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Health & Human Services

The mission of the Health and Human Services facet is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education, health advocacy, and optimal utilization of health resources. Community education about health risks is crucial and the Bergen County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated plays a significant role in providing that education. Our chapter partnered with the American Heart Association in a movement health initiative by presenting a Dance and Movement Night. (see below) Also, the chapter presented numerous presentations about healthy eating habits to the children at the Bergen Family Center in Englewood.


Chapter Promotes Awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease with a Night of Dance 2024

The Bergen County (NJ) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated has received a Black K.A.R.E. Initiative sub-grant to help raise awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Black communities. Learn more about the initiative here and find out how you can reduce the risk of kidney failure and improve outcomes for people living with the condition. 

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