Community Resources

The CHAHEC community consists of many diverse communities with various needs. In response, we have compiled resources that our regional population may find helpful in maintaining optimum health.

Below are resource links for:

  • Basic Human Needs
  • Family, Children, and Youth Resources
  • Resources for Seniors
  • Veteran Services
  • Volunteer Services
  • Immigrant Services
  • CHAHEC Affiliates Links

Basic Human Needs Resources: (food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rent and utility assistance)

Family, Children, Youth Resources:

Resources for Seniors:

Veterans Services:

Volunteer Resources:


Immigrant Resources:

This directory provides a list of community-based organizations in the Hudson Valley region that offer a variety of services that may be of use to immigrant New Yorkers.

1. Cabrini Immigrant Services (Dobbs Ferry, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 121 Main St., Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 Phone: (914) 674-1937

Offers services in English instruction; immigration issues; access to healthcare, education and employment. Also provides advocacy services, after-school homework sessions and a variety of parenting programs.

 2. Columbia County Sanctuary Movement (Hudson, NY) Languages: English, Spanish Phone: (518) 303-3848

 Organizes legal clinics, performs paralegal tasks, facilitates Know Your Rights workshops, accompanies members to check-ins, provides family support and facilities, maintains a rapid response network, and connects community members to other services.

3. Community Resource Center (Mamaroneck, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 134 Center Ave., Mamaroneck, NY 10543 Phone: (914) 835-1512

 Provides a variety of services such as job placement, landlord-tenant mediation, educational programs, case management and referral services, legal services, workshops, and advocacy.

 4. Empire Justice Center (Yonkers, NY) Languages: English, Spanish, uses a language line to translate for other languages 30 South Broadway, 6th Floor, Yonkers, NY 10701 Phone: (914) 595-0910

 Involved in litigation, policy, and training to strengthen the legal rights of New Yorkers who are poor, disabled, or disenfranchised, in a variety of areas. Immigration services, with a focus on immigrant victims of crime, include government benefit assistance and representation and technical assistance.

5. Family of Woodstock (Kingston, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 39 John Street, Kingston, NY 12401 Phone: (845) 331-7080

 Aims to provide confidential and fully accessible crisis intervention, information, prevention, and support services to address the needs of individuals and families.

 6. Grace Episcopal Church – Latino Outreach (Millbrook, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 3328 Franklin Ave., Millbrook, NY 12545 Phone: (845) 677-3064

 Provides Know Your Rights workshops and accompaniment to court, medical appointments and other sites for translation and support.

 7. Hudson Valley Community Coalition (Port Chester, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 103 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, NY 10573 Phone: (203) 667-3799

 Works with immigrants in the Hudson Valley to build communities that foster social justice and cultural awareness. Emphasizes advocacy, leadership development, cross cultural arts collaboration, and a mobile immigration clinic that provides immigration legal consultations.

8. Hudson Valley Justice Center (White Plains, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 19 Court St. Suite 400, White Plains, NY 10601 Phone: (914) 308-3490

 Has partnerships with local non-profit organizations and groups mobilizing to advance critical issues including voting rights, workplace justice, affordable housing, and bilingual education.

9.Immigration Justice Clinic at John Jay Legal Services, Inc. (White Plains, NY) Languages: English, Haitian Creole, Spanish Phone: (914) 422-4333

 Offers legal services in asylum, removal defense, adjustment status, special immigrant juvenile classification, naturalization, DACA, and temporary protected status.

10. Konbit Nèg Lakay, Inc. (Spring Valley, NY) Languages: English, Haitian Creole 16 East Church St., Spring Valley, NY 10977 Phone: (845) 425-4623

 Offers summer camp and afterschool programs for Haitian youth, English classes, computer literacy, community partnerships, immigration services, and Certified Nursing Assistant training.

11. Legal Services of Hudson Valley (White Plains, NY) Languages spoken on-site: Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, Italian, German, French, Haitian-Creole. Other languages available by translation service 90 Maples Ave, White Plains, NY 10601 Phone: (877) 574-8529

 Provides free, counsel in civil matters for low-income individuals and families who cannot afford an attorney.

