Wilkinsburg Family Support Center (WFSC) is a program of Primary Care Health Services, Inc.
Wilkinsburg Family Support Center (WFSC) is a program of Primary Care Health Services, Inc. Primary Care Health Services, Inc. is a private, community-based nonprofit corporation, formed in 1976 as the successor to the Homewood-Brushton Neighborhood Health Center (founded in 1968). Located on Hamilton Avenue in the Homewood community of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the health center was subsequently renamed the “Alma Illery Medical Center” to honor the civic leader, community champion and “doctor of goodwill,” Mrs. Alma Illery received an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from Tuskegee University for her advocacy of racial integration in hospitals and promotion of training minorities for careers in health care.
Today, the Alma Illery Medical Center is the flagship for a countywide system of nine (9) medical sites, four (4) dental sites, seven (7) health care for the homeless sites, and one (1) family support center operated by Primary Care Health Services, Inc. to address the unique needs of a multicultural, predominately low-income population
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Family support is a family-focused approach to human service delivery. It is community based and there are no eligibility requirements for participation. As opposed to identifying and fixing what is wrong, family support focuses on identifying and building upon family strengths.