for children with special healthcare needs.

brighter futures

going above & beyond since 1982

NAC is driven by the belief that a child’s history is not their destiny and that a disability or medical diagnosis does not define them.

- Dr. Arlene Goldsmith, Executive Director

NAC is celebrating our 40th Anniversary

NAC is celebrating our 40th Anniversary

It is hard to imagine where NAC would be when we began 40 years ago. In 1982, our founding members discovered 100 children living in New York City hospitals well beyond medical need.

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the difference that counts

5593 children & family members served
 in all 5 boroughs of New York City

54 programs & services

98 % of children in NAC Preventive 
Services avoided entering foster care

exceptional & comprehensive care

NAC provides a full continuum of care to keep children safe, healthy and thriving in all 5 boroughs of New York City, with integrated health and social services for the entire family.


It takes a community of supporters & volunteers to ensure our NAC children not only survive, but thrive. Join us to deliver real help and hope to thousands of at-risk children with disabilities and chronic illnesses and their families throughout New York City.

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