Methodist College Mobile Clinic Visits Families in Action Site

Families in Action was pleased to host Methodist College Mobile Clinic and nursing students last month at our 32 and K site.  The eight nursing students, accompanied by Nursing Professors, provided blood sugar screenings, height and weight measurements, bmi, and blood pressure checks.  FIA’s literacy students, along with our Families in Action participants and staff, […]

Families in Action Receives Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Grant

FIA is delighted to share that Families in Action via Interfaith Health Service received a grant again this year (2017-2018) to address Childhood Obesity with our partner, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. According to the 2012 Community Health Needs Assessment, co-sponsored by Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, childhood obesity ranked as the number one concern […]

Families in Action Recognized Nationally

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognized Families in Action with a National Award for Innovation in Health Prevention and Promotion. Families in Action is honored to receive this award and inspired to continue working in the community.  

Latinas in Action Micro Business Begins!

Interfaith Health Services, through Latinas in Action, launched a hands-on micro-business and sewing program. It is rare that a project of this nature succeeds from the beginning, and we believe our demonstrated ability to listen to participants highlights the trust we have built up in the community over the years. Our track record demonstrates commitment […]

Spotlight on Latinas in Action

Spotlight on a Participant This month marks the beginning of a semi-regular feature. FIA plans to try and interview an FIA participant each month. One of our program directors, instructors, youth club (Amigos in Action) participants or one of our regular educational participants will be featured with permission. Vanessa, one of our Amigos in Action youth group […]

Children and Art

The children of our Families in Action Participants, take part in a new Wednesday evening art class through Arts for All. We welcome the collaborative new partnership and talented Artist and Instructora, Maria.