Community Information

Arts/Culture | Child Care | Churches Community Service and Action | Crisis Hotlines | Disabled | Domestic Violence | Education | Employment   | Environment | ESL | Eviction Services | Family Services | Food Pantries | Health/Mental HealthHousing  |(Homeless)Immigration | Legal Assistance | Literacy | Public Assistance | Re-entry |
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Arts/Culture

Art Gallery at Riverfront Library The Art Gallery at Riverfront Library (on the 4th floor)  is managed by a committee which meets from time to time and schedules special exhibits throughout the year.  Events are usually booked a year or more in advance. For more information or to arrange for interviews, the gallery can be contacted at: Haifa Bint-Kadi Curator of the Riverfront YPL Gallery 914-377-6680 haifabintkadi@gmail.com

Beczak Environmental Education Center Hudson River Valley Environmental Education Institute (HRVEEI) is the new umbrella name for programs at Beczak Environmental Education Center and Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center (Sleepy Hollow, NY). HRVEEI staff work with approximately 20,000 children and families each year in river-based programming. 35 Alexander Street Yonkers, NY  10710 914-377-1900 www.beczak.org

Blue Door Artist Association Brings the arts to local communities throughout the tri-state area that are currently underserved by art programs and exhibitions. 169 Shonnard Terrace Yonkers, NY 10701 914-965-3397 www.bluedoorart.org

Blue Door Gallery Showcases accomplished and emerging artists with unusual or experimental vision. 13 Riverdale Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-375-5100 bluedoorgallery.org

Hudson River Museum 511 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-4550 www.hrm.org

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site 29 Warburton Avenue (at Dock Street) Yonkers, NY  10701 914-965-4027 www.philipsemanorhall.blogspot.com

Science Barge A sustainable urban farm powered by solar, wind, and biofuel, irrigated by rainwater and purified river water.  It’s open for weekday educational programs and field trips for schools, camps, and other groups from mid-April through the beginning of November.  Programs (there is a fee) range from 1-3 hours. 99 Larkin Plaza Yonkers, NY  10701 914-375-2151

YoHo Artist Studios An Artist co-op, it’s the former Alexander Smith Carpet Mills complex.  Offers artist work studios, creative office/mixed use space, a gallery and community space. 540/578 Nepperhan Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 www.yohoartists.com

Yonkers Historical Society Administrative Office Grinton I. Will Library Yonkers Public Library 1500 Central Park Avenue Yonkers, NY  10710 914-961-8940 www.yonkershistory.org/index.htm

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Child Care

Child Care Center (Greyston Foundation) 68 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-7200

Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc. The Council links families to child care options, supports over 750 child care providers and programs with training, technical assistance and resources, and partners with the local community. 313 Central Park Avenue Scarsdale, New York 10583 914-761-3456 www.childcarewestchester.org

Queens Daughters Day Care Center  Contact person: Barbara Berrios 73 Buena Vista Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-969-4491 Fax: 914-969-4823 www.queensdaughtersdaycare.com

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Churches

St. John’s Episcopal Church One Hudson Street Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-3033 www.stjohnsgs.blogspot.com

St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church 103 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-0156 Fax: 914-963-1803 www.icmary.com

St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church 91 Ludlow Street Yonkers, NY 10705 (914) 963-0822 Fax: (914) 968-9305 stpeterschurchny.com

For a more complete list, go to: yonkers.areaconnect.com/churches.htm Data based on 2006 data gathered for Yonkers New York Churches. AreaConnect does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.

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Community Service and Action

24 hour hot line service For more information: www.nychaplaincyservices.org/resources.html
     New York State Chaplain Task Force New York Chaplaincy Services, along with its community crisis response units 
     New York State Chaplain Task Force, United States Chaplain Task Force & World    Chaplaincy Organization, trains, maintains and dispatches highly skilled volunteer Inter-Faith Community Crisis Chaplains to provide spiritual and emotional support and assistance to individuals and their families, local & state agencies, as well as public and private institutions, in times of crisis.  Our Community Crisis Chaplains  advise at all levels and offer honest and candid moral and spiritual guidance to all.  Our volunteer chaplains have all undergone extensive background checks at the local, state and federal levels, and are certified in First Aid, CPR & AED. We take pride in providing 24/7 365 day a year emergency spiritual and emotional support services. 157 Leonard Street, Brooklyn, NY  11206 (headquarters) 142-46 249th Street, Rosedale, NY  11422 (mailing address) 718-749-8534

Catholic Charities Community Services  Helps with serving the basic needs of the poor, troubled, frail and oppressed of all religions. 204 Hawthorne Ave., Yonkers, NY 10701 914-476-2700  Esmeralda Hoscoy: esmeralda.hoscoy@archny.org   Fax: 914-965-4241 City of Yonkers www.cityofyonkers.com

CLUSTER, Inc. A multi-service agency, provides services in these four core program areas: Mental Health Residential Services Westchester and Rockland Mediation Centers (includes Eviction Prevention) Youth & Family Programs Housing Resource Center 20 S. Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-6500 Housing Programs Division 914-376-0063 www.ClusterInc.org

Community Development Block Grant Office of Community Development  The CDBG program provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. 87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 312 Yonkers, NY  10701 914-377-6650 www.cityofyonkers.com/play/departments-g-w/planning-and-development/development/community-development/community-development-block-grant

Community Planning Council of Yonkers 20 South Broadway, Suite 514 Yonkers, NY  10701 914-969-3616 Fax: 914-423-5900

