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If you or someone you know needs help and you don't see it listed here, call us - we have a library of resources in and around Dutchess County and we'll be happy to help you find the assistance you need.
Other Resources (Also see our Links page.) The following agencies and organizations may be able to provide further assistance.
2-1-1 line: information, referrals, and personalized assistance with just about anything. Call 211, toll free, from any landline and most cellphones, 24-7
Alzheimer’s Association: Support and respite care. (845)471-2655
Catholic Charities: help with immigration issues and other crises. (845) 452-1400
Dutchess County Division of Senior Services: Meals on Wheels (Amenia), information on home care, housing options, and referrals to other services. (845)486-2555
Dutchess County Community Action Agency: food pantry, prescription assistance, fuel survivors club. (845)452-5104
Dutchess Outreach: Emergency financial assistance. (845)454-3792
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance program): 800-342-3009
Mental Health America (Dutchess Co.): (845)473-2500
Community Services and Partners
Through partnerships with many Countywide and regional organizations, NECC is able to offer a wide range of community services. Many of our partners keep office hours at NECC to better serve northeastern Dutchess County.
Our current schedule is as follows.
• Mondays and Thursdays
Dutchess Community Action
(845) 235-5713 for appointments
Assistance with DSS applications, food, clothing, prescriptions, filling out forms, rent, utilities and more.
Dutchess One-Stop, Workforce Investment Board
(845) 485-2660 ext. 3003
Job search support, job training and certifications.
• First two Fridays of each month
Catholic Charities Community Services
(845) 452-1400 ext. 4215
Immigration, financial assistance in a crisis, family support.
Also available from NECC
NECC has several ongoing programs that enable low-income members of our community to get extra help and support. From tax preparation help to discounts off your utility bills, just give us a call to learn more about any of these programs and services.
Discount Drug Cards: provided by the United Way of Dutchess County, these provide significant discounts on most discount drugs and are accepted at many local pharmacies. Call or stop by between 9-5 to get one.
Utility Bill Vouchers: Thanks to the Holiday Helping Hands Program of the United Way of Dutchess County, we have a limited number of $50 voucher which can be used towards Central Hudson or NYSEG Bills. Only available to residents of Millerton, Amenia, Wassaic, Dover Plains and Pine Plains. Have your account numer available when you call!