Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families Neighbor Resources

Do you live in Linden or the South Side? We have resources for you and your family.

A boy is playing corn hole during a PlayStreets event. People behind him are gathering and playing in the street.

PlayStreets Events Return – Summer 2024

Get outside and join the fun with your neighbors at our 2024 Linden and South Side events.

PlayStreets events are free block parties featuring family-friendly activities, food trucks, music, inflatables, pettings zoos and more.

View 2024 Dates and Locations

Community Stories

Taylor Docie, Nationwide Children's Employee

Free Tax Clinics Help Families Access Tax Credits, Larger Refunds

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in partnership with United Way of Central Ohio, began offering free tax clinics in 2021. The clinics are offered at multiple central Ohio locations and are designed to help families access tax credits and refunds.

Alice, pictured wearing a mask, is relaxing on a chair on her front porch.

Healthy Homes: Sprucing Up Neighborhoods One House at a Time

Learn about how Healthy Homes is sprucing up houses that have stood for years.

Postcard Changes Life of a Nationwide Children's Employee

Postcard Changes Life of a Nationwide Children's Employee

Learn how a local resident's story came full circle, thanks to HNHF and a postcard.

Inside the CD4AP Free Store

South Side Santa

Most people admit they need at least a little help getting through the chaos and craziness of the winter holiday season. But ask Dessaree Watters how much help she needs and her answer might surprise you.

HNHF Home Exterior

Making a House a Home

For many people, home is a place of comfort, shelter and safety. It’s a refuge at the end of a long day and a place to build lifelong memories. But for Alma's family, home had a different meaning.

Woody at Bikes for All People

Bikes for All People Welcomes Woody

In February 2020, Woody Patrick jumped into a new cycling adventure when he joined Bikes for All People (B4AP) as its new executive director.

Aaron holding a carrot at the community garden

What Does Love Look Like?

From the beautifully crafted gazebo, fences and benches, to the carefully tended beds of vegetables and flowers, Aaron Hopkins' handiwork has been part of every step in creating a little oasis in the middle of a busy city block.

Resources For You And Your Family

Nationwide Children's Hospital Patient Photo

Triple P

The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) gives parents new ideas and a chance to meet other parents. This program is for parents and caregivers of children 0 to 6 years old. It will cover parenting concerns such as obedience, bedtime routines and shopping frustrations. It also helps parents manage behavior and prevent problems from occurring in the first place.

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School Health Services

Our providers work on-site at schools across Ohio to provide primary care services, mental health counseling, asthma therapy care, vision care, dental care and more.

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Primary Care

Our Primary Care Centers are in your neighborhood with expert doctors and nurses who care only for children, from birth to age 21. 

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The BC4Teens Program is a place for young women up to age 25 to talk with medical experts about sex, birth control, sexually transmitted infections and more, and get the birth control that's right for them.

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Career Opportunities

We have a purpose for every passion. Join our team and discover your passion for what’s possible in providing best outcomes for children.

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Upward Bound

Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) aims to increase the number of students who pursue postsecondary education in math and science and help those students succeed in high school and college.

Economic Development

Work readiness training, career development, experiential learning, free tax preparation, credit education and financial coaching are available to help residents.

Affordable Housing

Through HNHF's affordable housing arm, we work to provide high-quality rental properties and home ownership opportunities by constructing new houses or rehabilitating properties.

Health and Wellness

HNHF expands access to health care by offering community and school-based services.

Community Enrichment

Partnering with neighborhood and community stakeholders, HNHF works to support the social connections and the overall neighborhood experience for residents.


Education is the foundation for lifelong success. We support a number of programs to improve educational outcomes focused around school readiness and mentorship.