Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disab Continue reading about this agency→
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→
Bee-Line buses, para-transit and taxi services are available.
Buses: The fare for one bus ride is $2.50. (Senior and disabled rider fare is $1.25.)The fare for the BxM4C/Rte 28, Westchester-Manhattan Continue reading about this agency→
The Center for Adult and Community Services provides educational programs, workforce preparation and access to community services for adults and high-risk youth.
The Center offers classes in licensed Continue reading about this agency→
Recognizing that those in reentry have a wealth of life experience, talents and potential with which they can begin a new chapter in life, Coming Home seeks to nurture those skills in a supportive, le 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→
The Culinary Tech Center offers a 6 month (600 hour) program in each of the areas below. Each program includes a 100 hour externship.
Commercial Cooking Program This course emphasizes “learnin Continue reading about this agency→
The Department of Community Mental Health plans, oversees and coordinates services for individuals – and their families – with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abus Continue reading about this agency→
The Department of Social Services provides an array of services to Westchester residents in need of help, including the areas of child support, food, housing, medical services and home energy costs. I Continue reading about this agency→
The DWI Victim Impact Panel Program is an awareness program for offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. The panels consist of a non-confrontational presentation c Continue reading about this agency→
Offers ESL, GED prep, and computer and technology classes.
The mission of El Centro Hispano is to strengthen Hispanic families by providing them with information about housing, employment, translation Continue reading about this agency→
NYS’s Empire Justice Center’s mission is to protect and strengthen the legal rights of people in New York State who are poor, disabled or disenfranchised through: systems change advocacy, Continue reading about this agency→
Forty-five sworn officers of the Westchester County Probation Department serve in the Family Justice Bureau. The functions they perform support the three New York State Family Court sites (White Pla Continue reading about this agency→
FSW offers a broad spectrum of services addressing the social, emotional and environmental factors that can have a negative impact on family life and can diminish an individual’s ability to function Continue reading about this agency→
HEAP Regular Benefit
The HEAP Regular Benefit Component assists low-income New Yorkers with the cost of heating their homes. The Regular Benefit Component is currently closed.
HEAP Emergency Benefit
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Referral service listens to your problem and refers you to a lawyer. First half-hour interview may solve your problem. If more legal work
is needed, you can arrange for it at a cost agreed upon.
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Committed to providing support, advocacy and legal representation to low income individuals in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Services for housing, elder law, disabilities, public benefits Continue reading about this agency→
Provides food, shelters (for men and for women), housing services (including for the mentally ill and disabled), youth services, and services for the elderly.
Open Arms Men’s S Continue reading about this agency→
The Division of Human Rights ensures equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodation, education and credit. The Division enforces the Human Rights Law, seeking to: promote human rights Continue reading about this agency→
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The Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives (DPCA) funds and oversees a variety of pretrial services and correctional alternative programs throughout New York State Continue reading about this agency→
Mental health problems/diagnosis, treatment, support, rehabilitation, mentoring, housing for adults with mental illness, and employment services.
They offer support groups, individual therapy, and g Continue reading about this agency→
My Sister’s Place offers a 24 hour hotline 800 298 SAFE, as well as the services listed below:
Shelter, providing a safe refuge in crisis for women and children who are fleeing an abusive partn Continue reading about this agency→
Groups for recovering addicts that meet regularly in Mt.
Vernon, Yonkers, White Plains, Tarrytown, Port Chester, Peekskill, Yorktown Heights, New Rochelle, Briarcliff Manor, Katonah, Ossining, and oth Continue reading about this agency→
(see also unemployment insurance)
The mission of the New York State Department of Labor is to protect workers, assist the unemployed and connect job seekers to jobs.
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To obtain, renew, or replace a driver’s license or a Non-Driver Photo ID Card, you must complete an MV-44 form. Get this form at http://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv44.pdf or at any Motor Vehicle offi Continue reading about this agency→
Open Arms serves homeless, single adult males in need of temporary housing and supportive services. 75% of our guests are referred through the Westchester Department of Social Services (DSS), while th Continue reading about this agency→
Assists non-custodial parents to get involved both financially and emotionally in their children’s lives. A 10-week class series is offered in Yonkers (20 South Broadway). Completion of the seri Continue reading about this agency→
Inpatient services by referral from Westchester County psychiatric hospitals.
Outpatient services available at five locations (all serving those 18 years and older).
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This transitional living house is staffed with a full time Credentialed Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselor, as well as a House Manager to provide a therapeutic and supportive environment. BC Continue reading about this agency→
The Salvation Army offers a wide range of services for adults and children, including adult rehabilitation, veterans affairs, prison ministries, elder services, hunger relief and housing/homeless serv Continue reading about this agency→
Samaritan House is a shelter for single, homeless women. Samaritan House provides comprehensive services as well as referrals to outside treatment programs for women suffering from substance abuse, me Continue reading about this agency→
To obtain a Social Security Card, call the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services, Social Security Administration at:
You can also find an application at http://www.socialsecurit Continue reading about this agency→
Supplementary Security Income is a monthly benefit paid by the federal Social Security Administration to people who are 65 or older, or blind, or have a disability and who have few assets and very low Continue reading about this agency→
This program began operation in 1978. Agency case management services are primarily assessment, referral, court advocacy, monitoring and supervision. This agency also refers clients for bail expeditin Continue reading about this agency→
1. Eligibility to Vote
According to New York State Election Law §5-1 06, individuals in jail, prison, or on parole for a felony conviction cannot vote. This means that some persons with criminal con Continue reading about this agency→
The college offers more than 60 associate and certificate programs.
The Continuing Education Division (Workforce Development and Community Education) offers courses for people of all ages consider Continue reading about this agency→
Programs include 30 Day Care / Head Start centers, 12 Community Action Programs (CAPs), Family living program, Homeless prevention and Assistance programs, Emergency food pantries, Surplus food distri Continue reading about this agency→