Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania (HPC) is a non-profit corporation organized in 1981. HPC's mission is to promote health and prevent and manage chronic diseases, especially among vulnerable populations, through community-based outreach, education and advocacy. Its unique programs advocating positive health behaviors, together with its innovative work with minority groups have advanced the field of health promotion in Southeastern Pennsylvania and across the nation.
As part of its mission to promote health and provide outreach and education, Health Promotion Council conducts family support and healthy parenting education programs. These include Health Intervention Program and Focus on Families, formerly available through Resources for Children's Health.
HPC has a diverse, multi-cultural, multi-lingual staff and fulfills its mission through programs in 4 major areas.
- Chronic Disease Risk Reduction
- Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
- Community and Capacity Building
- Professional Education and Consulting
In 1999, HPC became an affiliate of the Public Health Management Corporation, a leading non-profit public health organization in Philadelphia.
Health Promotion Council
Centre Square East
1500 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Vanessa Briggs, MBA, RD, LDN
To learn more about HPC, visit our website at http://www.hpcpa.org/