EAT SMART NEW YORK-SNAP ED

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers a community based Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention program focused on healthy lifestyles. This program is offered for free in English and Spanish for all ages. ESNY utilizes a variety of hands-on educational strategies to bring about wellness behavioral changes within the community. All of our programs are interactive, focusing on creating healthy eating and physical activity habits. We also work with agencies to create healthy environments that focus on policy and systems change. Our educators provide programs throughout the community in food pantries, schools partner agencies, farmer's markets, laundromats, corner stores, libraries work sites, etc. Our 4 main areas of focus are "increase consumption of fruits and vegetables, increase physical activity, decrease consumption of sugary beverages, and learn how to budget, plan and save. We welcome agencies to contact us for our comprehensive programs that impact their staff and participants.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaStatewide
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation.
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityEveryone in high need areas qualifies. No documentation is required
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 9am-7pm, Saturdays 9am-2pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameLinda Altenburger
Contact's PositionLead Nutritionist
Contact's Emailla276@cornell.edu
Physical Site Address 1423 Griffing Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipRiverhead, NY 11901
Mailing Address 1423 Griffing Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipRiverhead, NY 11901
Main Phone(631)727-7850
Web Addresshttp://eatsmartnewyork.org/
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateDec16
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
This Program: EAT SMART NEW YORK-SNAP ED
Affiliated Services: EAT SMART NEW YORK-SNAP ED