Safe and Healthy Homes

The purpose of the SHHP is to provide education and interventions to promote healthy homes and prevent injuries. The program conducts comprehensive home assessments to provide education, resource and interventions to prevent safety problems and injuries before negative outcomes occur. Assessments focus on the 7 principles of a healthy home to keep it dry, clean, pest free, safe, ventilated, poison free and maintained.

Requirements and Eligibility:

• Available to Homeowners and renters
• Homes with family members under 22 years of age and/or with a pregnant woman
• Meet income eligibility: Households with active enrollment in WIC, LIHEAP, Medicaid,
    Free or reduced school lunch, Nurse Family Partnership, Cash Assistance, Weatherization
    or under 300% of the federal poverty guidelines. Verification of participation or income
    is required.
• The households primary residents must also include at least one of the following
    (*highest priority):
* Family member with asthma (child)
* Pregnant Women
* a child at risk for lead exposure (homes pre 1978 with peeling or chipping paint)
  Safety hazards (fall, fire, and poisoning hazards)
  Child with special healthcare needs (even if over 300% of income limit) 
  Program is extended to homes where a child (under 22) spends a significant amount of time
  but may not physically live there.

You may complete the referral and send to: Janine Lee by fax at 610-521-8928 or email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or you may call 610-521-8770 x 100 to complete this referral over the phone.

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