Community Oral Health Initiative

Our Community Oral Health Initiative (COHI) is a fully mobile dentist’s office! We make it easy for children to access quality dental care through our partnership with schools and early childhood education centers within the community. Operating 234 days in the last year, the Care Mobile partnered with 54 sites that included District, Charter, and Parochial schools, foster care centers, and Head Start schools. During the summer months, we served family shelters, summer camps, child care...Read more...

Community Oral Health Initiative

SCFC’s Community Oral Health Initiative improves the oral health of children and families in North Philadelphia through community awareness and partnerships, education, early intervention and treatment. The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, a major program component, is equipped with dental operatories, an instrument processing center and office space. It visits patients at Head Start facilities, early childhood centers, elementary schools and summer camps.  New and continuing care patients get a...Read more...

Farm to Families

Farm to Families works with community-based organizations to address availability and affordability of fresh food in North Philadelphia by: Facilitating the purchase, packaging, and distribution of fresh, affordable weekly boxes of produce along with meat and eggs from local farmers. Providing food and nutrition education, including food budgeting and shopping tips, basic food preparation and cooking skills, and demonstrations and taste tests, aligned with the weekly boxes. Leading policy...Read more...