Women's Health Project

Summary: WHP provides referrals to health practitioners for women with disabilities, women's support groups, yoga, accupressure and wellness classes.

Project Description: Health care and wellness access because there are so many barriers for women with disabilities to appropriate care.

Empowerment of disabled women and girls: The Project's Advisory Board is 80% women with disabilities, and its staff is 100%.

Annual budget: $ 25,000 - 49,999

Project duration: Since 1994

Main funding challenge: Lack of knowledge (acknowledgement) of the problem of access to health care for women with disabilities among funders.

Contact information:
Kathleen Lankasky, Project Coordinator
Mail: Women's Health Project, UCP of the Golden Gate, 1970 Broadway, Suite 600, Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 832-7430
Fax: (510) 839-1329
Email: KLankasky@aol.com
Website: http://www.ucpgg.org

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