THE SERVICES SHIFA COMMUNITY PROVIDES
Shifa Medical Service operates four centres that provide outpatient medical care in various medical specialties (cardiology, dental care, ENT, eye, family practice, gynecology, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine, etc.) preventive medicine through healthcare screening (bone density test, cardiac risk screening, diabetic screening, eye check, high blood pressure screening, mammograms, vaccinations, etc.) patient referral for specialist consultations and health education (brochures, health-fairs, lectures etc.).
Shifa Legal Service (one center) volunteer attorneys provide free consultations regarding citizen legal rights and on family issues.
Shifa Education Service (two centers) provides individualized education for availability and access to institutional social services and adult education in language tutoring, vocational training, and computer literacy.
Shifa Family Support Service (one center) provides interim boarding and lodging along with social help and intervention through certified social workers and councilors to women and children during family abuse and crisis situations. Shifa Housing Service Shifa Foundation is a minority partner, with a Dallas based developer, in two low income senior citizens housing projects “Home Town on Bellfort” (260 units) and “Home Town on Wayside” (270 units). These projects were subsidized