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Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP®

Household Centered Care

Addressing the critical need for enhanced primary and preventive care services in NeighborhoodHELP® communities, the program has integrated health care services for household members. To overcome access barriers and to connect people to the health system, health care services are provided through mobile health centers at community sites; as needed, patients are referred to other community providers.

NeighborhoodHELP® has incorporated four mobile health centers that provide a broad range of integrated primary, preventive, and behavioral health services, chronic disease management for household members, and 3D screening mammograms and breast health navigation services.


The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) recognized HWCOM’s unique approach to medical education by selecting the college as a recipient of the 2016 ASPIRE-toExcellence Award in Social Accountability. AMEE is the leading international medical association for medical schools, and has 90 members on five continents.

Key Facts and Figures

July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017

  • Medical, nursing, social work, and law students in the Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP®) conducted 2,247 visits to 465 households with 1,343 members, providing a wide spectrum of health, social support, and legal services.
  • 790 patients received comprehensive, integrated primary and behavioral health care services at NeighborhoodHELP Mobile Health Centers during 3,673 visits, and 661 screening mammograms were provided through the Linda Fenner 3D Mobile Mammography Center.
  • For every $1 invested in NeighborhoodHELP®, $15.67 is generated within the Florida economy. (source: Tripp Umbach)