We believe that all children deserve healthcare and justice. As a nationally-recognized medical-legal partnership, we work to facilitate access to medical care and enhance the role of medicine and mental health in legal services. By promoting the well-being of immigrant children through direct services and advocacy, we seek to strengthen local communities and inform public policy. Terra Firma aspires to empower immigrant children to develop resilience, attain stability, and reach their full potential.
Terra Firma is the country's first health clinic dedicated to helping Central American refugee children. Tens of thousands of Central American children are fleeing to the United States each year on their own. They carry with them the post-traumatic stress of a violent home life, a treacherous journey, and the struggles of starting over in the United States. Terra Firma's evidence-based health c... Read more