Public Health Solutions’ CoMadres program works to support women and their families – before, during, and after pregnancy. CoMadres’ Community Health Workers (CHWs) provide individual education as well as many workshops such as Hola Bebe and Circulo de Mamas group health education for pregnant and postpartum women. CHWs provide education and advocacy on reproductive justice and your rights, health education during home visiting, and connection to many different community resources.
CoMadres serves families in Corona, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and Long Island City in Queens.
103-24 Roosevelt Avenue
Corona, NY 11368
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Georgina Acevedo was living in Queens with her husband, Bernaved, and their two children, Tony and Valerie. In March 2020, when COVID-19 struck, thousands of New Yorkers, including Bernaved, lost their lives. As COVID-19 continued to rage through the city, another hardship came Georgina’s way – she lost her job. When all hope seemed lost, she found out that was expecting her third child. “I was sent a miracle of love,” Georgina recalled.