Parents, Healthy Homes, and others are working hard the help kids stop hurting. We want you to be a part of this story. Learn more about Healthy Homes and how together we can elminate harmful housing conditions in west Michigan. Register for our free luncheon today!
The mission of the Healthy Homes Coalition is to improve children's health and wellbeing by eliminating harmful housing conditions.
All children will grow up in healthy homes free of environmental hazards, accomplished through policy and advocacy, outreach and education, direct services, and continuous collaboration.
Values and Operating Principles
Environmental Justice - We will promote environemntal justice and health equity in all of our actions.
Empowering Families - We will use a family centered approach to promote housing environements where children thrive and achieve their highest potential.
Collaboration - We will continuously seek to expand our impact by working with others.
Respect - We will provide services to all people in a culturally sensitive services manner that respects dignity.
Integrity - We will be honest and above reproach in all of our personal and professional relationships.
Visibility - We will be first in mind for those seeking to improve children's environmental health.
Sustainability - We will continuously learn and be proactive in regards to people, planet, and profit.
Did You Know...
In the U.S., asthma results in 1.8 million emergency room visits, 497,000 hospitalizations, and 4,000 deaths each year.
This would seem a natural reaction for any parent. We are all focused on protecting our children and making sure they are strong and healthy.
However, the lead in the paint that made her daughter Lucy sick was not her fault. Yet Kristin was angry at both herself and her husband.
Then anxiety set in and she took action. She went into “Mama Bear” mode.
Healthy Homes is excited to welcome our new community organizer Talor Musil. She will be leading the community through her passionate efforts to create affordable and safe housing.