BOOM!Health is transforming lives in the Bronx and beyond
through health and wellness.
- We merged on August 14, 2013.
- We improved services for thousands.
- We saved the healthcare system millions.
- We transformed lives.
Original Missions. BOOM!
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A Grandchild's Love Quells the Demons of Addiction
For 17 unholy years, Mary Woods, 56, called the streets of Manhattan her home. Crack cocaine was her sustenance, prostitution her trade. That all changed in 2009, when an arrest for the criminal sale of a controlled substance put a more permanent roof above her head: that of a jail cell on Rikers Island.
The Momentum Project teams UP with BOOM!Health
Two local organizations have teamed up to help feed Bronx residents in need. The Momentum Project and BOOM!Health are working together to provide a number of social services through the Church of God of Prophecy in the South Bronx, which dishes out hundreds of lunches, dinners and food pantry bags every Monday and Wednesday.
Health Care & Pharmacy
Conditions & Chronic Illnesses
Health Coordination & Wellness Empowerment
LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets
"This life, it gets depressing," said Marks, a soft-spoken 19-year-old who goes by the name Diamond. In the last year, she had experienced periods of homelessness, sleeping at a park, friends' places and shelters after fighting with her mother over a number of issues, including her romantic interest in men and her gender identity.
Harm Reduction Services
& Reversal Trainings
Misery Did Not Work, but Vanity Saved Him
Alienation, he learned, did not amount to invisibility. His predilections and effeminate mannerisms caught the constant notice of classmates, and even relatives, who admonished him and called him names. "I was the clown,"he said. " 'John John's going to come over and make us laugh.' That was my role. Until I found drugs."
- Housing Court
- Family Court
- Supreme Court
- Public Assistance Hearings
- Fair Hearings
- Social Security Hearings
Assistance/HASA or SNAP Benefits
Since Oct. 2013
Data & Technology
Part-time to Full-time
Programs & Partnerships
Fight HIV/Hep C
- Women's Connect
- Hep C Center of Excellence
- Just Talk
- Evidence Based Intervention
- Catalyst Kitchen
- Ali Forney Center
- American Liver Foundation
- Bronx Health Advocacy Network
- Bronx Lebanon Hospital
- Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
- Community Care Management Partners
- Community Healthcare Network
- Drug Policy Alliance
- Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
- Hepatitis C Task Form
- Hetrick-Martin Institute
- Hunter College School of Nursing
- LGBTQ Bronx/Harlem Taskforce
- Queens Coordinated Care Partners
- Urban Health Plan
- VIP Community Services
Mayoral Exec Order to End Stop & Frisk
NYS & NYC Passage of 30% Rent Cap
- AIDS Institute Bronx Regional Faith Based Committee On Common Ground
- AIDS United Public Policy Committee
- Injection Drug Users Health Alliance
- Bronx Clergy Task Force
- New York City Clergy
- Roundtable Faith In New York
- Supportive Housing Network of New York
BOOM!HEALTH MOVING TO MELROSE
BOOM!Health, a Bronx-based organization that is dedicated in transforming lives through health and wellness has signed a 25 year lease (with an option to purchase), taking over Brook House Furniture in the Melrose neighborhood of the borough. Once the renovations are complete, the building will also house BOOM!Cafe.
Finance & Resource
- Gilead Foundation
- Fare Start
- New York Academy of Medicine
Bronx, NY 10458
Bronx, NY 10459
Bronx, NY 10451
Bronx, NY 10451
Coming in 2015
Board of Directors
Chief Program Officer
Edited by Robert Cordero & Maria Caban, PhD
Photography by Jose Figueroa
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