Yeled v’Yalda Early Childhood Center

by Leah Butz
Yeled v’Yalda Early Childhood Center
1312 38th St
Secondary Address
6012 Farragut Rd, Brooklyn, NY, 11218

The YvY WIC program is a nutritional program for expecting, nursing, and postpartum women, infants and children to age 5. Licensed nutritionists, lactation specialists, and peer counselors provide participants with information on healthy eating, nursing assistance and support. An extensive multilingual nutrition resource library supplies participants with informational materials on a wide range of nutrition and health related topics. Facilitated discussion nutrition classes, one-on-one counseling sessions, and healthy lifestyle initiatives are a regular part of the program.

Phone Number
(718) 686-2100
Director, Manager or CEO
Nechama Stolzenberg
Community members served per month
Year Started
Major Funders
New York State Department of Health
Interesting Fact
The collaboration with the other divisions of Yeled v'Yalda Head Start, Early Head Start Expectant Mom's Program allows WIC participants to benefit from all inclusive services in one convenient and accessible location, ultimately contributing to a healthier community.
Areas Served
Core Programs
This program provides lactation counseling, checks for nutritious foods, and referrals to social service and health care agencies .
Major Issues
Advocacy-Community, Food Assistance Programs (SNAP/WIC/EBT), Health Disparities (Racial, Economic, Socioeconomic)
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