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Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Benefits AssistanceDesigned to promote the benefits of the Food Stamp Program, the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) provides consumers with eligibility information and assistance in filling out food stamp applications. NOEP also conducts food stamp outreach activities including presentations to community groups and media campaigns. The program is funded by Hunger SolutionsRensselaerNUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)UNITY HOUSE OF TROY
Benefits Assistance ServicesThe goal of NOEP is to increase the availability and use of federal nutrition assistance programs as a means to ensure better nutrition and reduce the incidence of hunger in low income populations. Catholic Charities offers assistance with the pre-screening process and any food stamp related issues. Information regarding other programs is also available.SchenectadyNUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)CATHOLIC CHARITIES SENIOR AND CAREGIVERS SERVICES
Education/PreventionThe Healthcare Consortium Kids in Motion program is a Childhood Obesity Prevention Program funded by NYS Department of Health. The goal is to get kids moving more, eating more fresh fruits and vegetables, and getting less screen time (TV and computers). This school and community-based program, has a front line presence in the lives of children in the K-5 age groups. The aim of The Healthcare Consortium Kids in Motion program is to reach out to kids who may feel a little left out of the sports team mentality. Not everyone has to be a competitive athlete, yet everyone needs to find something that moves them, quite literally, so they can have positive feelings about exercise and movement. ColumbiaKIDS IN MOTION CHILDHOOD OBESITY PREVENTION PROGRAMCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
Education/Prevention ServicesProvides education and screenings to help individuals with various health concerns, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, blood pressure, etc.EssexADULT AND SENIOR SERVICESESSEX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Education/Prevention ServicesThe Eat Smart New York Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed,), formerly Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program (FSNEP), helps limited-income individuals and families to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and changed behavior necessary to improve their diets, make the best use of available food dollars, make healthy food choices and choose active lifestyles consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid. Nutrition Program Educators provide a series of 6 - 8 classes individually with families or in small group settings. MontgomeryEAT SMART NEW YORKCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION IN FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
Education/Prevention ServicesThe Eat Smart Nutrition Education Program helps limited-income individuals and families to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and changed behavior necessary to improve their diets. This program enhances individuals' ability to make healthy food choices, including diabetes prevention. SaratogaEAT SMART NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAMCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION IN SARATOGA COUNTY
Education/Prevention ServicesThe Nutrition Education and Counseling Program provides a registered dietician who does nutritional education at all congregate meal sites, as well as one-on-one counseling if needed by clients. SchoharieNUTRITION EDUCATION AND COUNSELINGSCHOHARIE COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
Education/Prevention ServicesThe Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) is administered under contract with the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. The fundamental goal of NOEP is to increase the availability and utilization of federal nutrition assistance programs as a means to ensure better nutrition and reduce the incidence of hunger for all New Yorkers. Hunger Solutions New York contracts with various community-based agencies who assist eligible individuals and households to access the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly the Food Stamp Program; the Summer Food Service Program; and the School Breakfast Program. Find a local NOEP provider at www.FoodHelpNY.org.AlbanyNUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)HUNGER SOLUTIONS NEW YORK
Education/Prevention ServicesProvides nutrition education for individuals who qualify for or receive SNAP benefits.AlbanySNAP EDUCATION - EAT SMART NEW YORK PROGRAMCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ALBANY COUNTY
Education ServicesInformation and health education are available for community groups, schools, faith-based organizations, work sites and members of the general public. Information is provided to promote healthy life styles.AlbanyCOMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMSALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Education/Training ServicesThe Capital South Campus Center (CSCC) hosts training, education, and community functions while incorporating child care programs enabling individuals and families to take advantage of educational and employment opportunities in a variety of areas particularly relevant to today’s, and future, job markets.AlbanyCAPITAL SOUTH CAMPUS CENTER (CSCC)TRINITY ALLIANCE OF THE CAPITAL REGION
Education/Training ServicesThe Human Ecology Program offers educational workshops in nutrition, food preservation, financial literacy and home energy conservation.AlbanyHUMAN ECOLOGY PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPSCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ALBANY COUNTY
Health/Medical Care ServicesA fitness program specifically designed for individuals who are not physically fit, but want to improve their quality of life through exercise and education on nutrition, stress management, depression, health benefits, and more.FranklinFIT FOR LIFEADIRONDACK HEALTH
