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 .

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.

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

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

No Insurance? No Problem!         ***  1575 Route 9 Wappingers Falls 845-632-9020. Are you working but having a hard time making ends meet?

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

Visit for more information.

Child Care Council - Dutchess County resources for families, providers and finding child care. Find a church nearby in your travels.

Area Food Pantries- Get a  list of food pantries in our area, this list was updated September 2014.  Network of Christians from many churches working together to help local people in need.

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.

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


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.

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

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 for tax site locations.   This volunteer-run tax preparation service is offered to low and moderate income taxpayers.

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