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Philly Loves Families resources

Check out the wide range of resources from the Philadelphia Health Department's Division of Maternal, Child, and Family Health.

Safe sleep

Learn how to put your baby to sleep safely. If you need a place for your baby to sleep, we can help get you a free Pack 'n Play.

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Breastfeeding & chestfeeding support

Questions about feeding your baby? Here are some tips to get you started and resources to support you.

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Mental & emotional support

Find resources for mental and emotional support during pregnancy and after childbirth.

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Philly Families CAN

Free, voluntary in-home support for families from pregnancy to 3 years old.

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Philly CAN

The Maternal and Infant Health Community Action Network (CAN) is a coalition focused on reducing infant mortality in Philadelphia.

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Pacify app

Pacify provides free, unlimited 24/7 infant feeding support. Philadelphia families get free access with code PHILLY.

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Doula Support Program

The Doula Support Program supports pregnant and postpartum parents, with a focus on those with a history of substance use disorder.

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Philadelphia Department of Public Health Healthy Start

PDPH Healthy Start helps pregnant women and their families plan and prepare to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

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The OVA

The OVA is a community action team created to implement and support innovative citywide interventions that specifically address the leading contributors to maternal mortality in Philadelphia.

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Other City of Philadelphia Resources

City of Philadelphia Food Distribution Sites

You can use the City’s free food locator to find free food and meals. The locator is available in six languages and you can search by address.

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The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

DBHIDS offers behavioral health care, intellectual disability supports, and early intervention services in one comprehensive integrated system.

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Healthy Minds Philly

A virtual resource designed to provide awareness and education on behavioral health issues and to offer helpful information, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Community Behavioral Health (CBH)

CBH is a managed care organization contracted by the Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) to manage the delivery of behavioral health services for Medicaid recipients.

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DBHIDS Addiction Services

This includes assessment, detoxification, inpatient rehabilitation, partial hospitalization, outpatient treatment, and more.

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Division of Intellectual disAbility Services (IDS)  

IDS offers quality supports and services so individuals will have choices in their lives, meaningful relationships, and participation in their community as valued citizens.

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Children and Youth Services

DBHIDS serves children with behavioral health challenges with the goal of working in partnership with parents to develop an individual treatment plan that delivers high-quality care for the child and a high level of support for the family.

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Smoke Free Philly

Helps people to quit smoking, provides treatment information, resources for loved ones, and more.

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Philly Powered

Promotes everyday physical activity particularly among adult men and women who are seeking to live healthier lives

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Food Fit Philly

Works to ensure that all Philadelphians have access to healthy and affordable food

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Injury Prevention Program

Works to reduce gun violence, promote safety, and address the factors that contribute to violence and injuries.

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Philadelphia Parks & Rec Activity Finder

If you want to find a park, playground, recreation center, or athletic field, you can use Philly Parks & Recreation Finder. The Finder app lets you search for a facility by name, ZIP code, or activity.

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A Running Start Health reports

A Running Start Health (2017)

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A Running Start Health (2018)

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A Running Start Health (2019)

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Philly CAN reports & infographics

All about Chronic Conditions (infographic)

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Let's Talk About Mental Health (infographic)

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Philadelphia Maternal and Infant Health Community Action Network Summary Report

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Racism, Race, and Culture (infographic)

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CHART and Calculations reports

Severe Maternal Morbidity in Philadelphia, 2011-2014

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Sleep-related Infant Deaths in Philadelphia

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Breastfeeding among mothers in Philadelphia

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Child Death Reviews

City of Philadelphia Child Death Review Report 2006-2008

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City of Philadelphia Child Death Review Report 2009-2010

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City of Philadelphia Child Death Review Report 2011-2017

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Surveillance Reports

Childhood Lead Poisoning Surveillance Report, 2016

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Surveillance Report, 2017

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Surveillance Report, 2018

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Growing Up Philly

Growing Up Philly

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Health of the City assessments

Health of the City, 2017

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Health of the City, 2018

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Health of the City, 2019

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Health of the City, 2020

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Health of the City, 2021

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Maternal Mortality Reviews

Maternal Mortality in Philadelphia, 2010-2012

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Improving outcomes: Maternal Mortality in Philadelphia

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