Established in 1968 as the Upper Hudson Valley Chapter - National Hemophilia Foundation, Inc., the organization provides services and referrals to members of the community (and their families) and encourages them to advocate for their own health care. Furthermore, the organization provides programs that will improve the quality of life for persons afflicted with genetic bleeding disorders and their associated complications. BDANENY currently serves 22 counties of New York State. The territory extends from Ulster and Duchess counties east to the Green Mountains, west to Oneida County and north to the American/Canadian border. The Association is comprised of dedicated volunteers including patients, family members of patients, and health care professionals.
The Association endeavors to meet the diverse needs of a geographically dispersed community through a variety of programs, including: