Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE)

The Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) is a free online directory offering information on more than 5,000 health and social services available to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals in New York City’s five boroughs and Nassau and Suffolk counties. HITE is used in hospitals, health centers, schools, not-for-profit organizations, managed care companies, public agencies, and other organizations working to help patients and clients find and access services. The directory offers information on programs and services in the following eight categories: Financial Assistance, Food Assistance, Health Care & Medicine, Housing & Homeless Services, Immigrant Support, Mental Health & Substance Use, Social Supports & Services, and Youth & Family Services. HITE is a program of the Greater New York Hospital Association