WHAT DOES WCHAP DO?

WCHAP committed to improving the health of the children in Detroit and Wayne County through helping parents..

HOW DOES WCHAP DO IT?

WCHAP has a multi-disciplinary team who work with doctors who refer families for a variety of reasons including helping families understand..

WHY WCHAP?

Both parents and doctors want children to be healthy so they can be healthy adults. But there are many barriers..

ABOUT US

Wayne Children’s Healthcare Access Program (WCHAP) is a not-for-profit organization located in downtown Detroit, Michigan. At WCHAP, we have a culturally diverse staff who work with primary care physicians, health plans, parents, and other community agencies. Our diverse staff works harmoniously in a collective effort to improve the healthcare outcomes of ALL children throughout the City of Detroit and Wayne County.

WCHAP has evolved from a small start up to the point of having programming that can bend the curve for the children of our community. Through our face-to-face work with primary care practices, health plans, families, and community partners we are bridging gaps and identifying viable health care solutions.

Some Of The Success Stories

Families Getting in Shape With Fit Kids 360

Fit Kids 360 is an 8-week family based lifestyle program that teaches kids and families to eat better and move more. Kids and families learn about healthy eating and exercise through interactive lessons, games, Zumba, karate, yoga,and other fun activities.

NEWS

Protect Your Children from Cervical and other HPV

HPV vaccination can protect your children from several types of cancers, including cervical cancer.  Get HPV vaccine for your sons and daughters at ages 11-12 to protect them from cancers caused by HPV infections.

WCHAP Fit Kids 360 NEW Location

Join WCHAP Fit Kids 360 at its new location within Golightly Education Center, located at 5536 St. Antoine Street. With access to this new location, WCHAP Fit Kids 360 is expanding its outreach with the ability to impact more families! We would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Sherrell Hobbs, Principal of Golightly

Homelessness, asthma force family to give up children

Mother decides to turn over kids to the state, including son whose asthma worsens sleeping in the car.