Dominican Sisters Family Health Service spearheads a diverse range of life-changing charitable programs, rooted in Catholic traditions, that support children and families in under served communities.
- Health Home Program
The Health Home Program is a Medicaid reimbursable program that offers a comprehensive care management model. This model allows all of a patient’s caregivers to communicate with one another so that all of his/her needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner. Services provided include medical care coordination for individuals who have chronic illnesses. Currently, these services are offered in coordination with Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.
- Ryan White Part D Funding
The Ryan White Part D Funding offers medical and supportive services to HIV positive women, children, infants, youth, and their affected family members.
- HIV and Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing
Our HIV and Hepatitis C Rapid Counseling and Testing programs are provided on site, in our South Bronx location and at local community-based organizations.
- Family Life Program
The Family Life Program works intensely with families at risk for child abuse and neglect to prevent placement outside of the home. The program is funded through the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS). Services provided include intense case management, supportive counseling, advocacy, as well as anger management and parenting workshops.
- Community Walk-In Center for Health & Wellness
Our Community Walk-In Center for Health & Wellness provides a wide range of social services, helping clients with health assessments and HIV Counseling and Testing, government assistance, and a wide range of services and referrals with partner agencies in the South Bronx community.
- Helping Hands Program
This program is designed to meet the needs of the elderly or disabled of any age living in the townships of Riverhead and Southampton. Homeworkers provide non-medical services, including: light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, and friendly visiting. These charitable services enable residents to live independently in their own homes. A cost share for this program’s services is based on a sliding income scale. There is no charge for those who meet the charitable eligibility criteria.
- Expanded In-Home Services Program for the Elderly (EISEP)
Funded by the Suffolk County Office for Aging, this program is administered by DSFHS to provide non-medical support services for residents of Southampton who are 60 years of age or older. The program provides services for seniors who need assistance with cleaning, shopping, laundry, errands, and friendly visiting.