Community Resources

  • Below is a list of some resources and services available throughout the county. If you need assistance please contact one of the district social workers.        

    DIAL 211: For free & confidential help line linking people to services.

     I. DEVELOPMENTAL OR NEUROLOGICAL

        1. RCAL (Resource Center for Accessible Living) 331-0541

        2. Ulster-Greene ARC    331-4300

        3. Center for Spectrum Disorders (Autism) "The Annex"

        4. Hudson Valley New York Chapter for Autism  331-2626   www.autismresourcecenter.info

        5. www.autismspeaks.org

        6. Child Neurologist: Dr. Zak  Wappinger Falls, 897-2341

         7. eRiver Neurology: Dr. Castenada  (845) 452-9750  www.eriverneurology.com

     

    II. MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS

       1.  Family of Woodstock  331-7080  

            Family of New Paltz  255-8801  (youth casemanagement services, youth employment services, youth groups)

       2.  Ulster County Mental Health  Adult services

            Kingston clinic 340-4000  (individual, family, group and substance abuse therapy)

       3.  Pierette Farber (845) 417-8236 private practice

       4. Ulster County Youth Bureau  334-5264

       5. YWCA   338-6844 (Advocacy,Support & Education for women, children & families)

            * Family Court Children's Centers

            * Youth Leadership Program: employment program for 13-15 yr olds

            * Teen parenting services (see teen issues)

            * Early Childhood Learning Center

            * Parenting Center

            * Even Start Literacy Program

            * Community Outreach services      

        6. YMCA    338-3810 ( Advocacy & support services and after school programs)

        7. Astor Children's Services  New Paltz Clinic (845) 419-0850  

     

              A. EATING DISORDERS

                  1. Eating Disorders Coalition groups

                    * H.E.R.S (healthy eating recovery support) and Mindful Eating  338-5450

                    * Eating Disorder Family Support  339-9090 x115

              B. TEEN ISSUES

                     1. Housing:  * Family House 338-5953

                                       *  Mid-Way Program Ellenville 647-1346 or Kingston 339-5508

                      2. Pregnancy: * The Rose Women's Care Services  691-7984

                                           *  Pregnancy hotline: (800) 522-5006

                                           * YWCA 338-6844

                                                   Teen parenting services: serving at-risk, pregnant & parenting teens

                                                    BIRTHE: pregnant teen, their partner and families

                       3. Other:  * Hudson Valley LGBTQ  331-5300

                                       * Just Connect Teen Hotline  331-5565

                                       *National Suicide Prevention Lifeline* (800) 273-8255

                   C. HOSPITALS

                       1. Benedictine Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program 338-3276

                       * Individual, family and group therapy

                   2. Mid Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center  (845) 483-5000 

                      

     

    III. SUBSTANCE ABUSE (ALCOHOL & DRUGS)

        A. Prevention Connections  338-0338

        B. Narcotics Annonymous  431-9011

        C. Alateen  336-8583

        D. Alcoholics Annonymous Highland Area Mtgs

           * Lloyd Methodist Church Wed. 7:30pm

           * Holy Trinity Episcopol Church Fri. 7:30pm

        E. Drug Abuse Information (800) 877 - 7675     www.ny-aa.org

        F. Arms Acres (inpatient and outpatient services) 225-3400 or (800) 989-2676

           * Detoxification, alcohol & drug treatment, family services: men, women & adolescent programs

           G. Step One (outpatient individual and group treatment) 691-9191

           H.  Liberty Behavioral Management Corp.

           * Inpatient Facilities

              Arms Acres  (800) 989-2676 x6108

              Conifer Park (800) 989-6446

              Holliswood Hospital (800) 486-3005

     

    IV. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (food, clothing, shelter, utilities, food stamps)

       A.  Department of Social Services  334-5100

       B.  Food stamps   334-5200

       C.  Medicaid (Ulster County) 334-5035

       D.  Nutrition Program  691-6114

       E.  Landlord/tenants rights   340-3260

       F.  Food Pantrys in Highland

          * Calvary Chapel  691-7030

          * Family Outreach  380-8799

          * Highland Community Action  691-8722

            In New Paltz

          * Family (once a month) 255-8801

          * Saint Joseph's Catholic Church 255-5635

            In Modena

          * Modena United Methodist Church 883-7142

       G.  Temporary Assistance  334-5045

       H.  RUPCO (rental assistance, HUD, section 8 housing) 331-2140 www.rupco.org

        I.  Homeless Youth & Families Housing (518) 473-2588 or (800) 388-2014

             * Family 331-7080

        J. Help paying heating bills

             * HEAP/RUPCO  331-2140

             * Catholic Charities 340-9170

             * People for People Fund  343-1663

             * Salvation Army  331-1803

             * Ulster County Community Action  338-8750

    V. MEDICAL/DENTAL/EYE CARE

       A.  Hudson Valley Health Specialists  331-4300

       B.  Dr. Martin Schwartz  255-2902

       C.  Ulster County Health Department   338-7019

       D.  New Paltz Family Practice  255-2930

       E.  Medical Assistance Programs  334-5035

    VI. TRANSPORTATION

       A. Medicaid Taxi

       B. UCAT/UCRT  340-3333  www.ulstercountyny.gov

    VII. LEGAL ASSISTANCE

       A.  Public Defender Office  331-4242

       B.  Family Advocates Inc.  339-8080

       C.  Family Court

       D. Probation : PINS Persons In Need of Supervision (845) 340-3200

    VIII. CHILDCARE

       A. Childcare council of Ulster County  (845) 331-7080

       B.  Early Education Center  883-5151

       C.  Daycare Unit  334-5489

       D. Big Brothers/Big Sisters  338-0431 x238

       E. RAPP (Relatives as parents) 340-3990

    VIIII. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

       A. Grace Smith House Inc. Women's Shelter  471-3033

       B.  Family Hotline  338-2370

    X. EMPLOYMENT

       A.  Employment Assistance 338-7970

       B.  Unemployment Office  338-4696

     

    ***NUMBERS TO KNOW***

    A.  CRIME VICTIME 340-3443

    B.  CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE (800) 342-3720

    C.  DEPARTMENT SOCIAL SERVICES 334-5100

    D.  FAMILY 24 HOUR CRISIS LINE  255-8801

    E.  POISON CONTROL CENTER  (800) 222-1222