Catholic Charities - Get help from agencies and other resources listed on this site: HEAP,  SNAP, family crisis, Deaf Center, CYO, workshops & ohers.

Local office CCCSDC:   218 Church Street Poughkeepsie 12601   845-452-1400 Are you working but having a hard time making ends meet?

​​​​​Area Food Pantries- Get a  list of food pantries in our area, this list was updated on 2020.

Rebuilding Together- Bringing volunteers and communities together to revitalize homes, assuring that qualified homeowners live independently in a warm, safe and dry environment.

Food Bank of the Hudson Valley - List of  food banks in the area and list of other resources and information

Food Sustainability -  Learn about sustainable food practices, environmental degradation and food security. Find a church nearby in your travels.

Food Expiration App -  USDA launch app to help understand, for example "use by" and "sell by" dates, and reduce food waste.


Child Care Council - Dutchess County resources for families, providers and finding child care.

United Way of Dutchess County-  Get information and help on healthcare, prescriptions, fuel/energy fund and a list of other resource.  

You can also call them at 845-473-1500.

Tax Preparation - Call 211 to make your appointment for Free Tax Preparation and Free E-Filing.   AARP membership is NOT required to receive service and NO Age Restrictions.  Visit AARPFoundation.orgfor tax site locations.   This volunteer-run tax preparation service is offered to low and moderate income taxpayers.

Habitat Dutchess Restore -  Donate or purchase new and used furniture, appliances and surplus building materials.​  

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)  -   Free civil legal civil services for those who cannot afford a lawyer, also children's advocacy, veterans & families, elder law, disability advocacy and more  .  You can call them at 877-574-8529.

Medical Loan Closet  **NEW  -  Poughkeepsie Reformed Church's Anne Hartwell Medical Equipment Loan Closet. 

Check medical devices/equipment inventory or if you want to donate see contact information .

Fidelis Care NY - Call 800-860-8707 for more information on affordable health care.  Enroll online

Our local representative is Carl Garofolo Jr. and you can reach him at 845-483-1292 ext. 25111.

Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS) -  Provide case management for people on medicaid with on-going medical conditions.

Visit for more information.

Walgreens  -  Flu shots, immunizations and vaccines, no appointment necessary.  

No Insurance? No Problem!         ***  1575 Route 9 Wappingers Falls 845-632-9020.

Community Action Partnership for Dutchess Country (CAPDC)   *NEW*   Family resources available including tax preparation, emergency HEAP,  household budgeting education, one-time utility & rent assistance, dress for success, health insurance assistance, employment

assistance and more. Visit  Network of Christians from many churches working together to help local people in need.  For furniture donations call 845-471--0102 or go to the website on "how to donate a product"  under Get Involvded or  email

​​​The Barn Thrift Shop  or Barn Again Store  -  Buy  or donate clothe, furniture,  toys, dinning/kitchen items & more.  The stores raise funds for

non-denominational Christian ministries.  Pleasant Valley & Poughkeepsie locations:  845-635-9630,  845-473-1501