12. Mid-Hudson Migrant Education Program (New Paltz, NY) Languages: English, Spanish P.O. Box 250, New Paltz, NY 12561 Phone: (845) 257-2950

Provides support to the educational needs of migrant-eligible farm workers and their children in Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties. Services include in-school academic support, English and GED adult instruction, an adolescent outreach program, advocacy, community referrals, summer school programs, and Migrant Even Start.

13. My Sisters’ Place, Inc. (White Plains, NY) Languages: English, Spanish, uses a language line that can translate for other languages 1 Water St., White Plains, NY 10601 Phone: (914) 683-1333

Serves victims of domestic violence and human trafficking through residential services, support services, legal services, educational programs, and advocacy.

14. Newburgh Armory Unity Center (Newburgh, NY) Languages: English and Spanish 321 South William Street, Newburgh, New York 12550 Phone: (845) 245-4035

 Provides a diversity of educational, athletic and personal development programs, in partnership with other community organizations, while promoting civic unity among people of diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds and conditions.

15. New York Civil Liberties Union – Lower Hudson Valley Chapter (White Plains, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 297 Knollwood Rd. Suite 217, White Plains, NY 10607 Phone: (914) 997-7479

 Provides educational programs and forums for local schools, community groups, and professionals, lobbies and advocates, monitors the actions of local governments, and receives and provides advice and referral on complaints of possible civil liberties violations.

16. Neighbors Link Corp. (Mount Kisco, NY) Languages: English, French, Spanish 27 Columbus Ave., Mount Kisco, NY 10549 Phone: (914) 666-3410

Offers programs for immigrants in Westchester County in English classes, parent education, family programs, workforce development, community engagement, and legal support services.

17. Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson (Poughkeepsie, NY) Languages: Spanish 29 N. Hamilton St., L05, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Phone: (845) 481-0703

 A collective organizing and leadership development movement that empowers its members, predominantly working-class people of color, to fight issues such as immigration and utility justice.

 18. OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates, Westchester & Hudson Valley Chapter (White Plains, NY) Languages: Chinese (Mandarin), English P.O. Box 541, White Plains, NY 10602

 An advocacy organization that works on coalition-building, outreach programs for youth, and lobbying for hate speech elimination, criminal justice reform, immigration, and the military.

19. Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary LIFE Center (Sleepy Hollow, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 32 Beekman Ave., Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 Phone: (914) 366-9710

 Faith-based organization that offers programs and services to all women and their families such as afterschool and summer programs, English classes, senior outreach, immigration and legal services, and advocacy.

20. Rockland 21st Century Collaborative for Children and Youth (West Nyack, NY) Languages: English, Spanish 65 Parrott Road Building 10, West Nyack, NY 10994 Phone: (845) 627-5437

 Brings together different community partners to deliver services through school Family Resource Centers, with services that include early childhood development programs and home visits, family and community engagement programs, student development programs like literacy support, and family support including translations, information, and referral services.


Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy.  Services offered are information, resources, and support.

 Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. 

Consumer Health and Safety alerts and recalls, consumer news and safety guides. 

 SUNY Delhi higher education offering seamless, technology-based education that includes specialized certificates, more than 40 associate degree programs and 13 distinctive baccalaureate programs.  

 Financial Planning Resources

 Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN works to ensure that LGBT students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. 

  Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare)
Committed to providing high quality health care to all who seek it. Hudson River HealthCare, now known as HRHCare, has multiple locations throughout New York’s Hudson Valley and Long Island. We are a not-for-profit, New York State licensed, federally qualified health center.

 LGBT Resources 

Marist College, recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World ReportTime, and "The Princeton Review," and by "Barron's Best Buys in College Education," is noted for its leadership in the use of technology to enhance the teaching and learning process. Marist is one of the leading colleges of the arts and sciences in the nation. 


 SUNY New Paltz Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP)
The Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is funded by the State Education Department and has as its mission the enhancement of the math, science and technology skills of minority and low-income students from local high schools. Ultimately, its goal is to encourage these participating students to continue their education after graduation in the fields of mathematics, science, technology and/or the licensed professions where minorities are traditionally underrepresented.


 Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Since opening our doors in 2007, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine has been attracting students and training physicians who are committed to working to correct diversity disparities in our health care delivery system so physicians can best meet patient needs.The genuine desire to help people carries over into the way the faculty and students interact as a community.