Coalition Supporters


New York Statewide Breastfeeding Coalition


NYSBC is a member of the United States Breastfeeding Committee. Each state and territory are represented on the USBC by their coalitions.


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 Paid Organizational Supporters


New York City Breastfeeding Leadership Council

The New York City Breastfeeding Leadership Council, Inc. (NYCBLC) is a multi-disciplinary alliance of individuals and organizations dedicated to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.


Borough Coalitions


Bronx Breastfeeding Coalition

Brooklyn Alliance for Breastfeeding Empowerment (BABE)
Queens Breastfeeding Alliance

New York City Breastfeeding Leadership Committee

Counties Served: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island

c/o Community Food Advocates

110 Wall Street

NY, NY 10005


Bronx Breastfeeding Coalition

Counties Served: Bronx

Contact: Theresa Landau or Larry Noble, MD





Organizational Supporters


Association of Perinatal Networks of NY


In 1997, the perinatal networks came together to form the Association of Perinatal Networks of NY. The purpose of the APN is to highlight the benefits and improvements many NYS communities have experienced as a result of the individual perinatal networks and to broaden the awareness of continuing perinatal health needs in NYS.


607-772-0517, 1-800-231-0744

457 State Street

Binghamton, NY 13901


Central New York Breastfeeding Connection

Based in Syracuse

Contact: Michele Dwyer,, 315-464-2192


Child Care Council is one of the leading child care referral agencies providing information, training, and resources to parents, child care providers, and businesses. 

Counties Served: Monroe, Livingston and Wayne Counties


Main Office: 95 Blossom Road, Suite 120, Rochester, NY 14610-1825

585-654-4720 (phone), 1-800-743-KIDS (5437), 585-654-4721 (fax)

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Epsilon Kappa Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing

Contact: Ann Marie Paraszczuk,


The New York City Department of Health 

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has many services that support breastfeeding for mothers and families living within the NYC area. 

Read more, visit: and For providers


New York Milk Bank

The New York Milk Bank is dedicated to improving the health and survival of infants in need by providing them with safely pasteurized donor human milk when their mothers’ own milk is unavailable or insufficient. They are dedicated to ensuring the safety and quality of donor milk and in seeking insurance reimbursement for babies in need.


212-956-MILK (6455)

401 Columbus Avenue, Suite 104

Valhalla, NY 10595

Director of Operations: Roseanne Motti,



New York State Association of Licensed Midwives

They are a group of practicing Licensed Midwives from every part of the state of New York who have come together to form an organization that meets the needs of midwives practicing in every type of practice setting. Their goal is to speak with one voice to legislators, managed care organizations, and other professionals, dealing with the issues which are unique to midwives in this state under our practice act.






S2AY Rural Health Network/Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Partnership

The S2AY Rural Health Network is a partnership of the Local Health Departments working to improve health outcomes in their rural communities.

Counties Served: Chemung, Livingston, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties


P.O. Box 97

Corning, NY 14830

Contact: Christy Richards,,

Hillary Anderson, 



List of Breastfeeding Coalitions and Networks in New York State


Breastfeeding Council of Malone

County served includes Northern Franklin County




Clinton County Breastfeeding Coalition

County served includes Clinton County

Contact: KayLeigh Raville, RD, CDN, CLC Public Health Nutritionist


Clinton County Health Department, Health Planning & Promotion

133 Margaret Street

Plattsburgh, NY 12901



Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition 

County served includes Genesee

Contact: Leadership Team




Ithaca Breastfeeding Coalition

Contact: Christine Dietrich


Shanna Jesch



Long Island Lactation Consultant Association

Counties served includes Nassau and Suffolk


MidHudson Chocolate Milk

Counties served include Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Dutchess



Mohawk Valley BF Network

Counties served include Oneida, Herkimer and Madison


Rensselaer County Breastfeeding Coalition

Contact: Public Health, 518-270-2626

1600 7th Avenue

Troy, NY 12180


Rochester Regional Breastfeeding Coalition

Counties served include greater Monroe County




Rockland County Breastfeeding Coalition

Rockland County Breastfeeding Coalition


Sullivan County Breastfeeding Coalition

County served includes Sullivan

Contact: Stephanie Sosnowski



Twin Tiers Breastfeeding Network

Counties served include Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Northern Tier PA

Contact: Pat at 607-737-2899 or Renee at 607-735-5717

Women's Health Center

600 Fitch Street

Elmira, NY 14905



Tri-State Breastfeeding Association

Counties served include Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Dutchess in NY, Bergen County in New Jersey and Fairfield County in Connecticut

Contact: Stephanie Cleary, IBCLC, RLC






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NYS Breastfeeding Coalition

PO Box 61

Delmar, NY 12054



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