We partner with community members, legislators, and local health advocates to promote a smoke-free city through neighborhood-based efforts, information sharing, and policy change.  Our success would not be possible without a number of health and youth-focused organizations throughout Staten Island:


Catholic Youth Organization


Community Health Action of Staten Island
The mission of Community Health Action of Staten Island is to improve the lives of individuals, families and communities challenged by health disparities related to poverty, discrimination and lack of access through service, education and advocacy.

Conference House Park Conservancy
The Mission of the Conference House Association is to preserve, protect and maintain the historic Conference House, educate visitors about its historical significance and the role it played in the birth of our nation, and use the lessons learned from the failed peace conference to help resolve modern day conflicts within our youth and community.

Forest Avenue Business Improvement District (BID)
To support businesses on Forest Avenue while making the avenue a shopping destination for all Staten Island.

Lavelle Preparatory Charter School
John W. Lavelle Preparatory Charter School provides a rigorous college preparatory education that equips and empowers students to go to college and succeed in life. Lavelle Prep welcomes all students, including those living with emotional challenges. Full integration in all classes and activities enables each student to develop the academic skills, emotional fluency and confidence required to be successful students today and thoughtful, open-minded leaders tomorrow.

New Direction Services
We help direct families to food resources, government benefit screening, job training, and referrals. We also promote wellness through workshops addressing issues such as cholesterol awareness, heart disease, and women's and men's health.

NY Center for  Interpersonal Development
Strengthening Relationships, Building Community

Partnership for a Healthier New York City
Our goal is to signifcantly reduce chronic disease in New York City by supporting community-level efforts proven to be effective. We are committed to making New York City a healthier place to live, work and play. Our four focus areas are Healthy Eating, Active Living, Tobacco-Free Living and Alcohol.

Project ASSIST – Smoking Cessation Initiative
ASSIST Cessation Center is working closely with health care providers in Staten Island to reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases by lowering the prevalence of tobacco use.

Project Hospitality
It is the mission of Project Hospitality, Inc. to reach out to community members who are hungry, homeless or otherwise in need in order to work with them to achieve their self-sufficiency — thereby enhancing the quality of life for our community. Project Hospitality seeks to realize its mission both by advocating for those in need and by establishing a comprehensive continuum of care that begins with the provision of food, clothing and shelter and extends to other services which include health care, mental health, alcohol and substance abuse treatment, HIV care, education, vocational training, legal assistance, and transitional and permanent housing.

Richmond University Medical Center
RUMC is dedicated to fostering healthy communities. We provide high-quality, compassionate patient care and comprehensive community services. As a premier academic medical center, we are devoted to educating health care professionals, patients, families, employees and the communities we serve. Welcoming all patients, the hospital is uniquely committed to servicing the special health care needs of our community, whose religious and cultural traditions help to guide the provision of our services.

Staten Island Heart Society
Our mission is to promote Healthy Hearts on Staten Island through educational activities, programs, events, enhancement of the public access defibrillation programs & to reduce the rate of death & disability from heart disease & stroke.

Staten Island Jewish Community Center
We are dedicated to encouraging harmony throughout the community by providing facilities and programs that are open to all regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation

Staten Island Mental Health Society
The SIMHS is a not-for-profit children’s services provider agency, founded in 1895. Our mission is to diagnose and treat emotional, behavioral, organic, and developmental problems; to create and support programs and environments that reduce the risk of disability and advance the optimal development of children; to increase our knowledge of the causes and treatments of mental illness and developmental impairment; and to promote public awareness of, and support for, the value and availability of our services.

Staten Island Not-for-Profit Association
Five years ago, the members of Staten Island’s not-for-profit community proposed a concept for a new organization that would provide a common voice and common resource to Staten Island’s not-for-profit organizations. From that concept came the Staten Island NFP Association, an organization that now counts more than 130 local not-for-profits as members, provides a robust schedule of annual professional development and technical assistance services, and serves as a common voice to tell the story of the importance of the not-for-profit sector on Staten Island’s quality of life.

Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness
The Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness is a membership organization of individuals and community organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors established to promote wellness and to improve the health of the Staten Island community through collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach.

Staten Island United Federation of Teachers
The UFT is committed to strengthening our communities, our profession and the lives of our members and our students.

Staten Island Federation of PTAs
To unite the Parent-Teacher Associations of Staten Island public schools for the general betterment of school conditions and the mutual benefits derived from the interchange of ideas and problems; To act as liaison among member Parent-Teacher Associations, the Department of Education, elected Community Education Council members, elected public officials, school administration and all other members of the education community and ;To interpret the program needs and the problems of the schools to the community and to maintain mutual understanding between the school and the community.

Staten Island University Hospital
Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed, specialized teaching hospital located in New York City's 5th and fastest-growing borough.  Occupying two large campuses, plus a number of community-based health centers and labs, the hospital provides quality care to the people of Staten Island, the New York metropolitan region, and to patients from around the world. 

Staten Island Youth Court
Founded as a public/private partnership between the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York, the Center for Court Innovation helps the justice system aid victims, reduce crime, strengthen neighborhoods, and improve public trust in justice. The Center combines action and reflection to spark innovation locally, nationally, and internationally.

Sundog Theatre
Sundog Theatre, Inc. is a resident performing arts organization in Staten Island that provides entertainment for adults and children. The Theatre creates positive change and enlightenment through the power of live performance. We engage audiences and artists with onstage and classroom activities that emphasize contemporary and original theatre. For schools, we provide professional touring performances and offer arts-in-education programs that supplement classroom curricula. Through these programs, Sundog develops professional artistic opportunities and enhances the economic and cultural vitality of our communities.

The Children’s Aid Society – Goodhue Center
The Children’s Aid Society helps children in poverty to succeed and thrive. We do this by providing comprehensive supports to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods.

Tompkinsville Restoration Project
Tompkinsville Restoration Project is made up of residents and business owners who are working to resolve quality-of-life issues in and around our neighborhood.

Tottenville/Charleston Civic Association

United Activities Unlimited
United Activities Unlimited, Inc. is a Staten Island community-based agency that provides educational, recreational, counseling and social programs for children and young adults.

Wagner College
A competitive, four-year private college founded in 1883. The College’s nationally-recognized academic program, the Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, is enhanced by a rich array of internship and other professional and cultural opportunities readily available in New York City.

West Brighton Local Development Corporation
Serving the Staten Island Community- Promoting Business Opportunities and Community Sustainability

YMCA, Staten Island Branches
We are a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That's why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout the five boroughs to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.