Healthy Food for

Did You Know?

Many families find it difficult to
get healthy food.

Action Plan

  • Feeding your family does not have to be done by you alone. Learn about our food action team, our support services and local organizations that provide nutritious food in your community.
  • There are free federal and state resources such as SNAP and WIC that may be available to you. More information is on these programs is on the next page.
  • The Hudson Valley United Way can help find food right away and can easily be reached by dialing 2-1-1 from your phone.
  • Community gardening can be a fun, low-cost way to grow and eat vegetables. Gardening may be available all year round, even in the colder months.
  • Working with a nutritionist can help you to identify and make healthy food choices for your family.

To request an environmental, nutrition or support services
telehealth consultation with one of the experts at the Children’s
Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley, please call 914-493-7585.

For up-to-date food resources from CEHCHV, please visit our


Programs Benefits Website
Nutrition Assistance
Program (SNAP)
Money to purchase food.
The average benefit is about
$127 per month per person. and
click “SNAP”
Women, Infants, and
Children (WIC)
Money to purchase specific
foods for pregnant/post-
partum women, infants, and
children under the age of 5.
Nutrition education and
breastfeeding support also
provided. and search
Feeding America Visit the Feeding America
website to find your local
food bank and community
garden sites.
School breakfast
and lunch programs
for children
Free or reduced-price
healthy meals for income
eligible students of all ages.
and search “school lunch”
Summer Meals
Programs for
Free healthy meals during
the summer for students 18
and under.
Meals on Wheels Free or low-cost home
delivered meals for seniors

For more information about these programs, contact your local agency or the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-348-6479. If you are not eligible for federal nutrition programs and/or if emergency food is needed, call 211 to connect with the local United Way resource line.

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