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Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative

Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC) is an initiative for changing systems to improve birth outcomes and lead to healthier communities. Our Westchester and Rockland based program is known in the community as It’s About You!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is It’s About You for?

It’s About You! is for women and their families who desire to live a healthy lifestyle. Focusing on improving the health of men and women in the communities, whether they are expecting a child or not,  leads to healthier neighborhoods.

What can It’s About You do for my family?

The It’s About You program helps you steer your life in the direction of your choice. Individuals are self-empowered to take control of their health, mind, body and environment.

How does It’s About You work?

Services are voluntary and provided at no cost by skilled Community Health Workers, trusted members of the community, who are committed to supporting you in achieving your personal goals. The primary goal of this partnership is to provide you and your family with support and resources connected to health care services, family planning benefits, and community services that help stabilize families.

What types of services do you provide?

Services include connecting you and your family to health insurance; family planning benefits; securing a medical home for you, your child or family where you can receive healthcare services inclusive of mental and dental health; in-home services (home visits); access to educational and vocational training; financial literacy support (budgeting and saving); and community services that support safe and healthy personal relationships.

Locations & Feeds

Westchester County

22 Saw Mill River Road, Suite 300, Mailbox # 19 Hawthorne, NY 10532

Rockland County

1 Hillcrest Center Drive – Suite 214 Spring Valley, NY 10977

No Feeds Available

Our Team

Cara Stanley

MICHC Coordinator

Bianca Zayas

Community Health Liaison

Leslie Guala

Community Health Worker

Mirlene Millien

Community Health Worker

Enjoli Pennamon

Community Health Worker, Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center

Sandra Bueno

Community Health Worker, Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center

Tameka Johnson

Community Health Worker, Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center

MICHC funded partners

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The Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network (LHVPN) Mobilizes the community, to eliminate disparities, and improve the health of women, children and families in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley, which includes Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland & Westchester counties.

Contact Us

22 Saw Mill River Rd, Suite 300, Mailbox # 19, Hawthorne, NY 10532, United States

Phone: +1 914-922-2240

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