The United Neighborhood Facilities Health Care Corporation (UNFHCC)

The United Neighborhood Facilities Health Care Corporation (UNFHCC)

The UNFHCC is a local health care organization started in 1977 and currently operated by the John F. Kennedy Center and Martin Luther King Center.

UNFHCC operates two health care programs - the Erie County Women, Infants and Children's (WIC) Program and Sickle Cell Anemia Program.

WIC Program

The WIC Program is a supplemental nutrition program for pregnant and lactating women and their infants and children up to five years of age.  The program provides nutrition education and counseling, vouchers for FREE nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, and referrals for addressing family well-being. WIC families must meet federal income guidelines.  The John F. Kennedy Center is one of 14 sites located in ErieCounty.

Sickle Cell Anemia Program

The Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Program provides comprehensive medical case management services for sickle cell disease patients in Erie County.

SickleCell services to patients and their families include genetic counseling, medical consultations and physical referrals, home study education programs, and financial assistance for care.