Prader-Willi Alliance of New York, Inc. was founded in 1990. The purpose of the organization is as follows:
To provide information to the general public about Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS): to promote awareness of PWS among the general public and medical and therapeutic professionals; to provide forms for discussion and professional interchange on the subject of PWS.
To provide assistance, information, referral, and advocacy services to families and friends of persons suffering from PWS.
To encourage and support research into the causes, cure and treatment of PWS.
To assist and support the purposes and activities of the national Prader-Willi Syndrome Association, USA,
To conduct any and all other activities as shall from time to time be found appropriate in connection with any or all of the purposes of this organization.