HISPANIC FAMILY CENTER TO HOLD ITS ANNUAL FALL COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR IN WOODBURY
Camden, NJ (October 20, 2018) – On October 20, 2018, the Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc. (HFC) will host its annual fall Community Health Fair from 1:00 pm- 5:00pm. The free community event will be held outside of the Evergreen Family Success Center at 21 Delaware Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096. For more than 40 years HFC has provided support to strengthen families, including but not limited to prevention and health education services. The health fair, a family friendly event, attracts many Gloucester County residents each year.
The goal of the Health Fair is to promote health awareness among individuals, as well as to encourage them to assume responsibility for their own health. We will bring together health professionals that serve Gloucester County residents for the purpose of educating individuals and families about health, prevention and existing local resources.
The Health Fair will provide families from the community with education, health-related information, free health testing opportunities, and a chance for families to discover services within the community that can help them lead healthier lives. In addition, the event will feature free food, a kid’s corner, music, and raffles.
The Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey is a multiservice organization with locations in Camden and Gloucester Counties. Dedicated to providing the community with a broad range of culturally relevant social services and advocacy programs that promote and encourage empowerment and self-sufficiency.
HFC offers more than 20 diverse programs including: workforce development services; ESL/Civics; health education and prevention services; family strengthening initiatives; mental health and substance use disorder treatment; and energy assistance. Each year Hispanic Family Center serves nearly 10,000 individuals and families.