June 3, 2020 – Community of Hope is outraged and sick with sorrow about the murder of George Floyd last week, along with other continued attacks on people of color – especially African-Americans – by police and white people.
COH IN THE NEWS
Melissa Esposito walked two miles in the snow to get to her third prenatal appointment. It had been so hard to get a time with the doctor, she was scared to reschedule.
Danielle Lloyd endured pregnancy in the food and maternal care desert that is Southeast D.C. She worried about the 40-minute drive from her home to the hospital.
It’s a Wednesday morning at the Family Health and Birth Center (FHBC), a prenatal clinic and birth center housed within a larger federally qualified health center called Community of Hope.
Community of Hope, a D.C. nonprofit devoted to serving the homeless, has reopened the Marie Reed Health Center in Adams Morgan after almost two years of renovations. The changes include a redesigned interior and exterior and an expanded capacity to see patients. Fifty patients visited the clinic April 9, its first day open to the public.
It’s not easy to remain optimistic about healthcare in D.C.’s Ward 8, which has some of the highest disparities of health outcomes in the Metropolitan area, but a non-profit is working to change that.
Community of Hope is a place where residents can feel they can belong, and where they can get access to quality healthcare for the entire family.
AmeriHealth Caritas Invests $150K in Housing and Support Services in 2nd Phase of Its $250K Investment Commitment to Improve Health Outcomes
Six District-based organizations receive funding to combat housing insecurity and homelessness
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