EAT SMART NEW YORK-SNAP ED

EAT SMART NEW YORK-SNAP ED

 
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers 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
Geographical 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 Operation M-F 9am-7pm, Saturdays 9am-2pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Linda Altenburger
Contact's Position Lead Nutritionist
Contact's Email la276@cornell.edu
Physical Site Address 1 423 Griffing Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Riverhead, NY 11901
Mailing Address 1 423 Griffing Avenue
Mailing City, State, Zip Riverhead, NY 11901
Main Phone (631)727-7850
Web Address http://eatsmartnewyork.org/
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateDec16
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
Affiliated Program: EAT SMART NEW YORK-SNAP ED
This Service: EAT SMART NEW YORK-SNAP ED
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Food Stamps/SNAP (NL-6000.2000)
Nutrition Education (LH-2700.6000)
Nutrition Related Public Assistance Programs (NL-6000)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)