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Advocacy

Advocacy

Millions of children in the United States are medically underserved: they have limited access to health care, lack health insurance, face transportation barriers, fall through the social safety net or simply don’t have access to a doctor because of a shortage of health professionals.

CHF works to address each of these issues and more, both on the ground through our programs and through experience-based advocacy on behalf of public policies that address these barriers to care.

Our History

Children’s Health Fund is committed to providing health care to the children who need it most. Our innovative programs reach out to children in their neighborhoods and at school, helping to ensure that they're healthy and ready to succeed.

Our Vision

Children's Health Fund, co-founded in 1987 by singer/songwriter Paul Simon and pediatrician/child advocate Irwin Redlener, MD, is committed to providing health care to the nation's most medically underserved children through:

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