NHC Philadelphia members are serving communties throughout the city of Philadelphia. Member service focuses primarily on education about and access to health and social services within community-based health care organizations.
City of Brotherly Love
"Philly" is home to 1.5 million residents, fabulous and fiesty sports teams and fans, the Liberty Bell, the soft-pretzel and famous cheesesteaks and hoagies. The history and character of our landmarks and people make this city an exciting place to live, serve and have fun!
Through the development and implementation of exemplary community health, public health, and educational programs, the La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center supports and enhances the... Read More
“Although living on the AmeriCorps stipend has its challenges, the resources provided to us in the National Health Corps not only helps us thrive on a small budget but also prepares us to make a difference in the community around us.”
“Over the last four months, I have learned that the Philadelphia jails demand a great deal of patience from those within. Official visitors wait for clients to arrive in pre-designated rooms, loved-ones wait in crowded ques, inmates wait out sentences and time between hearings, and correctional staff wait for shift change while performing their duties.”