The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a fami Continue reading about this agency→
From the website:
“We know that when it comes to child care, you have many different options, and a lot of variables to consider. It can be a bit overwhelming! The Child Care Council of Westches Continue reading about this agency→
Offers a 24 hour helpline. Website lists meetings held in the New York area.
From their website:
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with e Continue reading about this agency→
Lists available rental housing. Offers homebuyer education and services to prevent foreclosure.Works with DSS to offer emergency shelter.
Community Housing Innovations, Inc. provides the housing and Continue reading about this agency→
Advocacy (for example, landlord-tenant mediations, rent arrears), Legal (translations, notary services), Social Assistance (food and social services eligibility, referrals, counseling, assistance with Continue reading about this agency→
FAVOR – “Find and Assist Veterans of Record” – is a program where local businesses will offer discounts on their goods or services to men and women who have proudly served in t Continue reading about this agency→
Provides several housing programs focused on people recovering from major mental illness:
Supervised residences in two locations offer housing for men and women (18 years of age and a Continue reading about this agency→
The Legal Aid Society of Westchester County provides free criminal and family court legal representation to persons who are unable to afford an attorney. They also handle appeals and post-conviction m Continue reading about this agency→
Since 1985, the Lifeline program has provided a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings Continue reading about this agency→
There is also a 24-hour hot line for victims of domestic violence who want to speak to a domestic violence counselor for information and referral:
English 1-800-942-6906; Spanish 1-800-942-6908.
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Subway, bus and commuter train services connect the five boroughs of New York City to Westchester County.
Fares for the Harlem, Hudson, and New Haven Lines vary by distance and time (peak or off-peak) Continue reading about this agency→
My Benefits Checkup
This website is a prescreening tool for people who live in New York State to find out if they might be able to receive:
Help with buying food
Temporary Assistance (TA)
Special tax Continue reading about this agency→
You can call a confidential domestic violence hotline for crisis help, safety planning and emotional support, access to advocates in 170 languages through interpreter services, or help finding resou Continue reading about this agency→
The purpose of the Child Protective Services Act of 1973 is to encourage more complete reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. The law established a Child Protective Service in each county in New Y Continue reading about this agency→
The New York State-based support network and information clearinghouse on prison, reentry, and the consequences of criminal proceedings. This is essentially a library of documents and links designe Continue reading about this agency→
RideConnect, a not-for-profit program of Family Services of Westchester, is dedicated to finding the fastest and most cost-effective transportation options to meet the needs of older adults, the disab Continue reading about this agency→
This is a free cellular phone providing text messaging and a fixed number of free monthly minutes so you can make local, national and international calls. It also includes free 911 emergency calls and Continue reading about this agency→
Reaching out for help is often the first step toward healing. RAINN provides support for sexual assault victims and their loved ones through two hotlines at 800.656.HOPE andonline.rainn.org. Whether y Continue reading about this agency→
Taken from the website:
SRLP provides direct representation for low income transgender people and transgender people of color in three main areas. We have three projects, and if your issue falls under Continue reading about this agency→
Health Care for Re-entry Veterans Services and Resources– Most Veterans who are in jail or prison will eventually reenter the community. VA’s HCRV program is designed to promote success and pr Continue reading about this agency→
United Way’s 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, multilingual information and referral helpline open 365 days a year, 9am-7pm. You can also search their database of resources online.
United Way’s Continue reading about this agency→
The Westchester County Office for Women is a partner in the Westchester County Family Justice Center (FJC) Collaborative to provide services for individuals who are victims of domestic violence, datin Continue reading about this agency→
Raising children without full financial support can mean hardship for both the custodial parent and the child. New York State law requires both parents to financially support their children to age 21. Continue reading about this agency→
The Office for the Disabled has compiled a list of agencies providing services for the disabled. The list has been categorized alphabetically, by disabilities served and by specific services provided. Continue reading about this agency→
Explains criminal court proceedings such as the pre-sentencing investigation.
See the detailed page of Frequently Asked Questions.
From the web site:
“The department prepares pre-sentencing repo Continue reading about this agency→
Westchester County Reentry Task Force (WCRTF) is available to link you to drug and alcohol treatment, mental health providers, education and employment services and housing. Annually, more than 200 Continue reading about this agency→
Immigration Legal services, Family law, Advocacy, Employment, Housing, ESL, Job training
Servicios Legales de Inmigración, Derecho de Familia, Promoción, Empleo, Vivienda, ESL, capacitación laboral Continue reading about this agency→
Especially relevant for those in re-entry who are elderly or have a disability. Sign-up for their fair and affordable housing listings. See also their workshops on home ownership and annual housing gu Continue reading about this agency→
Westchester Bee Line Bus Schedule:
(914) 813 7777
Westchester Continue reading about this agency→
WestFair Rides provides volunteer rides to medical appointments for older adults and adults with vision impairments who live in and travel to
medical appointments in Westchester County, NY.
It also pr Continue reading about this agency→
Plain-language legal information for victims of abuse including information on restraining orders, legal statutes, legal definitions, downloading of court forms, and courthouse locations.
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