Crisis and Response Team
     St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester one of the largest providers of mental health, addiction recovery, and residential services in the region, including: 108 psychiatric and 30 addiction rehab beds, Outpatient Services including mental health clinic, PROS program, addiction treatment programs, partial hospital, Westchester County’s Mobile Crisis Team , Addiction treatment programs in Port Chester and Tuckahoe, Mobile ACT Team serving Southern Westchester, Health Home Care Coordination for Southern Westchester, 723 OMH and OASAS licensed residential beds in New York City and Westchester County, and Methadone Treatment Centers in Brooklyn and Queens
     Main Hospital Switchboard: (914) 967-6500 
     24/7 Evaluation and Referral Services: (914) 925-5320 or toll free (855) 239-0019
     Crisis Prevention and Response Team (Westchester County): (914) 925-5959
     Maxwell Institute: (914) 337-6033
     Medical Director’s Office: (914) 925-5310
     Community Relations/Media: (914) 925-5051 or click to email
     Development: (914) 925-5411 or click to email
     Human Resources: (914) 925-5211
     Patient Billing Inpatient: (914) 925-5492  Outpatient: (914) 925-5372
     Port Chester Recovery Center: (914) 939-2700
     St. Vincent’s Family Medicine & Urgent Care Center: (914) 925-5800

Greyston Foundation Network of for-profit and not-for-profit entities, providing jobs, workforce development, low-income housing, supportive services, child care, after-school programs, comprehensive HIV health care, tenant services, community gardens and agourmet bakery business. Main Office 21 Park Avenue Yonkers, NY  10703 914-376-3900 greyston.com

Living Transformation International Center Faith-based, multi-service organization, assists homeless, seniors, at-risk youth, families, people living with AIDS/HIV and immigrants.  They offer a Conflict Resolution Workshop, Food Pantry, Housing Assistance, Eviction Prevention, etc. 28 Lawrence Street Yonkers, NY  10705 914-751-7986 Fax: 914-751-8001

Mary J. Blige Center for Women A partnership between WJCS (Westchester Jewish Community Services) and FFAWN  (The Mary J. Blige Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now, Inc.) is committed to providing girls and women with skills, knowledge, resources and supports that will empower them to pursue their personal goals and become self-sufficient, confident women. 489 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-965-9140 www.wjcs.com www.ffawn.org

Mental Health Association of Westchester
Offers support groups, individual therapy, and group therapy to children, teens, adults, and seniors.  They also have referral services.  To schedule an appointment at a location convenient to you call our Central Scheduler at 914-345-0700, ext. 7350.  General contact number: 914-345-0700, ext. 7303.  Email:  help@mhawestchester.org
     Yonkers Location: 20 South Broadway, Suite 1109   
www.mhawestchester.org

The Salvation Army – Yonkers Citadel  A holistic ministry providing physical and spiritual services, including: emergency housing, food, clothing, counseling; leisure/recreational (sports) program: educational (youth services) after school; religious and worship services; and informational referrals. 110 New Main St. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-1222  x101 Fax: 914-963-6229 www.use.salvationarmy.org

Sharing Community Delivers a comprehensive array of services to people in need which includes food, housing and eviction prevention, job training and health and mental health services. Satellite Mental Health Clinic One Hudson Street Yonkers, NY  10701 Mailing address:  P.O. Box 657 Yonkers, NY  10702 914-963-2626 914-964-5286 www.thesharingcommunity.org

Westchester Disabled on the Move, Inc. 984 North Broadway, Suite LL-10 Yonkers, NY10701  Provides benefits advocacy for people with disabilities, including assisting individuals in completing applications, preparing for rental interviews, negotiating with landlords, eviction prevention, and modifying their homes to make them more usable to individuals with disabilities.  The center maintains a list of realtors, managing agents, public housing sites and will provide referrals to individuals.  914-968-4717    www.wdom.org

(YCAP) Yonkers Community Action Program, Inc. Its mission is to reduce poverty in the Yonkers community by providing programs and services that encourage financial independence, insure proper sustenance, supplement existing educational programs and provide full healthful recreation. 164 Ashburton Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-423-5905 www.yonkerscap.org

Yonkers Coalition for Youth Mission Statement: Yonkers Coalition for Youth (YCY) will mobilize the 3d precinct of the Yonkers community to reduce substance use among youth and create positive long term outcomes. The YCA will target: alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs, and inhalant abuse and focus on coordination and prevention efforts, encourage citizen participation in substance use reduce efforts, and disseminate information about effective programs.
20 South Broadway, 4th floor, Yonkers, NY 10701
Contact: Edith Cepeda, Coalition Coordinator, Phone: 914-332-1300
Fax: 914-366-8826, Email: yonkerscoalition4youth@gmail.com
Website: www.yonkerscoalitionforyouth.com

Yonkers Downtown/Waterfront BID 15 Main Street Yonkers, NY  10701 914-969-6660 Fax: 914-969-0331 www.yonkersdowntown.com/contact.shtml www.yonkersdowntown.com/index.shtml

YMCA     Shawn Petterson-Howard, Executive Director 17 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-0385 www.yoymca.org

YWCA Yejide Okunribudo, Executive Director 87 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-0640 www.ywcayonkers.org

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Crisis Hotlines

211 – Westchester non-emergency resources
311 – NYC non-emergency resources
711 – Permits people with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone via a text telephone (TTY)
AIDS/HIV Hotline – 1-800-232-4636
Alcohol/Drug Abuse Hotline – 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)
Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-422-4453
Depression & Bipolar Support – 1-800-826-3632
Domestic Violence – 1-800-298-7233
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline – 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
Homeless Teenagers – 1-800-621-4000
Homeless Men’s Intake (NYC) – 212-5335151
Homeless Women’s Intake (Bronx) – 718-842-9868
Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-4673
Suicide Hotline – 1-800-784-2433
Support for the Homeless – 1-800-324-7055
Teen Pregnancy – 1-800-550-4900
Veterans Crisis Line – 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

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Disabled

Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance 1-800-342-3009 otda.ny.gov

VESID Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation White Plains District Office 75 South Broadway, Suite 200 White Plains, NY 10601 914-946-1313 www.acces.nysed.gov/vr

Westchester Disabled on the Move, Inc. 984 North Broadway, Suite LL-10 Yonkers, NY 10701 914-968-4717 www.wdom.org