Health/Medical Care ServicesOffers reproductive and health care services, such as sexually transmitted disease testing and treatment, HIV testing and counseling, breast cancer screening, pap tests, screening and referral for sexual abuse, domestic violence and substance abuse, routine physical exams, including screening for anemia, diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol, also provides smoking cessation help, nutrition education, and more. Services are free to those that qualify. SchenectadyREPRODUCTIVE AND HEALTH CARE SERVICESPLANNED PARENTHOOD MOHAWK HUDSON
Health/Medical Care ServicesProvides specialized medical care, with internal medicine, podiatry and nutrition.EssexSPECIALIZED MEDICAL CAREHUDSON HEADWATERS HEALTH NETWORK
Healthy CentsHealthy Cents is a series, through the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP),designed to help families make healthy food choices on a budget.ClintonEXPANDED FOOD AND NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAM (EFNEP)CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION CLINTON COUNTY
Homeless ServicesProvides residence and treatment for 21 women who can have their children with them up to the age of 8.AlbanyWOMEN AND CHILDREN'S COMMUNITY RESIDENCEHOPE HOUSE
Information/Referral ServicesSLTC Services can answer questions about the home delivered meal (meals-on-wheels) and congregate food sites. Staff is available to answer program questions on the congregate food site locations. Each summer the department manages the distribution of Farmer Market coupons, to eligible seniors over age 60. referrals are available to a registered dietician.SchenectadyNUTRITION PROGRAM AND SERVICESSCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR AND LONG TERM CARE SERVICES
Nutrition ServicesProvides a free nutrition education program to assist low-income families about healthy and nutritious eating habits, food safety, food resource management, and fitness. Also offers programs that educate seniors and youth about age appropriate nutrition plans that can impact growth and health issues. ClintonEAT SMART NEW YORKCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION CLINTON COUNTY
Nutrition ServicesProvides nutrition education, food safety, and food budgeting to individuals or families on public assistance. Also contracts with health care agencies to do nutrition education for patients with diabetes or heart disease. Works with various senior and parenting groups to address a variety of nutrition issues.EssexEAT SMART NEW YORKCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ESSEX COUNTY
Nutrition ServicesProvides nutrition education, menu planning and information on how to stretch food dollars. Offer exercise classes for seniors through the Arthritis Foundation.FranklinFAMILY, HEALTH AND WELL-BEINGCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION FRANKLIN COUNTY
Nutrition ServicesA nutrition education program that helps to develop knowledge and skills to support a healthy lifestyle. Conducts in-home nutrition education for seniors receiving Home Delivered Meals, develop nutrition education materials and present nutrition programs at the Congregate Senior Meal Centers in Schenectady County. The Special Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) has a 30+ year record of preventing children's health problems and improving their health, growth, and development.SchenectadyHEALTHY EATING FOR LIFECORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION IN SCHENECTADY COUNTY
Nutrition ServicesA registered dietician is available to address the needs of older adults who either have a newly diagnosed illness which requires them to alter their eating habits, or just need to discuss proper nutrition. WashingtonNUTRITION COUNSELING EDUCATIONWASHINGTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER
Nutrition ServicesPresents programs designed to improve eating habits and to help participants gain a better view of the need for recommended vitamins and other nutrients. Questions and answers are part of the presentations and cooking demonstrations are occasionally included.ColumbiaNUTRITION EDUCATIONCOLUMBIA COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
Nutrition ServicesProvides a program that focuses on nutrition education, consumer advocacy, promotes nutritious meal planning, and assists with food stamp applications.ClintonNUTRITION OUTREACHJOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES (JCEO)
Nutrition ServicesProvides nutrition assessments and education for patients and the general public. Also works with individuals that need special diets.ClintonNUTRITION SERVICESUNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK CVPH
Nutrition ServicesMeals for Seniors of Fulton County offers services including congregate dining at convenient local sites, home delivered meals, nutrition counseling, socialization and a volunteer program to persons over 60 and their spouses. Fulton County Office for Aging provides home delivered meals to homebound persons who, based on an assessment, are determined to be unable to meet their daily nutritional needs. Home delivered meals provide one hot noon meal and frozen weekend or supper meals. The Fulton County Office for Aging offers nutrition education for older adults.FultonSENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMFULTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR AGING
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesTriple Play is a dynamic wellness program currently being offered that demonstrates how eating right, keeping fit and forming positive relationships add up to a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the Triple Play program is to improve Club members' knowledge of healthy habits, increase the number of hours per day they participate in physical activities, and strengthen their ability to interact positively with others and engage in positive relationships.RensselaerTRIPLE PLAYTROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

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