Food Sustainability -  Learn about sustainable food practices, environmental degradation and food security.

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

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.

Food Bank of the Hudson Valley - List of  food banks in the area and list of other resources and 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. Are you working but having a hard time making ends meet?  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

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


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 .

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.

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

Visit for more information.

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

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

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

Food Expiration App -  USDA launch app to help understand, for example "use by" and "sell by" dates, and reduce food waste. Find a church nearby in your travels.

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.

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

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

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

​​​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