Food and Nutrition

Food Stamps
Food Stamp Office - East End
165 East 126th Street, New York, NY 10035
Tel: 212-722-2931 (Manager: Lloyd Gaynor)
Fax: 212-828-2916
Services: Government social service
Cost: Free

Boriken Neighborhood Health Center
2253 Third Avenue, Third Floor, New York, NY 10035
Tel: 212-289-6650
Hours: Monday 8am - 7pm, Tuesday - Friday 8am - 5pm, weekends closed
Services: Boriken Neighborhood Health Center (EHCHS) is a not-for-profit community-based organization established in 1965 to provide crucially needed services to residents of East Harlem. Today, EHCHS is a bilingual/bicultural organization providing a broad range of services to a largely Latino clientele. Full health and dental with pharmacy among other social programs. Available regardless of legal status
English and Spanish spoken
Appointments: Appointment or walk-in
Cost: Free or sliding scale depending on service

WIC Program
2253 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor (at Taino Towers)
Tel: 212-289-6650
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Services: Provides services to those with basic needs issues, including clothing, emergency aid, shelter, food, housing, social security, and transportation.
Eligibility: Pregnant women, and children under the age of 5
Cost: Free and sliding scale services

Catholic Charities at St. Cecilia's Parish
125 East 105th Street (near Park Avenue)
Tel: 212-348-0488
Hours: Food Pantry: Wednesday - Friday 9:30am - 11am, Case Management: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Services: Emergency food to residents of 10029/10035 zip codes. Wednesdays are reserved for new immigrants. Case Management: Rental arrears, distribute some funding for rent after assessment. Offer new carriages, beds. Also provides emergency aid, case management, tenants' rights, immigrant advocacy.
Eligibility: Based on benefits screening. Proof of address is helpful but not essential. Immigration status not an issue.
Cost: Free

Community Kitchen
252 West 116th Street
Tel: 212-566-7855, ext.4
Services: Soup Kitchen: congregate meals served on-site, or family meals packaged for pick-up; Open for dinner Monday - Friday 4pm - 6pm
Food Pantry: fresh produce and packaged food items for pick-up in supermarket-style setting; Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am - 3pm, Wednesdays 2pm - 6pm, Fridays 10am - 2pm
Cost: Free

Harlem Greenmarket aka Fresh Connect Farmers Market
125th & Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard in front of State Office Building
Hours: Tuesdays 10am - 7pm, Mid-July through November
Services: Fruits and vegetables directly from farmers
Cost: Subsidized, accepts food stamps

Leonard Covello Center
312 East 109th Street (near 2nd Avenue)
Tel: 212-423-9665
Hours: Monday - Friday, Breakfast: 8:30am - 9:30am, Lunch: 12pm - 1pm
Services: Breakfast and lunch served at the senior center
Appointments: Register with Judith, the social worker. Everyone is welcome.
Cost: Breakfast 25 cents, Lunch $1

Yorkville Common Pantry (YCP)
8 East 109th Street, New York, NY 10029
Tel: 917-720-9700; 212-410-2264
Fax: 917-720-9665
Hours: Pantry: Wednesday - Friday Breakfast: 8am -9:30 am, Dinner: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:30pm - 6pm, Brown Bags: 7:30pm - Midnight
Services: Largest, nonsectarian, neighborhood-based, non-residential provider of emergency food in New York City. Food Pantry and Brown Bag service with registration. All are welcome to breakfast and dinner. Also provides a small men's shelter. Pantry and Brown Bags must register: stop by the 24|7 YCP window between 8 am and midnight. Must bring ID for children, and photo ID, income/benefit letter or salary stub, and a proof of address for adults.
Cost: Free

East Harlem Senior Nutrition Program
Casabe Senior Center: 150 East 121 Street
Tel: 212-722-2205
Schomburg Senior Center: 1309 5th Avenue
Tel: 212-369-9390
Hours: 9am - 2pm every day
Services: Congregate meals, weekend meals, homebound meals referral, case assistance, information, recreational/educational activities, tax credit information, legal services
Cost: Free

Contact Us

Appointments and Information
Tel: 877-372-4161
Send email

Open Saturdays, 9am - 12pm
Except major holidays

Main Clinic
East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP)
The Center for Advanced Medicine
17 East 102nd Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Women's Health Clinic
Klingenstein Pavilion, Level E
1176 5th Avenue (between 98th and 99th Streets)
New York, NY 10029

Mailing Address:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Attn: Yasmin S. Meah, MD
EHHOP Program Director
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box #1216
New York, NY 10029