Public Health Solutions in NYC

Creating Healthier Families in New York City

Public Health Solutions (PHS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to improve health outcomes in New York City by providing services directly to the most vulnerable neighborhoods and supporting community-based health organizations who share in our mission to improve public health

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Our Stories

Siby: When Nurse-Family Partnership® Becomes a Home Away from Home

Imagine that you and your spouse just immigrated to New York City, far away from close family and friends who you relied on for support. And then you find out you are pregnant. Where do you look for guidance? Like many first-time moms who participate in the NFP program, Siby needed much support during her pregnancy and after her daughter was born.

Ann Marie: Taking on a Healthier Lifestyle

Ann Marie is a single mom raising a family of four children. When she became pregnant with her second child, she was working fulltime as a hairstylist, had a teenage daughter, and was struggling to make ends meet. “It was already difficult to provide for my teenage daughter. I was completely overwhelmed by being pregnant.”

Wilson: When SNAP Protects Families from Hunger

When Queens’ resident Wilson had an accident while on the job, he was left disabled and unable to work. He eventually lost his social security benefits, and could not afford basics that he and his wife needed, like food. “Everything was bad, my financial situation was very difficult. I needed help.”

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A Healthier Summer at the Farmers’ Market

July marks the beginning of Neighborhood WIC’s fifth season of Farm to WIC! Farm to WIC is an initiative at Public Health Solutions designed to ensure that WIC participants know where to find NYC farmers’ markets, and how to use their WIC and SNAP benefits for local fresh foods. 

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Public Health Solutions (PHS) is the largest public health nonprofit serving New York City. For over 60 years, PHS has improved health outcomes and helped families thrive by providing services directly to the city’s most vulnerable populations, publishing independent research that moves public health policy and practice forward, and supporting over 200 community-based organizations through our long-standing government partnerships. There are many ways to get involved and support our mission.

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