Master Orange County Resources List During The COVID19 Crisis
Orange County’s designated anti-poverty organization offering resources for low-income residents. Office is closed to visitors but services available via phone. Facebook page offers a demo on how to complete a Census 2020 questionnaire.
Independent Living/Independent Home Care
Provides supports and services to individuals with disabilities and their families. We serve individuals with all types of disabilities including physical, mental health, substance use disorder, developmental, etc. Currently, we are providing our full array of services over the phone.
Cornerstone Family Healthcare
A non-profit community healthcare dedicated to seeing patients regardless of their ability to pay. Remains open for services. If you think you have been exposed to coronavirus and are experiencing symptoms call 845-563-8000 before visiting a facility.
Services continue for substance abuse and mental health treatment. Office is closed to visitors but services available via phone. Offering an online corona-theme workout.
2-1-1 Hudson Valley Region
United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline is a free, confidential, multilingual service to assist the public with health and human services related questions. It is open 365 days a year.
Newburgh Armory Unity Center
Enrichment activities for youth are available online and include Healthy Scholars, lending library of e-books, online chess club, and more.
Orange County Department of Social Services
Financial assistance, referrals for APS and CPS, foster care, medical assistance, Medicaid, and SNAP (food stamps). Services remain available via phone. The building vestibule is open and displays materials, instructions and a dropbox which is checked each hour. Staff will respond with a phone call. If you have an open case, call your examiner directly.
Location: 141 Broadway
Homeless help: 2-1-1
Winterhaven and Warming Station shelters will continue to house those most vulnerable. Non-essential programming is suspended including the Hospitality Center, Thrift Store, and Hygiene Closet.
Warming Station location: 104 S. Lander Street
MISN (Maternal Infant Services Network)
Help with enrollment into state funded health programs (Child Health Plus and Family Health Plus), teen pregnancy prevention programs and perinatal health education and referral services. Services available via phone. Online breastfeeding class series.
Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh
Closed for visitors. Visit website for a schedule of online activities, classes, social media challenges.
Fearless! Hudson Valley (FKA Safe Homes of Orange County)
Locations are closed to visitors and staff are working remotely. Non-residential services including safety planning, crisis counseling, therapeutic services, legal support, and information and referrals are being handled remotely via 24 hour hotline. Court accompaniment is still being provided for family offenses petitions and our confidential emergency shelter and 24 hotline are always operational.
Phone: 24-hour hotline 845-562-5340, business office 845-562-5365
Newburgh Free Library
Closed to visitors, however the library’s digital resources are available 24/7 from home with you library card. We have increased the number of items you can borrow on the popular streaming service hoopla to 10 items per month during the Library’s closure for access to e-books, e-audiobooks, music, and much more. As well as a temporary 3-month digital library card for members of our community who have never had a library card or who have lost their current one. Ask-a-Librarian for help at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-563-3628. For help with Overdrive/Libby or hoopla during the closure, call 845-563-3609 to make an appointment for Tech Support.
Connections to volunteer opportunities during coronavirus including meal preparation and delivery and letter writing for homebound seniors. Lists of food pantries and soup kitchens, resources for phone and video conferencing, employment opportunities throughout the community, and military support.
Community Resources webpage: www.uwdor.org/covid19-communityresources
Helpers Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/docommunitystrongresources/members
Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens List
Food pantries and soup kitchens in Newburgh are implementing health recommendations as they serve people in need. Indicated below are lists for local resources. These will be updated to reflect changes in operations. Before reporting to a center for food, please call ahead to learn about operational changes.
- Newburgh Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens (information)
- Newburgh Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens (schedule)
- Port Jervis