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Domestic Violence

Family Abuse Services of the Mental Health Assoc.: Yonkers  914-231-2883

Family Hotline/Helpline: 914-995-5972  or  914-995-2099

Mary J. Blige Center for Women 489 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-965-9140 www.wjcs.com www.ffawn.org

My Sister’s Place Ending Violence and Abuse in the Family P.O. Box 1245 Main Post Office Yonkers, NY 10702 HOTLINE:  969-5800 (for people in need, 800-298-7233) mspny.org

NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline 24-hour, toll-free, statewide hotline that offers information and crisis counseling to help abused women and children.
(English): 1-800-942-6906 (TTY English): 1-800-818-0656
(Spanish): 1-800-942-6908 (TTY Spanish): 1-800-780-7660

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Education

Charter Schools Charter School of Educational Excellence 260 Warburton Ave Yonkers, NY 10701 914-476-5070 261 Warburton Avenue 914-375-2733  or  914-375-2467 www.charterschoolofeducationalexcellence.org

College of Technology – Technical Career Institutes 53 South Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701 1-800-878-8246 www.tcicollege.edu

Educational Opportunity Center of Westchester 26 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-606-7600 www.sunywcc.edu/cms/wp-content/uploads/2012/eoc

GED Classes in Yonkers Send GED applications to: Yonkers Public Schools-Information Center, 28 Wells Avenue, Bldg#2, GED c/o Karen, Yonkers, NY  10701. Call:  917-376-8603 to register for classes. www.emsc.nysed.gov/ged GED Classes: 1)  Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) 26 South Broadway, 6th Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 914-606-7600 2)  Gorton High School 17-year-olds ONLY Yonkers Residents Only 914-376-8603 3)  Yonkers Pathways to Success (formerly Center for Continuing Education) Yonkers Public Schools Pathways to Success 75 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, New York  10701 914-376-8600 pathways.ypschools.org

GED CLASSES IN SPANISH BOCES 345-8500

GED 1:1 tutoring Yonkers Public Library 1 Larkin Center, 3rd Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 10am-1pm Wed. and Fri..; 5pm-8pm Thurs.

GED TEST IN SPANISH People may now take the GED test in Spanish at EOC and Pathways to Success.  On their applications, they need to check in box #10 the language in which they wish to be tested. Educational Opportunity Center 26 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-606-7641 Yonkers Pathways to Success 914-375-8600

High School Diploma  (External High School Diploma Program) Yonkers Pathways to Success 75 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, New York 10701 914-376-8600

SAIL (The School for Adaptive & Integrated Learning) at Ferncliff Manor Provides quality, innovative educational programming for developmentally disabled children; those there as residents, and a small number of children from surrounding communities as day students. 1154 Saw Mill River Road Yonkers, NY  10710 914-968-4854 www.sailatferncliff.com

Southern Westchester BOCES Offers continuing education courses, career courses, and GED and ESL programs.  914-937-3820  www.swboces.org

Westchester School for Special Children 45 Park Ave. Yonkers, NY  10703 914-376-4300 westchesterschool.org

Yonkers Board of Education Dr. Edwin M. Quezada, Superintendent of Schools 28 Wells Ave (i.Park on Hudson) Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-8000 www.YonkersPublicSchools.org

Yonkers Partners in Education Wendy R. Nadel, Executive Director 86 Main St. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-2725 www.Ypie.org

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Employment

Employee Assistance Program Consortium 984 North  Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-423-EAPS (3277)

Employment Center 20 South Broadway, 12th floor Yonkers, NY  10701 914-965-9500

Job Assistance Ages 40 and up FSWorks/AARP Work Search Mondays and Wednesdays, 10am – 4pm Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Branch 1 Larkin Center, Event Space Yonkers, NY 10701

Job Search Coach Most Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm Help with resumes, online applications, job searching and interviewing.  No registration is necessary. Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Branch 1 Larkin Center, 3rd floor Yonkers, NY 10701 914-375-7966

Project Step(Strategize, Train, Empower and Place) NADAP´s customized employment services program for HIV/AIDS residents of Westchester and the Bronx. 20 South Broadway, 12th floor Yonkers, NY  10701 914-709-1373 Fax: 914-595-0423 www.westchester-hiv-aids-job-seeker.org www.nadap.org

Strategic Business Alliance of Yonkers Committed to developing, increasing, and promoting business opportunities for minorities and women throughout Westchester County, NY. 30 South Broadway,  Suite 710 Yonkers, NY  10701 914-966-7229 914-422-1119

VESID Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation White Plains District Office 75 South Broadway, Suite 200 White Plains, NY 10601 914-946-1313 www.acces.nysed.gov/vr

Work Program For Children (14-20 yr. olds) Ms. Mary Peterson 20 South Broadway, Suite 1109 Yonkers, NY  10701 914-423-5900

Working Papers – Board of Education 38 Wells Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-8187

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Environment

Beczak Environmental Education Center 35 Alexander Street Yonkers, New York 10701 914-377-1900 Fax: 914-377-1173

Groundwork Hudson Valley  Helps residents reclaim and revitalize communities with great need through on-the-ground initiatives that provide hope and empowerment. We focus on neighborhoods with crumbling parks, abandoned houses, vacant lots, and polluted waterways, further blighted by crime, health, and employment issues. 22 Main Street, 2nd floor Yonkers, NY  10701 914-375-2151 www.groundworkhv.org

(City of) Yonkers Bureau of Parks, Recreation and Conservation 285 Nepperhan Avenue Yonkers, NY  10701 914-377-6441

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ESL

Educational Opportunity Center of Westchester 26 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-606-7600 www.sunywcc.edu/cms/wp-content/uploads/2012/eoc

Free ESL Center in High Schools: Lincoln High School ESL Center The Center is part of JCY-WCP’s Intro2America program, which recruits community volunteers to mentor ESL students and also provides workshops for the students and their families.  Students in the Bilingual and ESL programs now have the opportunity to work with trained mentors and improve their English skills. 375 Kneeland Avenue Yonkers, NY  10704 914-376-8400

