Dae Hyun & Minjung
"Raising a toddler withouth health insurance is impossible even to think of. Although we expereience fewer difficulties in communicating in English than before, we still find services and programs provided by Hanul are essential to all ages of non-native English-speaking immigrants."
Sustaining physically and mentally healthy community by providing linkage to affordable and accessible healthcare resources and services
CHRONIC ILLINESS PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT CLASSES
Taking Charge of Your Health funded by AgeOtions is designed to provide opportunities for older adults to learn about how to take care of their health. This 6 week long support group teach participants about how to and what to ask questions about their health when they see a doctor, and how to deal with chronic pain in their everyday life. In addition, participants receive social and emotional peer support and have a chance to share their coping skills through the project.
HEALTH SEMINAR AND SCREENING
HFA provides health seminars and screenings in order to promote wellness of the medically disadvantaged in Chicago. Working in partnership with state and local health organizations and professionals, HFA educates youth, adults and seniors on public health issues such as cancer, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, hypertension, substance abuse and mental issues in a culturally and linguistically appropriate way.
Every year Hanul provides free flu and pneumonia vaccines for Koreans and its neighboring residents. HFA has also collaborated with Asian Health Coalition to provide free Hepatitis immunization.
STATE INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
HFA serves pregnant women, children and their parents by linking them to Illinois’ health care programs; Moms & Babies, All Kids, and Family Care, which provide comprehensive and affordable health care coverage for the under- or uninsured children and their parents. Application and primary care doctor selection assistance are provided at both Chicago and Suburbs Office.
RESOURCES AND REFERRAL
HFA offers resources and referral services regarding health care services and programs available in the community. Those who do not know what to do and where to go for affordable health care services and assistance will receive information and be referred to appropriate service providers.
RESEARCH ON COMMUNITY HEALTH
Hanul is dedicated to perform evidence-based practices by constantly generating valid and reliable data through rigorous research studies. Current studies include Healthier Minds for Koreans and Lessons to be learned to move forward.