Learn more about the AlphaCare Team & Services

What We Do

All of AlphaCare’s services are free and 100% confidential.

Medical Services

  • Free pregnancy tests
  • Free ultrasounds
  • Assistance in obtaining medical care and information
  • Prenatal education and support
  • Childbirth classes
  • Support for breastfeeding, early care of infants

Social Services

  • Referrals and support for education, housing, and job placement
  • Resources to appropriate community and legal services
  • New mothers’ community group
  • Baby clothing, supplies, and equipment

Bridge to the Community

  • Mobile Medical Unit
  • Speakers available for schools, churches, community and professional groups
  • Referral network with many health, community, and social service agencies

Emotional Health & Well-Being

  • Trauma healing workshop
  • Abortion aftercare
  • Grief support for miscarriage

Mobile Medical Unit

Our mobile medical unit (MMU) allows us to travel to neighborhoods with extremely high infant mortality rates offering free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, and other free services.  Our MMU is a Mercedes Sprinter van, designed for stop and start driving.  It provides a nice environment where clients feel safe and valued.

In 2019, on the MMU, AlphaCare provided the following services:

Clients Served

Free Pregnancy Tests

Free Ultrasounds

AlphaCare Offices

3807 Lancaster Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104

NE Philly

Calvary Memorial Church
7200 Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19149

North Philly

18TH & Diamond St

The Lost Coin

2819 Kensington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19134

MMU Locations

  • 7200 Roosevelt Blvd (NE Philadelphia)
  • 18TH & W Diamond St (North Philadelphia)
  • The Lost Coin (2819 Kensington Ave)

AlphaCare's Staff

Staff Leadership

Brooke Nearman, BA

Executive Director

Brianna Cross, BSW

Social Services Manager

Karissa Forino, MSW

Project Manager

Administrative Staff

Hannah Rinehart, MSW

Development Associate

Meredith Vesey, BS

Administrative Assistant

Program Staff

Deborah Centurion Molloy, BS

Client Advocate

Sue Henderson, RN, BSN, CCE, CLC

Perinatal Nurse

Lisa Grainge, AS                       

Client Advocate

Ann Marie Myers, CRNP, CNM

Nurse Sonographer

Kathleen Chappell, BA              


Valerie Tuck, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Sonographer

Medical Support Volunteer Team

Frank H. King, Jr., MD

Ken Sawyer, RDMS

Linda Schmucker, MD

Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD


AlphaCare's Board

Julie Yoon


Charles Hopkins


Olivia DiGirolamo


Valerie Clark Bolton


Frank H. King, Jr., MD

Medical Director

Virginia Essandoh


Sharon Skeel


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3807 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104