Yonkers Middle/High School ESL Center To support ESL students in grades nine through twelve.  Mentoring is provided to ESL students and workshops fro the students and their families. See above description. 150 Rockland Avenue Yonkers, NY  10705 914-376-8191

LVWC (Literacy Volunteers of Westchester County, NY) Learning Center of Yonkers & Central Administrative Office: (Literacy and Citizenship) Yonkers Riverfront Library 1 Larkin Center, 2nd Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 Jennie Mosquera, Yonkers Coordinator 914-375-7964 www.literacywestchester.org

Yonkers Pathways to Success (formerly Center for Continuing Education) This free program assists foreign-born students who have difficulty speaking, reading, writing or understanding the English language. In addition to family and community living, there is an increased emphasis on incorporating workplace and vocational English. Yonkers Public Schools Pathways to Success 75 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, New York  10701 914-376-8600 pathways.ypschools.org

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Eviction Services

Catholic Charities Also helps with eviction services. Yonkers, NY 10701 914-476-2700

CLUSTER, Inc. A multi-service agency, provides services in these four core program areas: Mental Health Residential Services Westchester and Rockland Mediation Centers (includes Eviction Prevention) Youth & Family Programs Housing Resource Center 20 S. Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-6500 Housing Programs Division 914-376-0063 www.ClusterInc.org

Living Transformation International Center Faith-based, multi-service organization, assists homeless, seniors, at-risk youth, families, people living with AIDS/HIV and immigrants.  They offer a Conflict Resolution Workshop, Food Pantry, Housing Assistance, Eviction Prevention, etc. 28 Lawrence Street Yonkers, NY  10705 914-751-7986 Fax: 914-751-8001

Sharing Community Delivers a comprehensive array of services to people in need which includes food, housing and eviction prevention, job training and health and mental health services. Satellite Mental Health Clinic One Hudson Street Yonkers, NY  10701 Mailing address:  P.O. Box 657 Yonkers, NY  10702 914-963-2626 914-964-5286 www.thesharingcommunity.org Westchester County DSS

Department of Social Services County Office Building #2 112 East Post Road, 5th floor White Plains, NY  10601 914- 995-5000, 914-995-5533 (Includes eviction prevention) socialservices.westchestergov.com/contactus

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Family Services

Family Matters Provides intensive clinical and case management services to children and adolescents who are seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) and their families living in northern and southern Westchester County. Services are individualized, based on family needs and are wrapped-around the child/adolescent and his/her family; and include family, group and individual counseling, psychiatric consultations, crisis intervention and prevention, recreation, respite, parent education and training, tutoring, mentoring, case management and vocational opportunities.  Services are mobile and are provided as and where needed. 1 Odell Plaza Yonkers, NY  10701 914-237-6089 Described at Westchester Jewish Community Services website: www.wjcs.com

Family Service Society of Yonkers Provider of home health care services 30 South Broadway, 5th Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-5118 www.fssy.org

Family Services of Westchester, includes Fathers Count Yonkers location: 20 South Broadway Yonkers, NY 10707 914-964-6767 www.fsw.org

Fathers Count/Re-entry Plus Teaches responsible parenting skills, financial literacy, and the importance of building and maintaining healthy relationships.  Provided free of charge to men aged 18+ who are fathers, reside in Westchester County and meet any of the following criteria: 1) Fathers on probation or parole 2) Fathers recently or about to be released from the Westchester County Dept. of Correction 3) Fathers in child support arrears. Contact: Ms. Walcott, Program Director, 914-964-6767, x126, or 914-708-6360

Home Behavior Therapy Program WESTHAB, Inc. 8 Bashford Street Yonkers, NY  10701 914-345-2800 www.Westhab.org

K.I.C.S. (Kids in Community Schools)  Satellite Clinic An exemplary school-based mental health program funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health.  Provides comprehensive, integrated, wrap around mental health and related services to children and their families from the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, a pre-K through fifth grade facility in Yonkers, NY. Martin Luther King Elementary School 135 Locust Hill Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-5124

My Sister’s Place Ending Violence and Abuse in the Family P.O. Box 1245 Main Post Office Yonkers, NY 10702 Domestic violence shelter (33 beds) Contact Karen Cheeks-Lomax, Executive Director: 914-683-1333 or Helen Boylan Mail: 1 Water Street (3rd Floor) White Plains, NY 10601 Fax: 914-683-1412 HOTLINE:  969-5800 (for people in need, 800-298-7233) Fax: 914-969-0526 mspny.org

Yonkers Residential Center, Inc. Provides social services to adolescents and their families. Residential services are provided in a 12 bed group home for boys, a 16 bed coed residence for chemically dependent adolescents and a 16 bed residence for pregnant and parenting adolescents. Breakaway provides day treatment services to adolescent substance abusers. The Yonkers Youth Connection provides counseling services to adolescents and their families. 317 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-965-1751

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Food Pantries

A Different Start Food Pantry Cassandra Rojo 489 South Broadway Yonkers, NY 10705 914-965-9140 Hours: Monday through Thursday 12:30 PM; Food distribution to clients in the program only

Bethany Ame Church Feeding Program Barbara Dozick / Asalee Aldrich Bethany Ame Church 21 Ludlow Street Yonkers, NY 10705 914-965-0511 Hours: Wednesdays 3 – 5 PM

Pressley Memorial Food Pantry Lejune Greenidge 38 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 914-423-8345 Hours: 2nd Saturday 11 AM – 2 PM

Pressley Memorial Soup Kitchen Lejune Greenidge 38 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10703 914-423-8345 Hours: 1st & 2nd Sat of Month, Noon – 3 PM

Riverdale S.D.A. Church Food Pantry Anne Green 165 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 914-423-5373 Hours: Alternate Sundays 11 AM – 2 PM (Closed 6 weeks during summer)

Riverdale S.D.A. Church Soup Kitchen Anne Green 165 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 914-423-5373 Hours: Sun 11 AM- 2 PM

Sacred Heart Food for the Hungry Lloyd Westlake St. Joseph’s Church 141 Ashburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 914-693-0119 Hours: Sat 8 AM – 9:30 AM

Saint Joseph’s Soup Kitchen Deacon Santiago St. Joseph’s Church 141 Ashburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 914-963-0730 Hours: Sunday 2 PM-4 PM

Saint Peter’s Food Pantry Barbara Giriat 91 Ludlow Street Yonkers, NY 10705 914-963-0822 Hours: Tues And Fri 10 AM – 12 PM or when bags run out

San Andres Episcopal Church Food Pantry Beatrice Castrillon 22 Post Street Yonkers, NY 10705 914-963-9523 Hours: Every 1st and 3rd Monday 1 PM – 2 PM; Numbers distributed at 10 AM

Sharing Community Nadine Burns-Lyons 1 Hudson Street Yonkers, NY 10701 914-963-2626 Hours: Mon – Fri 9:30 AM – 3 PM

Steppin Up Yonkers – Angel Food Pantry Vernon Brinkley Vernon@groundworkhv.org 77 Walsh Road Yonkers, NY 10701 914-375-2151 Hours: Last Wednesday of the month 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Westhab Elm Street Food Pantry Mayra Gonzalez Mayra.Gonzalez@westhab.org 103 Elm Street Yonkers, NY 10701 914-968-7627 X 109 Hours: To Be Determined

Westhab Special Needs Food Pantry Nyclalle Walcott 28 Pier Street Yonkers, NY 10703 914-376-0063 Hours: 2nd Wednesday of every month 3 – 5 PM

Yonkers Cap Food Pantry Linda Heyward 164 Ashburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 914-423-5905 Hours: 2nd & last Wed 9 AM -11 AM for Seniors Non-Seniors 2nd and last Fri 9 AM -11 AM

Yonkers Churches Food Center Javiar Alvarez 110 New Main Street Yonkers, NY 10701 914-963-1222 Hours: Tues and Thurs 10 AM -1 PM

Yonkers Family YMCA – Soup Kitchen Shawyn Patterson Howard 914-963-0183 X 11 Shawynh@yoymca.org 17 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 Adult Feeding Program and Kids Cafe

Yonkers Hungry People Food Pantry Rev. Nagi Yousef Yonkers First Arabic Baptist Church 98 Waverly Street Yonkers, NY 10701 914-376-9784 Hours: Thurs 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Yonkers S.D.A. Church Food Pantry Martha Covi 793 North Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701 914-963-6776 Hours: Wednesday, 1 PM – 3 PM

Yonkers Hungry People Soup Kitchen Rev. Nagi Yousef Yonkers First Arabic Church 98 Waverly Street Yonkers, NY 10701 914-376-9784 Hours: Thursday 3 PM – 4 PM

YWCA Of Yonkers Food Pantry Doris Rogers 87 South Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701 914-963-0640 Hours: 1st & 3rd Wednesday 1 PM – 3 PM

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Health/Mental Health

CASAC (350-hour Credentiated Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor) Educational Program: St. Joseph’s Medical Center 127 South Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701 914-378-7000 www.saintjosephs.org Maitri Adult Day Health Care Program Treatment and facilitated workshops for individuals and their families coping with the HIV/AIDS. 23 Park Avenue Yonkers, NY  10703 914-376-3903 www.greyston.org

Mental Health Clinics Yonkers Locations: 20 South Broadway, Suite 1101 Yonkers, NY  10701 914-345-0700, x7350 487 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-423-4433

NY State of Health The official informational website for the New York State of Health. Learn how the new health care law affects you. nystateofhealth.ny.gov

Hostos Micro Society Elementary Mental Health, Satellite Clinic 75 Morris Avenue Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-8174

Positive Directions Day rehabilitation and evening clinic for chemical dependency 317 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-964-0905 or 914-378-7965
www.saintjosephs.org/services/addiction-treatment/positive-directions

RehabCenter.net A Web guide to quality rehab centers and addiction treatment.  Also includes a library of educational articles.  Call 1-800-959-6280.  There are six locations in Yonkers: St. Johns Riverside Hospital –  1) Inpatient Rehabilitation, 2) MMTP Behavioral Health Services,3)  New Focus Center,4)  Park Care Pav/Chemical Dep Detox Prog.  Saint Josephs Hospital 5) Methadone Maintenance Treatment Prog, 6) Outpatient Rehabilitation. RehabCenter.net

The Renaissance Project, Inc. Substance abuse treatment center. Yonkers Location: 10 Palisades Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-423-4466

Rockland Yonkers Service Center Psychologist office, focusing on the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health issues. 2 Park Ave. Yonkers, NY  10703 914-969-0543

St. John’s Riverside Hospital  Behavioral Health Services 2 Park Ave. Yonkers, NY  10703 914-964-7873 Clinic program: New Focus Center 2 Park Ave. Yonkers, NY  10703 914-964-8000 Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program 2 Park Ave. Yonkers, NY  10703 914-964-7714

St. Joseph’s Supportive Case Management 317 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-965-5252 Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program 8 Guion Street Yonkers, NY  10701 914-378-7566 Crisis prevention and response team: Outpatient services: Mental Health Clinic 107 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-378-7461

Treatment Center for Trauma and Abuse 487 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-423-4433 x16 www.westchestergov.com/mentalhealth

Yonkers Community Health Center 30 South Broadway, #2, Yonkers, NY  10701
The Center serves the increasing number of Yonkers residents who were accessing medical services at the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center. Their mission is to provide quality, primary, comprehensive, and affordable health care to the medically underserved residents of the community.
Phone: 914-968-4898  Fax: 914-968-5496  www.mountvernonhealthcenter.org/about-ychc

Yonkers Day Treatment 18 Rosedale Road Yonkers, NY  10710 914-793-5220

Yonkers Intensive Day Treatment Yonkers Pathway to Success 75 Riverdale Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-8278

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Housing (Homeless)

Broadway Manor Permanent housing (10 units) and transitional housing (16 units) in SRO facility for homeless and formerly homeless single adults. Emergency shelter for 30 single co-ed adults. 101 North Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701 Contact Mr. Kahili Washington, House Manager: 914-476-4864

Fessenden House – Homeless shelter 9 beds for men with alcohol and drug abuse problems. 236 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 (Emergency Resident’s Phone: 965-1955) Contact Brother Christopher Jenks, Director: 914-966-8051 Fax: 914-965-8638

HUD – Housing & Urban Development Office of Community Development, City of Yonkers Bureau of Community Development 87 Nepperhan Avenue Suite 312 Yonkers, NY  10701-3818 Phone: 914-377-6650 Fax: 914-377-6672 www.cityofyonkers.com

Locust Hill Permanent housing (16 studios, two 2-bedroom and two 4-bedroom apartments) for formerly homeless singles- and families with medical needs. 87 Locust Hill Avenue Yonkers, NY  10701 Contact Mr. Luis Santos, House Manager: 914-378-1739 Sharing Community (adults) 963-2626, ext. 201

Yonkers Residential Center 100 North Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-7617

Travers House Permanent housing (30 beds) and transitional housing (14 beds) for formerly homeless disabled single adults. 100 Vark Street Yonkers, NY 10701 Contact Ms. Gloria Montalvo, House Manager: 914-963-4063

Westhab Nonprofit provider of affordable housing and supportive services in Westchester County, NY. 8 Bashford Street Yonkers, NY  10701 914-345-2800 www.Westhab.org

Westhab New Windham Residence Permanent housing (30 units) and transitional housing (25 units) for men and women in recovery or treatment program (No cooked foods accepted) 5 Hudson Street Yonkers, NY 10701 Contact Jessie Johnson (Director): 914-345-2800, x23 www.westchestercoalition.org/assistance/find-help/games/westhab-new-windham-residence

YONKERS GOSPEL MISSION For men and emancipated youth only (52 beds) 191 North  Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 Mailing address: PO Box 1491 Yonkers, NY  10702 Contact Jeff C. Hage: 914-968-6577 yonkersmission.org

YWCA Yejide Okunribudo, Executive Director 87 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 For homeless women (age 18+) Maximum number 51 Contact Doris Rogers (Life skills Coordinator and Food Pantry Ext. 102): 914-963-0640 or Equilla Anderton (Ext. 107) or Assana Koffi (Resident Dir.) Ext. 111) Fax: 914-963-7103  email: housing@ywcayonkers.org  www.ywcayonkers.org

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Immigration

Catholic Charities Immigration Assistance with Forms (attn: Gloria) 204 Hawthorne Ave. Yonkers, NY 10705 914-476-2700

Hudson River Immigrant Services (Fees are charged) 30 South Broadway 7th floor, Room 7-C Yonkers, NY 10701 (TEL)914-963-3832 (FAX)914-963-3845

Hudson Valley Justice Center Provides free, high quality legal services to immigrants.  Seeks to improve the living conditions of low-income immigrants and help them fight for safe, habitable homes.. HVJC offers legal advice and representation with legal issues including repairs, rent/overcharge, and unlawful evictions.  HVJC provides individualized legal advice and representation to immigrants seeking legal status, including work permits, adjustment of status, citizenship, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and visas for domestic violence, sex and labor trafficking, and other crime victims.  HVJC also provides assistance with public benefits issues and other legal issues.  They also offer their services in Spanish.  Services are free, and there is no income guidelines to obtain assistance.
Walk-in: 30 South Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 Phone: 914-304-3490  Open Mon.-Fri., 9am – 5pm

LVWC (Literacy Volunteers of Westchester County, NY) Learning Center of Yonkers & Central Administrative Office: (Literacy and Citizenship) Yonkers Riverfront Library 1 Larkin Center, 2nd Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 Jennie Mosquera, Yonkers Coordinator 914-375-7964 www.literacywestchester.org

The Westchester Hispanic Coalition Offers free citizenship application services for NYState Residents, and other immigration services 46 Waller Avenue White Plains, NY  10705 914-948-8466 www.hispaniccoalition.org

Y.A.L.I.S. (Yonkers Alliance for Latino and Immigrant Services, Inc.) Offers help with immigration questions in English and Spanish Contact: Beatriz Castillon 45 Ludlow Street, Suite 518 Yonkers, NY  10705 914-476-5510 Fax: 914-476-6981

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Legal Assistance

Legal Services by Area (FREE) LawHelp helps low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in their communities, answers to questions about their communities, answers to questions about their legal rights, and forms to help with their legal problems.  LawHelp en Español available. www.lawhelpny.org

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Provides free legal representation in civil matters to low income people. 30 South Broadway, 6th Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 www.lshv.org 1-877-574-8529, 914-376-3757

New York Court Help Provides courthouse addresses, directions, telephone numbers, and information to locate the right court for your problem.  Some common court “do it yourself” forms are downloadable.  Includes answers to questions about law topics important to the public, links to law libraries, and a glossary of legal terms. www.nycourthelp.gov/thelaw2.html

Westchester County Department of Law Click on the Departments tab on left, scroll down and click on the law link.  Helpful resources include information on family court, litigation and FAQs with answers to a large assortment of common legal questions. www3.westchestergov.com

The Women’s Justice Center at PACE University School of Law Founded in 1991, the Pace Women’s Justice Center serves over 2800 victims and survivors of domestic violence and elder abuse every year.  The Center makes legal information and resources readily available to the general public. 78 North Broadway White Plains, NY  10603 914-422-4069 www.law.pace.edu/wjc

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Literacy

Literacy Solutions NY Inc.  Westchester Center: (Literacy and Citizenship) Yonkers Riverfront Library 1 Larkin Center, 2nd Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 Jennie Mosquera, Yonkers Coordinator 914-375-7964 literacysolutionsny.org/

