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Rockland Community Against Hunger

209 N Route 9W

Congers, NY 10920

 

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Read about how we distributed over 2,000,000 pounds of healthy food to food pantries and soup kitchens throughout Rockland County

 

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Read about us to find out more about the food pantries, soup kitchens and other related programs in Rockland County.

other Nutrition / Food resources

Homebound Meal Delivery

  • Meals on Wheels - Program & Services - (845) 624-6325 - for any Rockland resident who is shut-in due to illness, physical handicap or advanced age and who cannot shop
    or cook for themselves.
  • NYS Senior Citizen's Helpline: 1-800-342-9871 
  • TOUCH – Together Our Unity Can Heal – provides home delivery to people who are homebound and are HIV positive or have other chronic illnesses. For more information call (845) 268-8023.

Nutrition Classes

  • Lose to Win (Nyack Hospital) - Nyack Hospital offers an 8 week weight loss program incorporating the latest guidelines on losing weight safely and successfully. Lose to Win is open to adults 18 or older. Each class focuses on nutrition, exercise, and behavior
    change, and is designed to allow for discussion of participants' challenges and successes. Classes are conducted by trained Lose to Win Instructors. Please call the Community Health Education Department at Nyack Hospital at 845.348.2004 or email us at communityhealth@nyackhospital.org to find a location near you.
  • Eat Smart New York - free nutrition education programs through Cornell Cooperative Extension which enable income eligible participants to explore meal planning, smart food shopping, cooking, food safety and MUCH MORE!  Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland for more information at (845) 429-7085 or CLICK HERE to view their brochure or visit their website at www.rocklandcce.org
  • Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables (JSY) is one of New York State's premiere nutrition education services available to low income families. JSY is a nutrition education initiative designed to prevent overweight/obesity and reduce long term chronic disease risks through the promotion of increased fruit and vegetable consumption. Using nutrition education workshops and food demonstrations, JSY works to ensure low-income families in New York eat nutritious foods, make the most of their food budgets and prepare foods in a safe manner. Each workshop provides practical nutrition information using USDA approved lesson plans, recipes and cooking demonstrations using fruits and vegetables.
  • Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Program provides breastfeeding counseling, presentations, support groups, and guidance for employers on establishing a worksite lactation program. Contact Rockland County Dept of Health at (845) 364-3786 for more information.

Pet Food Pantry

  • Mutt's & Meow's Pet Food Pantry - Meals on Wheels of Rockland - 121 West Nyack Rd., Nanuet  (845) 624-6325
  • Jazzy's Place at Bridges (formerly Rockland Independent Living Center) 873 Rte. 45, New City, (845) 624-1366
  • Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry -The Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry was founded in 2010 as a non-profit organization. It was established to help individuals and families who need assistance with feeding their pets because of job loss or other hardship. We offer assistance to fixed-income senior citizens, the disabled, veterans, and others who qualify because they lack the financial resources to properly feed their pets. For more information call (914) 907-3487.

 

For More Information:

 

DIAL 211 - Hudson Valley Region Community OS - United Way's 2-1-1 Helpline is a free, confidential , multilingual service to asist the public in finding the answers to a variety of Health and Human Services.  It is open 365 days per year.  

 

or visit Rockland County's Health Department website for a complete list of their programs and services at: 

http://rocklandgov.com/departments/health/programs-and-services/

 



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