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Enhanced Relatives As Parents Program
Volunteer Counseling Services of Rockland: Enhanced Relatives as Parents Program
77 South Main St.
New City, NY 10956
Rosa Serrano-Delagado,
Phone: (845) 634-5729 x 329

Provides counseling, support group for caregivers, school advocacy, information and referral, along with a range of support services for kinship caregivers and their families.

The Grandparents / Relatives Raising Children Support Group is an open support group for any person raising a relative’s child. It meets every third Friday at noon at the above address. The group is a place to share and reflect on challenges and triumphs amongst your peers. The group is free to attend.

Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York
Adoptive and Guardianship Assistance Program for Everyone (AGAPE)
Program Contact: Patrick O’Brien,
21 Greene Avenue
Amityville, NY 11701
Phone: (631)598-1983; (888)354-1342

This is a Permanency Resource Center (PRC) to serve post adoptive and post guardianship families. It cannot serve kinship families with custody or informal arrangements.

A New York State Office of Children and Family Services Program

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) (formerly Westchester/Putnam Legal Services)
147 N Union St
Suite 101
Phone: 1-877-574-8529 (General Intake)

For more then 35 years, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (formerly Westchester/Putnam Legal Services) has provided free, high quality civil legal services to low-income people. Our services help struggling individuals resolve urgent, non-criminal legal problems that can lead to larger social problems such as homelessness, child neglect and domestic violence.

Rural Law Center
22 U.S. Oval
Suite 203
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 561-5460
Phone: (866) 324-1183
Fax: (518) 561-5468

Since 1996, the Rural Law Center of New York (RLCNY) has been providing free civil legal services to low-income individuals and families statewide. The Rural Law Center’s legal staff is available to assist kinship caregivers from most upstate New York counties. Family members are welcome to contact our offices with any questions you may have regarding custody, visitation and other Family Court matters.  Our staff will provide legal advice and can assist you with the preparation of custody petitions and other common issues. Our services are made possible primarily with financial support from NYS Judiciary Civil Legal Services and the IOLA Fund of the State of New York.  The RLCNY serves every upstate county in New York except: Erie, Niagara, Monroe, Onondaga, Oneida, Broome, Albany, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, and Westchester. We do not serve NYC or Long Island.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Site
Rockland Mediation Center
15 North Mill Street, Suite 217
Nyack, NY 10960
Phone: (845) 512-8730

We provide Mediation Services and related Trainings in a variety of areas including Community Dispute Resolution, Divorce, Custody and Visitation, Workplace, Restorative Justice, School Peer Mediation, Child Permanency Mediation, Special Education Mediation, and Eviction Prevention.

Rockland County Office for the Aging
Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Bldg. J
50 Sanatorium Road
Pomona, NY 10970-3546
Phone: (845) 364-2110
Fax: (845) 364-2348
Rockland County Youth Bureau
18 New Hempstead RD
New City, NY 10956
Phone: (845) 638-5166
Fax: (845) 638-5377
Rockland County Department of Social Services
50 Sanatorium Rd
Pomona, NY 10970
Phone: 845-364-3100

SNAP/Emergency Unit/Temporary Assistance: 845-364-3100

HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program): 845-364-3480

Rockland County Courthouse
Main Number
(845) 483-8300

Supreme Court
(845) 483-8310
(845) 483-8400
  Family Court
(845) 483-8210
Surrogate’s Court
(845) 483-8260

Information Rockland (InfoRock) – Health and Human Services Hotline

Phone: (845) 364-2020
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

InfoRock, an information and referral service for residents of Rockland county, serves as the primary connection for health and Human Services inquiries such as: food, shelter, financial assistance, health programs, family planning, child care, employment and training, home care, senior programs, mental health programs, counseling and crisis services, prescription discount plan, advocacy and legal services, adult and child protection, and immigration information.  Language translation available.

Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.
140 Route 303, Suite A,
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Phone: 845-267-2172

Children’s Case Management / Discovering Tomorrow Program 
Client & Family Advocate
Coordinated Children’s Services Initiative(Network)
Promising Pathways
Rockland Success Team
Recovery Services Program
Respite Services

Department of Mental Health
Building C, Sanatorium Road
Pomona, NY 10970
Phone: 845-364-2378
Fax: 845-364-2381

The mission of the Department of Mental Health is to ensure and oversee delivery of high quality, comprehensive, person-centered and recovery oriented services for persons in the Rockland community with mental illness, developmental disabilities and chemical dependency.

Rockland County Department of Health
The Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center
50 Sanatorium Road – Building D
Pomona, New York 10970
Telephone: 845-364-2512
Fax: 845-364-2628

Early Intervention Program 845-364-2032 A mandated program that provides service coordination, and therapeutic and educational services for children with disabilities from birth to three years of age and their families. Services are provided at no cost to families.

WIC: Nutrition Assistance Program for Women, Infants and Children 845-364-2577 WIC Sites in Rockland are located in Spring Valley, Monsey, New Square, Haverstraw, and Nyack. WIC is a federal program for participants who qualify (based on financial and medical or nutritional need). This program serves women who are pregnant, mothers of babies up to six months old, breastfeeding mothers of children up to 12 months old, and children under the age of five. Checks are issued to purchase supplemental nutritious foods, such as milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, fruits, and vegetables.

Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland, Inc.
121 West Nyack Road
Nanuet, NY 10954
Phone: (845) 624-6325
Fax: (845) 624-6335

This program provides much “more than a meal” to the homebound, seniors and others living in Rockland County through nutritional, recreational and social support programs.