 

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Public Assistance

Department of Social Services Westchester County DSS County Office Building #2 112 East Post Road, 5th floor White Plains, NY  10601 914- 995-5000, 914-995-5533 (Includes eviction prevention) socialservices.westchestergov.com/contactus

Department of Social Services Yonkers District Office 131 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY  10701 914-231-2653 socialservices.westchestergov.com/dss-district-offices

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley Provides free legal representation in civil matters to low income people. 30 South Broadway, 6th Floor Yonkers, NY  10701 914-376-3757

Social Security Website
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are significant sources of income for retirees and people with disabilities.  Applicants generally must provide proof of income as part of their application when applying for a mortgage, public, private or subsidized housing.  For people who receive a monthly Social Security or SSI benefit, my Social Security, a secure, online service, is the fastest way to obtain a Benefit Verification or Proof of Income letter. With my Social Security people who receive benefits can easily view, print, or save an official letter that includes proof of their benefit amount and type, Medicare start date and withholding amount, and age.

Veterans Service Agency 120 New Main St. Yonkers, NY 10701 Contact: Al Ramsey, Director 914-377-6700

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Re-entry

Westchester Connections is a guide for persons formerly incarcerated, those working through probation or parole, and others similarly in need.  It offers advice from those with experience and information about organizations that can help you get ahead.  http://connections.westchesterlibraries.org


Rental (Housing)

Apartments.com www.apartments.com

Cazoodle Apartments apartments.cazoodle.com

Craig’s List www.craigslist.com Click on New York City. Click on WCH (at the top). Click on Housing.

HotPads www.hotpads.com

The Irish Echo www.irishecho.com Click on Classifieds.

The Journal News www.lohud.com Click on Apartments.

Just Rent To Own www.justrenttoown.com A specialized rent to own real estate reference that provides exclusive rent to own properties not available in any of the other resources listed in this Rental (Housing) section.

Move www.move.com

My New Place www.mynewplace.com

New York City www.nyc.gov Type housing in search box.

NYC Affordable Housing www.nyc.gov/html/housinginfo

New York Daily News www.nydailynews.com Click on Classifieds.

New York Post www.classifieds.nypost.com

New York State Affordable Housing www.nyshcr.org Click on Our Agencies, Housing Finance Agency. http://nyhousingsearch.gov

The New York Times www.nytimes.com/pages/realestate

Rent.com www.rent.com

The Riverdale Press www.riverdalepress.com Click on Classifieds.

Sublets in Westchester westchester.sublet.com

Subsidized Apartment Search www.hud.gov/apps/section8 For low-income tenants

Trulia www.trulia.com

Westchester Accessible Housing www.westchestergov.com Type accessibility in search box.

Westchester Affordable Housing www.westchestergov.com/homeseeker

Westchester Residential Opportunities www.wroinc.org

Yahoo! http://realestate.yahoo.com

Zillow www.zillow.com

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Seniors

Livable Community Connection at the Yonkers Office for the Aging 435 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, NY  10705 914-377-6806

Yonkers Office for the Aging  at the Pater Chema Cente 435 Riverdale Avenue Yonkers, NY  10705 914-377-6823

Westchester County Office for the Aging 9 South First Avenue, 10th Floor Mount Vernon, NY 10550-3414 914-813-6300 www.co.westchester.ny.us/aging

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Case Managers Case managers can connect seniors with services in their community. 914-377-6823  

Home Delivered Meals Hot, nutritious meals delivered to Yonkers homebound seniors. 914-963-2460

Recreation Programs Yonkers Parks Department – senior programs. 914-377-6444

Transportation Services For seniors, transportation services within city limits. 914-963-4411

Veterans Services Helping veterans and their spouses and dependents obtain their entitled benefits. 914-377-6700

***Nutrition Centers*** Provide seniors with a hot lunch and recreation activities. For more information call 914-377-6825.

North Yonkers Preservation 219 Ridge Avenue Mon. – Fri., 10am – 2pm

Chema Community Center 435 Riverdale Avenue Mon. – Fri., 10am – 2pm

Scotti Community Center 680 Bronx River Road Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sun. 10:30am – 1:30pm

Nepperhan Community Center 342 Warburton Avenue Tues. & Thurs., 11am – 2pm

***Senior Centers***

Free for Yonkers Residents.  For more information call 914-377-6444.

Grinton I. Will Library 1500 Central Park Avenue Mon. – Fri., 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Coyne Park Community Center 777 McLean Avenue Mon. – Fri., 12pm – 4pm

Charles A. Cola Community Center 945 North Broadway Mon., Wed. & Fri., 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Rauso Post 178 Waverly Street Tues., 11am – 3pm

Bryn Mawr Church Hall 20 Buckingham Road Mon. & Wed., 12pm – 4pm

St. Mark’s Church Hall 1373 Nepperhan Avenue Tues. & Fri., 11:30am – 4:30pm

Runyon Heights Community Center 21 Runyon Avenue Wed., 10:30am – 4:30pm

Terrace City Lodge #1499 95 North Broadway Wed., 11am – 3pm

Scotti Community Center 680 Bronx River Road Mon., Tues., Wed. & Fri. 12pm – 4pm

Nodine Hill Community Center 140 Fillmore Street Mon. – Fri., 12pm – 4pm

North East Jewish Center Hall 11 Salisbury Road Thurs., 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Nepperhan Community Center 342 Warburton Avenue Tues. & Thurs., 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Crestwood Library 16 Thompson Street Mon. & Tues., 12pm – 4pm

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Small Business

Empire State Development Empire State Development’s Division for Small Business is established in New York State Economic Development Law to represent the interests of small businesses and to support the development and expansion of small businesses with under 100 employees. The Division directs a wide array of programs and initiatives to support small businesses. New York City Region: 633 Third Avenue – 31st Floor New York, NY 10017 212-803-3130 Email:  nys-nyc@esd.ny.gov esd.ny.gov/smallbusiness.html

