Food and Nutritional Services (for PLWHA)

CAMBA’s Food and Nutrition Services program provides food services to more than 250 HIV- positive individuals and their minor children.

Services include:​

  • Comprehensive nutrition assessments and treatment plan development to assess food and nutrition needs;
  • Comprehensive nutrition reassessments and treatment plan updates every six months to monitor nutrition status;
  • Congregate meals (daily);
  • Individual nutritional counseling to set nutrition-related goals and track client progress;
  • Linkage to HIV Primary Care for clients who are not already connected to care;
  • Nutrition education groups to discuss current nutrition topics in relation to HIV/AIDS;
  • Pantry bags (weekly) to clients who are able to prepare and store food safely at home;
  • Provision of oral liquid nutrition supplementation with physician prescription, in conjunction with nutritional counseling;
  • Supplemental food vouchers (monthly) to clients who qualify, based on nutritional need beyond pantry-bag provisions

Please contact us if you, or a client is in need of food and nutritional services at (718) 462-8654, or visit our offices at 19 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn NY 11225. The program serves HIV-positive NYC residents earning less than $44,000 a year for one individual, and their minor children​. You must provide verification of connection to HIV Primary Care upon intake, and every three months during program enrollment​​. This program is funded by HIV Care Services, a division of Public Health Solutions.

Contact

19 Winthrop Street
Brooklyn NY 11225
(718) 462-8654