Families in Good Health
Families in Good health (FIGH) is a multilingual, multicultural health and social education program for the Southeast Asian, Latino, and other communities in Long Beach. FIGH's mission is to help the community make informed choices and to access needed health and social resources. Some of the programs are:
EM3 Program: Educated Men with Meaningful Messages (EM3) works to reduce teenage pregnancy by involving young Southeast Asian, men in health education, training, outreach, and advocacy among their peers and community.
Medical Benefits Program: The Medical Benefits Program informs the Long Beach community of Healthy Families and MediCal benefits, eligibility, and services, and works to increase access to health care within Long Beach ethnic communities.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Research and Outreach: This collaborative project works with nine Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups. Program activities include outreach and education on early screening and patient navigation.
More Families in Good Health Programs:
- Best Babies Collaborative
- Cultural Healing Team
- The First Five (Educating Providers, Supporting Children)
- Healthy Aging for Pacific Asian Services (HAPAS)
- Kellee Murchison-Bennett Love Your Heart Program
- Women's Get Healthy, Stay Healthy
- Young Women's Movement for Vision and Purpose (MVP)
For more information, please call (562) 491-9100.