Henry J. Austin Health Center Welcomes CenteringParenting Program to the Warren Location

CenteringParenting offers group based sessions to new parents which provides them with better care, better health outcomes and reduced healthcare costs.

Online PR News – 07-January-2020 – Trenton, NJ – Henry J. Austin Health Center announces new CenteringParenting program for new parents of the greater Trenton community. CenteringParenting is a model of the Centering Healthcare Institute (CHI) that combines one-on-one child health assessment, interactive learning and community building in a postnatal group setting. CenteringParenting provides a wealth of benefits for both the children and parents. Some benefits include higher well-child visits, higher immunization rates, extended breastfeeding, greater self-confidence and care and more time with the child’s care provider. The new program at Henry J. Austin Health Center was generously funded by The Burke Foundation, The Nicholson Foundation and The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation. Henry J. Austin Health Center will be holding a kick-off event to launch the new CenteringParenting program and would be honored for the Trenton community and local government officials to attend. The kickoff event will include a presentation of the CenteringParenting model, the vision for the new program at Henry J. Austin Health Center, a tour of the new CenteringParenting space and light refreshments and hors devours.
WHO: Trenton Community
WHAT: CenteringParenting Program Kick-Off WHEN: January 23, 2020 from 12 to 4 PM
WHERE: 321 N Warren Street, Trenton, NJ 08618
If you are interested in attending our kickoff event or would like more information about CenteringParenting please contact our Temporary Media & Communications Specialist, Jen Yaeger at jennifer.yaeger@henryjaustin.org.
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About the Henry J. Austin Health Center
Henry J. Austin Health Center, Inc. is located in Trenton, New Jersey. Established in 1969 as Trenton's Neighborhood Health Center, HJAHC was incorporated in 1986 as a private, non-profit 501(c) (3) entity. The mission of Henry J. Austin Health Center is to provide patient-centered, comprehensive, accessible, efficient, quality primary care, mental health and substance abuse treatment services to the culturally diverse greater Trenton community. Our exceptional dedicated, well trained team delivers best practice
healthcare, working with community partners to provide extraordinary customer service and quality
outcomes. Our vision is to improve the quality of life through superior health care outcomes for the
Greater Trenton community as their medical home of choice. For more information, visit
About Centering Healthcare Institute
CHI is a national non-profit organization, based in Boston, MA, with a mission to improve health and
transform the way care is delivered. With over two decades of experience as the go-to resource for
group healthcare, CHI has pioneered and sustained the Centering model of group care currently offered
across 580 healthcare practice sites impacting close to 70,000 patients each year. The evidence-based
Centering model combines health assessment, interactive learning and community building to help
support positive health behaviors and drive better health outcomes. CenteringPregnancy® and
CenteringParenting® provide the highest quality of care to families from pregnancy through age two of
the child. The CenteringHealthcare® model of care is being extended to many different health conditions
including groups for asthma, diabetes, opioid recovery, cancer survivors, chronic pain and other patient
populations. Visit www.centeringhealthcare.org for more information.
About The Nicholson Foundation
The Nicholson Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of vulnerable populations
in New Jersey. The Foundation’s primary goal is to improve outcomes in health and early childhood. Our
strategic approach is to transform service delivery systems by informing policy and developing
sustainable models that better serve vulnerable populations. For more information about the
Foundation, visit http://thenicholsonfoundation.org.
About The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation
The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation makes grants to pre-selected organizations working in early
childhood, aging in place, and medical research. It also funds institutions with historic ties to the Taub
family. A continuing focus of the Foundation is on local communities in New Jersey’s Bergen and Passaic
counties, in areas with the greatest needs, including Henry’s home town of Paterson. Learn more at
About The Burke Foundation
The Burke Foundation is a private foundation based in Princeton, New Jersey. It funds transformative
early childhood initiatives to foster the healthy development of families and communities in New Jersey.
The Burke Foundation focuses on three key areas: healthy pregnancies and births, positive parent-child
relationships, and high-quality early care and learning. Learn more at www.burkefoundation.org.