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Family Service Society of Yonkers: Kinship Support Program
30 South Broadway, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 437
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: (914) 963-5118
Fax: (914) 963-4313
Carolyn Fluckinger, Program Director

Provides case assistance and management, case advocacy, caregiver support groups, parenting and communication workshops, information and referral, family and youth events, free summer youth program, parenting and communication workshops, material assistance, grandparent grants, access to mediation, counseling and legal services.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services Kinship Caregivers Program

Family Ties of Westchester Inc.
Grandparents ROCK (Raising Our Children’s Kids)
112 East Post Rd.
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 995-5238
Fax: (914) 995-8421

This program provides activities, respite and recreational programs to grandparents who are the primary caretakers for their grandchildren who are experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges.

Abbott House
HEART Permanency Resource Center
100 Commerce Dr. Ste. 101
New Windsor, NY 12553
Catharine Raffaele, LMSW
Program Coordinator
Phone: 845-457-5030, ext. 3525

HEART – Helping Each Adoptive and Guardianship Family Remain Together Permanency Resource Center offers support and resources at no cost to families raising adoptive or guardianship children residing in Dutchess, Sullivan, Ulster or Westchester Counties. Our services include in-home counseling (child/caretaker), Trauma Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy,  advocacy, education assistance, recreation activities, support groups for parents and children, training for caretakers,  24 hour crisis telephone, and  referrals to community providers.

Funded by New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Pace Women’s Justice Center
27 Crane Avenue
White Plains, NY 10603
Legal Help-Lin: (914) 287-0739
Pace Women’s Justice Center is Westchester County’s leading civil legal services and training provider addressing domestic violence and elder abuse We are a nonprofit legal center located at Pace Law School with satellite offices at the White Plains and Yonkers Family Courts.  Telephone interviews with an attorney

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (Formerly Westchester/Putnam Legal Services) WPLS
90 Maple Avenue
White Plains, New York 10601
Phone: (877) 574-8529
30 South Broadway, 6th Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Ph: (877) 574-8529

100 East First Street
8th Floor, Suite 810
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
Ph: (877) 574-8529

One Park Place, Suite 303
Peekskill, NY 10566
Ph: (877) 574-8529

For more than 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.

Empire Justice Center (EJC) (formerly GULP)
80 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: (914) 422-4329
Fax: (914) 422-4391

30 South Broadway, 6th Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701
Ph: 914-595-0910
Fax: 914-423-0982

Services Provided: Child Care, Child Support, Civil Legal Services, Civil Rights, Consumer & Community, Development, Disability Benefits, Domestic Violence, Education, Health, Housing, Immigrant Rights, and Public Benefits

Alternative Dispute Resolution Center
The Westchester Mediation Center of CLUSTER
20 South Broadway, Suite 501
P. O. Box 1248
Yonkers, NY 10702
Phone: (914) 963-6500 ext 202
Fax: 914-963-4566

The Westchester Mediation Center provides mediation services for many families, communities and schools throughout Westchester, much of it supported by the Unified Court System of New York.

Westchester County Department of Senior Programs & Services
9 South First Ave.,10th floor
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Phone: (914) 813-6400
Fax: (914) 813-6296

This department provides a variety of services and information ranging from family counseling to legal services.  Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) assists eligible low-income, elderly and disabled residents with home heating costs. Individuals over age of 60 can apply for HEAP through the Westchester Department of Social Services at 914-995-5619.


Westchester County Youth Bureau
112 E. Post Rd, 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 995-2745
Fax: (914) 285-3871

The Children’s Village, Inc.
One Echo Hills
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Phone: (914) 693-0600 

The Children’s Village’s Dobbs Ferry campus provides short-term residential programs for more than 1,000 children and youth annually. This campus, which is located just 35 minutes from New York City, includes 180 acres of rolling hills and woods, a state-of-the-art recreation center with an indoor pool, a 24/7 medical clinic, a K to 12 New York State school, and a full staff of clinical professionals. In addition, various supports like our Mentoring, Chapel, and work training programs provide youth with endless opportunities for success.

Department of Social Services:
DSS provides a variety of services to county residents including Medicaid, SNAP (food stamps), Temporary Assistance and Homeless services.
Mount Vernon District Office
100 East First Street
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Phone: (914)995-3333

Peekskill District Office
750 Washington Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: (914) 995-3333

White Plains District Office
85 Court Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 995-3333

Yonkers District Office
131 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: (914) 995-3333

Westchester County Department of Health
145 Huguenot Street
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: (914) 813-5000

The Department of Health is a community of professional public health workers who help you and your family enjoy better health.  We protect and promote the health of the public through prevention, prolonging meaningful life and providing leadership in health


Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health
112 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601

The Department of Community Mental Health plans, oversees and coordinates services for individuals and their families with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse disorders.

Family Services of Westchester, Inc.
One Gateway Plaza
Port Chester, NY 10573
Phone: (914) 937-2320

FSW offers a broad range of innovative programs custom designed to meet particular needs of children, teens, adults, and the elderly through our seven Family Centers.

Westchester Community Opportunity Program
2 Westchester Plaza
Elmsford, NY 10523
Phone: (914) 592-5600
Fax: (914) 592-2748

WestCop mobilizes and effectively manages resources that will help the low income and at-risk populations in Westchester County become more self-sufficient. Currently we administer over 24 programs addressing almost every social need including community action, early childhood development, employment and training, victims assistance, weatherization and foster grandparents.

Westchester Jewish Community Services
845 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: (914) 761-0600
Fax: (914) 761-5367

WJCS offers a comprehensive range of services for people who live or work in the County. Our extensive connections to sister agencies and government services allow us to serve the multi-faceted needs of individuals and families.

Hispanic Resource Center of Larchmont and Mamaroneck
623 Mamaroneck Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Phone: (914) 835-1512
Fax: (914) 835-1551
The Hispanic Resource Center promotes the cultural, economic, educational and professional integration of immigrants to the already established larger community.  HRC accomplishes this in three primary ways: education, advocacy/social services and employment.  HRC provides free services in the following:
• Assistance with housing, rent arrears, food, and social services
• Mediation between tenants and landlords
• Translations / forms completion
• Notary services
• Referrals to partner agencies for health, legal and immigration services
• Advocacy and counseling for victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault