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Strengthening East Harlem families since 1958.

LSA Family Health Service, founded by The Little Sisters of the Assumption in 1958, is a neighborhood-based nonprofit which delivers a holistic model of human services. We help families meet their most fundamental needs: food, clothing, healthcare, and a safe home. Through home visits, on-site services, support groups, classes and more, we help the most vulnerable achieve the wellness and strength they need to move forward.

Photo by Kieran Kesner for National Geographic
Photo by Kieran Kesner for National Geographic

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