Programs and Accomplishments
WOFAH offers women several ongoing programs and services in support of its mission:
• Self-help groups: Free monthly support group meetings offer information, peer support, encouragement and renewal through presentations by survivors. Monthly Philadelphia meetings are held at Canaan Baptist Church (5430 Pulaski Ave.), Center in the Park (5818 Germantown Ave.), Jones Memorial Baptist Church (20th and Dauphin St.), and Living Water Community Center (7501 Brookhaven Rd).
• Community Outreach and Education: Presentations and information presented at health fairs, community events, schools, senior centers and churches, as well as literature sent monthly.
• Support Services: Encouragement, information and assistance in the form of phone calls, hospital visits, home visits, cards, flowers and small gifts to women diagnosed with breast cancer.
• Special Events: WOFAH hosts an annual conference – Celebration of Life: Sisters Surviving Breast Cancer. Through focus groups, seminars, and panel discussions, this event unites breast cancer survivors, health care professionals, politicians, community activists, and others to discuss breast health.