Every child deserves a healthy start to life and access to the primary and behavioral health care and services they need to support their development.


The infant mortality rate is three times greater for Black babies compared to white babies in NYC.


NYC children under 3 received Early Intervention services in 2018. 1 out of 6 Black children referred to Early Intervention services never receive an evaluation.


of high school students report persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness. These rates are twice as high for lesbian, gay, or bisexual students compared to their heterosexual peers.

A child’s physical, mental and emotional health is critical to their well-being, but access to high-quality health care in New York City is far from universal or equitable. To ensure a healthy future for every child, we advocate for all families to have access to high-quality, culturally competent, community-based health and behavioral health services that support children’s growth and development from infancy into young adulthood.

CCC advocates to:

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CCC leads several coalitions to further enhance its advocacy. Our work with coalitions include:

Campaign for Healthy
Minds Healthy Kids

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Family Homelessness

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for Children

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The Age

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New York State Coalition
for Child Welfare Financing

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