susana.TorresCano@1199funds.org.