How do I get help in my neighborhood?
Linked below is information on general service community organizations and those who provide services for specific groups ; see “Populations with shared interests” to identify organizations that serve adjudicated youth, those with disabilities, seniors, Spanish-speaking individuals and families, veterans, and women.
Support comes in many forms. You may also wish to connect with prison ministries and/or peer mentoring organizations, both of which are listed below.
→ If you are a resident of New York City or plan to access programs in the city, read the New York Public Library’s Connections Guide; it offers a valuable listing of services and programs that can help you meet basic needs and plan for the future. Access the Spanish version as well Conexiones 2019: Una guía para personas de la Ciudad de Nueva York que han estado encarceladas.
→ If you are a resident of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam or Ulster counties, here is the link to the a guide produced by the Mid-Hudson Library System.