WELCOME!  The Orange County Women's Health Project is an exciting grassroots collaborative launched in 2011 to serve as the convener for women’s health issues in 
Orange County, California.

Our Mission:  To advance women's health in Orange County through education, collaboration, and advocacy. 
Our Vision:    An Orange County where all women achieve optimal health and wellness. 




NEW RESOURCES

NEW RELEASE -- POSITION STATEMENT ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

The OCWHP has developed a Position Statement on Protecting Women's Health in the Affordable Care Act. 


https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4x1WhVL2f1PRGUzeTA3UUdrdk0/view?usp=sharing




NEW RELEASE!
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4x1WhVL2f1PRGUzeTA3UUdrdk0

Policy Brief on the Intersection of Domestic Violence, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse

The Orange County Women's Health Project is excited to release our new Policy Brief analyzing the mental health and substance abuse service needs of domestic violence survivors in Orange County.  

Learn more...




NOW AVAILABLE!

Orange County Women's Health Dashboard 


WOMEN'S HEALTH DASHBOARD







The Orange County Women's Health Project, in collaboration with the Orange County Health Care Agency and California State University at Fullerton, Department of Health Science, is excited to announce that the Women's Health Dashboard is now available on OC Healthier Together, the county's community health data platform!

The Women's Health Dashboard shows select indicators related to women's health in Orange County.  Users can now access this comprehensive resource and see how women's health in Orange County compares to other counties throughout California and the U.S., identify priority health issues affecting OC women, and identify areas for improvement. Learn more...



LATEST NEWS

SYMPOSIUM ON IPV, REPRODUCTIVE COERCION, AND UNINTENDED PREGNANICES

Thank you to everyone who attended the Symposium on Intimate Partner Violence, Reproductive Coercion, and Unintended Pregnancies on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the UCI Medical Center.  Learn more...

SAVE THE DATE!

5th Orange County Women's Health Summit – Protecting Women's Health in a Rapidly Changing Landscape

Friday October 20, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Online Registration will open in August 2017

The 5th Orange County Women's Health Summit will feature speakers and experts from the national, state, and local levels who will discuss the current healthcare landscape and implications for women's health and health access.  Join us to stay abreast of the latest developments and identify strategies for protecting women's health.  Learn more...

NEW RESOURCES!

Link to HRSA 2016 GUIDELINES and KAISER FACT SHEET PDF

Good news – American women have access to more preventive health services at no additional cost thanks to updates to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  On December 20, 2016, the federal government reaffirmed and updated the list of covered preventive services originally adopted in 2011 by accepting new recommendations from the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI). Read more... 




RECENT ACTIVITY


01.21.2017  –  ORANGE COUNTY WOMEN'S MARCH

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 the Orange County Women's Health Project joined approximately 20,000 OC residents participating in the OC Women's March in Downtown Santa Ana. OC residents from all communities came together to stand in solidarity and support women's rights, human rights, and social justice.  The OCWHP's Founding Project Director, Allyson Sonenshine, spoke at the event and rallied marchers around women's health and the Affordable Care Act.  Thank you to everyone who participated in this event in Orange County and across the globe!

               
 

10.21.2016  –  4th ORANGE COUNTY WOMEN'S HEALTH SUMMIT

Thank you to all who attended, presented, and sponsored the 4th Orange County Women's Health Summit on Friday, October 21! 

                                               


If you'd like to review the Program and Abstract Book, please click here

If you'd like to review the PowerPoints presented at the Summit, please click here

For more information about the event, please click here.


05.31.2016  –  DVHC-OC FEATURED IN OC REGISTER

We are honored that the Orange County Register has featured the new Domestic Violence & Health Collective - Orange County in an article.  Read about the a new public health campaign as well as the Collective’s ambitious efforts to strengthen the local healthcare sector’s response to domestic violence.  Read more...