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  • SAT
    4
    Enrollment Assistance at Just Harvest

    Saturday Mar 4
    10 am - 2 pm

    Just Harvest

    Meet one-on-one with a licensed healthcare Navigator from Consumer Health Coalition at Just Harvest's VITA Site on the South Side of Pittsburgh.

    We can help you enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, or the Children's Health Insurance Program.

    Come to Just Harvest's office at 16 Terminal Way, Pittsburgh 15219 and follow the signs for VITA.

    Appointments Requested. Drop-ins welcome.
    Call Kayla to reserve your spot: 412-456-1877 x202

    Navigators can assist with any questions related to health coverage. If you would like to complete a health coverage application, please bring the following information:

    - Your email address and password, if you have email

    - Name, date of birth, and Social Security Number for everyone applying

    - Proof of ID such as driver's license if you have one

    - Proof of income for all household members, such as paystubs from last 30 days

    - A list of any doctors or medications you would like the health plan to cover

    - Immigration documents such as green card for anyone applying for coverage who is not a U.S. citizen

  • SUN
    12
    Daylight Saving (Start)
  • TUE
    14
    Produce to People: Allegheny Valley

    Tuesday Mar 14
    5 pm - 7 pm

    A certified Navigator will be on-site to answer your health insurance questions.

    Produce to People is a project of the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. Regional food distribution sites provide fresh produce to low-income families and seniors. For more information and to see if you qualify, click here.

  • WED
    15
    Health Committee for People with Disabilities

    Wednesday Mar 15
    4 pm - 5:30 pm

    Western PA School for Blind Children

    ALL ARE WELCOME! 

    HCPD meets on the third Wednesday of every month from
    4 pm – 5:30 pm
    Western PA School for Blind Children
    201 N. Bellefield Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Oakland Neighborhood)

    (Note the new space and a meeting time.)

    Same consumer-lead, constant, creative advocacy. Just a different meeting space.

    The Health Committee for People with Disabilities (HCPD) is a consumer-led, cross-disabilities (physical, mental, sensory, developmental, cross) group of advocates doing both self and systemic advocacy. 

    We believe a healthy community is all of us and are actively involved in building a community where there is room, resources and respect for all to fully participate, build, bear and be.


  • WED
    15
    West Penn Wellness Fair: Midlife

    Wednesday Mar 15
    4 pm - 7 pm

    Bloomfield Garfield Corp Activity Center

    Learn about breast health, identifying risk factors for breast cancer, and how to get help in the Pittsburgh area.

    For info about our breast health education, contact Katie: 412-456-1877 x207.

  • THU
    16
    Beaver County Human Services Forum

    Thursday Mar 16
    12 pm - 1 pm

    Mental Health Association in Beaver County

    This is a closed meeting for providers serving consumers in Beaver County.

    CHC's Beaver Co. outreach representative, Cassie, will be in attendance. Please contact her with any questions at 412-456-1877 x212.

  • FRI
    17
    St. Patrick's Day
  • FRI
    17
    Produce to People: Aliquippa

    Friday Mar 17
    10 am - 12 pm

    A certified Navigator will be on-site to answer your health insurance questions.

    Produce to People is a project of the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. Regional food distribution sites provide fresh produce to low-income families and seniors. For more information and to see if you qualify, click here.

  • SAT
    18
    “March DaDness” Basketball Tournament

    Saturday Mar 18
    11:45 am - 1:45 pm

    Join eBot at the Ninth Annual “March DaDness” Basketball Tournament!

    Presented by Pittsburgh Public Schools Early Childhood Education Programs
    Male/Fatherhood Involvement Committee

    Saturday, March 18, 2017
    Obama High School Gymnasium (East liberty)
    515 N. Highland Ave
    Pittsburgh, Pa 15206
    Doors open at 11:45am - Tip off is at 12:45pm  

    Fun filled activities for the entire family.

    For more information please call Renee Wilson at 412.529.2337 or email cwilson2@pghboe.net

  • TUE
    21
    The Art of Living Together Photo Voice Exhibit

    Tuesday Mar 21
    6 pm - 8 pm

    Tri-county Photo Voice Exhibit

    Bending the Arc Award
    Be wow-ed by the photos! Caught by the narratives! Inspired to take action and advocate with us! Join us for a photo voice show and reception.

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    6:00—8:00 pm
    East Liberty Branch
    Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh:
    130 S. Whitfield Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206

  • THU
    23
    Clairton Library Breast Health Presentation

    Thursday Mar 23
    2 pm - 3 pm

    Clairton Public Library

    Learn about breast and cervical health, identifying risk factors for breast and cancer cancer, things you can do to stay healthy, and resources to help you pay for screening and testing.

    For more information about the Consumer Health Coaliton's breast health awarenss project or about the presentation please contact Katie at 412-456-1877 x207.

  • THU
    23
    Warning: Harmful for Health! Stigma and Stereotypes Blocking Us from Seeking Care.

    Thursday Mar 23
    4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

    Beth El Congregation

    CHC's Rev. Sally Jo Snyder will be giving a presentation at Rep Miller's Disability & Mental Health Summit together with Allegheny Family Network.

    They will share poignant monologues sharing the personal sting of stigma associated with mental illness that led to isolation, silence, and shame.

    Takes place on March 23 at 4:15pm.

  • THU
    23
    Washington County Advocates Meeting

    Thursday Mar 23
    6 pm - 8 pm

    Chartiers Township Municipal Building

    'It's My Life' --- Washington County Advocates meeting with Senator Bartolotta and Representative Neumann

     

    ALL ARE WELCOME! 

    The Washington County Health Committee for People with Disabilities meets on the fourth Thursday of every month
    6 pm – 8 pm
    Located at the Chartiers Township Municipal Building  
    (2 Buccaneer Drive, Washington PA 15342).  

    The Health Committee for People with Disabilities (HCPD) is a consumer-led, cross-disabilities (physical, mental, sensory, developmental, cross) group of advocates doing both self and systemic advocacy. 

    We believe a healthy community is all of us and are actively involved in building a community where there is room, resources and respect for all to fully participate, build, bear and be.

Contact the CHC Help Line at 412-456-1877 for more information.
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