In NYC, over half of all children are living in poverty, making over half of NYC children vulnerable to poor health outcomes.

Research shows that up to 80% of a child’s brain development occurs in their first three years of life, and gaps in learning during this critical time are very hard to overcome.

We offer low-income families a variety of different maternal-child health services, all of which have a direct positive impact on the health of a woman’s pregnancy through the child’s first years. It is through this work that we are able to help support better pregnancy outcomes, improve a child’s health, development and school readiness, and produce changes in a low-income mother’s life course—including self-sufficiency and reduced reliance on government programs.