ABOUT

BPN’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of children, youth, individuals and parenting families, by facilitating access to culturally appropriate health and wellness information, services and other resources that optimize health. Our work enhances individual, family and community health, wellness and overall quality of life.

INFO

STREET ADDRESS

76 Nevins Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

WEBSITE ADDRESS

www.Bpnetwork.org

GENERAL PHONE NUMBER

718-240-9033

GENERAL EMAIL

[email protected]

CAN MEMBER CONTACT INFORMATION

Keri Ann Knight-Francis, [email protected], 718-762-7633, x135

SERVICES

Brooklyn Perinatal Network offers a variety of services to the community:

  • Health Insurance: provides assistance with applying for Medicaid and Pre-natal Care Assistance (PCAP).
  • Health Education: Provides education in the areas of environmental health, physical health, social health, emotional health, intellectual health, and spiritual health.
  • Case Management: Coordination of health care services appropriate to achieve the goal of medical rehabilitation.
  • Mental Health: Social Support and Pre-natal Depression Relief.
  • Immigration: Assist individuals with obtaining Green Cards, etc.
  • Job Training and Placement: Federal assistance programs to prepare youth and unskilled adults for entry into the labor force.
  • Locations of Medical Providers: Medicaid, Family Health Plus and Child Health Plus.
    Sister Friend Birthing Project

WORKSHOPS

  • Breastfeeding: the benefits and instruction on how to breastfeed. Domestic violence: how to recognize and prevent domestic violence.
  • Safe Sleep: Step-by-step instruction on how to put infants to sleep to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
  • Child Safety: Teaching personal safety to children and youths.
  • Nutrition: Eating healthy and obesity awareness.
  • Women’s Health: addresses the full range of physical, emotional and spiritual issues women face at all stages of life.