Homeless Health Initiative

CHOP's Homeless Health Initiative (HHI) provides free health services to women and children living in local emergency housing shelters. Dedicated volunteers from the HHI offer high-quality medical and dental care, health education, and more to shelter residents in the Philadelphia area.

Volunteer Opportunities

Homeless Health Initiative relies on the commitment and enthusiasm of our volunteers to keep our community programs running. Learn how you can get involved.

Our Team

Through the Homeless Health Initiative, dedicated volunteers — including doctors, nurses, dentists, social workers and students — provide families experiencing homelessness with important healthcare services, including primary care and specialty care.


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