This page provides resources about Disability and Health in New York State
The Department of Child Nutrition is a good resource for nutrition policies and resources for public schools in New York.
It is the mission of the New York State Department of Transportation to ensure their customers – those who live, work and travel in New York State — have a safe, efficient, balanced and environmentally sound transportation system.
Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.
New York Bicycling Coalition advocates for pro-bicycle policies and funding at all levels of government; educates New Yorkers about bicycle safety and the benefits of bicycling; provides technical assistance and support to advocates and government entities; and promotes bicycle tourism across the state.
The Coalition for Healthy School Food (CHSF) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit that introduces plant-based foods and nutrition education in schools to educate the whole school community.
DASH-NY is Designing a Strong and Healthy New York and encouraging all New Yorkers to make healthy choices by engaging multiple sectors in creating policy, systems, and environmental changes to prevent chronic disease and promote well-being.
The New York State Public Health Association (NYSPHA) is an affiliate of the American Public Health Association and serves as a statewide organization for members from all disciplines in the public health spectrum including state and county health departments, healthcare; policy and advocacy organizations; community based health and human service programs and workers; academia and research. Our vision is for NYSPHA to serve as a leading voice and resource for public health in New York State.
For over the past 25 years, HPNAP has provided State and Federal funds to improve the quality of food distributed to an estimated total of 2,600 Emergency Food Relief Organizations (EFRO) such as food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens, and emergency shelters in New York State which provide over 195 million meals each year to people who are in need.
Hunger Solutions strives to maximize participation in, and support for, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the School Breakfast Program (SBP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Hunger Solutions New York develops and distributes information and resources for community-based organizations and agencies to use to further the fight against hunger and advocates at the federal, state, and local levels for policies that increase access to nutrition assistance programs and contribute to ending hunger. Hunger Solutions New York manages the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program and the Long Island Anti-Hunger Initiative. Both programs are designed to provide education, support, and assistance connecting New Yorkers to SNAP and other resources to end hunger.