The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of low-income or vulnerable families and individuals in Southeastern Massachusetts.
Who we are:
Health Imperatives is a non-profit community based agency that provides vital health and human services to nearly 30,000 families and individuals each year from communities stretching from Quincy to Nantucket.
Health Imperatives promotes healthy, safe, and vibrant families and communities. We support families and individuals who are struggling to cope with the devastating effects of poverty and violence, individuals who are worried about their health and safety, and parents who may be unprepared for the challenges of raising young children. Our health, nutrition, and counseling programs provide help, hope, and opportunity to local families and individuals.
Our Health Intervention and Prevention services include:
Sexual & Reproductive Health Services
Brockton Adolescent Sexuality Education Program
Plymouth AIDS Support Services
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program
Support for Adjudicated Youth
LGBTQ Support, including BrAGLY
Our Violence Intervention and Prevention services include: