About Women-In-Need - Sunset Park Health Council, Inc
Health and well-being are all vital to a mom's ability to take and sustain control over her family's life as well as her own confidence and general well-being. Homeless moms and their children are more likely to be in poor health because of their situation and lack of access to primary care. At Win, Moms are counseled on how to identify their own and their children's medical needs, and to understand the importance of wellness such as annual exams and dental care. Issues such as mental health, domestic violence, substance abuse, healthy nutrition and healthy self-image, exercise, and hygiene are tackled through outside referrals and on-site workshops. In the Bronx, Win operates a NYS OASAS-licensed Women's Center for Substance Abuse and Wellness. This unique outpatient program is holistically designed to meet the needs of women and offers on-site childcare.