Professional Development Center at Westchester Community College PDC provides a comprehensive curriculum of counseling for business owners, their employees and entrepreneurs. Route  9A Valhalla, N.Y. 10595-1698 Contact: Ann Rubenzahl 914-606-6618 E-mail: Ann.Rubenzahl@sunywcc.edu www.sunywcc.edu/continuing-ed/pdc

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) SCORE is a national network of volunteer business executives who provide start-up and small business expertise. SCORE volunteers serve as “Counselors to Americas Small Business.” 120 Bloomingdale Road White Plains, N.Y. 10605 914-948-3907 E-mail: scoreinfo@scorewestchester.com www.scorewestchester.com

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) The SBA provides information about various programs that can help position businesses for contractual opportunities within federal government. 26 Federal Plaza, Suite 3100 New York, N.Y. 10278 Contact: Larry Pontillo 212-264-9494 E-mail: Larry.Pontillo@sba.gov www.sba.gov

Westchester County IDA The County of Westchester Industrial Development Agency (IDA) can be an important source of financial assistance to both existing businesses and those relocating. A variety of incentives are available to corporations and small companies. James Colemean Executive Director, County of Westchester IDA 914-995-2963 E-mail: jrc9@westchestergov.com www.westchesterida.com

Westchester County Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) The MWBE Program is an excellent resource for minority- and women-owned businesses who may be just starting out or who have long been established in the local economy. To reap the most benefits of this program, businesses are strongly encouraged to register online. Michaelian Office Building 148 Martine Avenue, 9th Floor White Plains, NY 10601 914-995-2900 Email:  ce-mwob@westchestergov.com mwbe.westchestergov.com

Westchester County Office of Economic Development Helps businesses find the resources and hands-on expertise necessary to promote economic investment in Westchester. Eileen Mildenberger Director of the Office of Economic Development 914-995-2988 E-mail: emm6@westchestergov.com business.westchestergov.com  

WIBO – Workshop in Business Opportunities Founded in 1966 in Harlem, the Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) is a private non-profit organization that is committed to assisting men and women with the drive to become successful entrepreneurs. WIBO’s mission is to enable small business owners and budding entrepreneurs from underserved communities to obtain financial success by starting, operating, and building successful businesses that develop economic power, provide jobs and improve communities. 22 Cortlandt Street, 16th Floor New York, NY 10007 212-684-0854 www.wibo.org  

Women’s Enterprise Development Center WEDP is a micro-enterprise development program that provides women with the training and resources needed to manage a small business. 1133 Westchester Avenue, Suite N-220 White Plains, N.Y. 10604 Contact: Anne Janiak, Director 914-948-6098 ext. 12 E-mail: ajaniak@westchester.org wedcbiz.org

Yonkers Chamber of Commerce The voice of business in Yonkers, aggressively promoting measures and issues that are in the interests of doing business in the city and working against anything impairing or threatening the vitality of Yonkers businesses. 55 Main Street, 2nd floor Yonkers, NY  10701 914-963-0332 Email:  info@yonkerschamber.com www.yonkerschamber.com

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Suicide prevention/intervention resources

HELP NOW:  CRISIS INTERVENTION, EVALUATION; IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE IN IMMINENT DANGER, CALL 911

 Westchester County Crisis Prevention and Response Team (CPRT) 914-925-5959 www.stvincentswestchester.org/outpatient-programs/crisis-prevention-and-response-team

 Mental Health Association of Westchester (walk-in services, phone to confirm hours)     Mount Kisco: 344 Main St., Suite 301; 914-666-4646    

    White Plains: 300 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 201; 914-345-0700

 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

SUPPORT GROUPS  (FOR PEOPLE IMPACTED BY A LOSS TO SUICIDE)

 Westchester Jewish Community Services 914-761-0600 www.wjcs.com

 Rebecca Gould Walkley,counselor, MS, NCC, LMHC, CGP 914-290-5175 sites.google.com/site/rebeccawalkley

 Bereavement Center of Westchester 914-787-6158 INFORMATION (RESOURCES, TRAINING, EDUCATION, RESEARCH)

 211 (for health and human services in the community) Dial 211

 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)     Westchester: 914-592-5458 www.namiwestchester.org Compiled by the Mental Health Association of Westchester

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Synagogues

Chabad of Yonkers @ Greystone Jewish Center
600 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-963-8888
Fax: 914-423-5077
Email: Rabbi@JewishYonkers.com
http://www.jewishyonkers.com

Congregation Sons of Israel Yonkers
27 Belvedere Drive
Yonkers, NY 10705
Phone: 914-969-4453
Email: info@soisrael.org
http://www.soisrael.org

Lincoln Park Jewish Center
311 Central Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704
Phone: 914-965-7119
http://lpjc.org

Northeast Jewish Center
11 Salisbury Road
Yonkers, NY 10710
Phone: 914-337-0268
Fax: 914-337-0164
Email: northeastjewishcenter@gmail.com
http://northeastjewishcenter.org

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Veterans

Veterans Service Agency 120 New Main St. Yonkers, NY 10701 Contact: Al Ramsey, Director 914-377-6700

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Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunities to Volunteer handout (PDF)

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Youth Services

Andrus Community Services 30 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-968-1663 Early Childhood Initiative 1156 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-968-1663 Mental Health Services 35 Dock St. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-965-1109 www.andruschildren.org

Children’s Village Youth OPTIONS Education and Employment Center 30 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701 914-423-2621 Children’s Village Hotline (12-17 yr. olds) 888-997-1583 childrensvillage.org

Early Step Forward-Building Better Beginnings A Westchester County-sponsored early childhood, mental health project in Yonkers and Mt. Vernon that provides on-site and in-home mental health and related supports and early intervention services for children from infancy through age 4 who are attending eligible early childhood programs, including South Yonkers Head Start. 489 South Broadway Yonkers, NY  10705 914-595-0041 Listed and described at Westchester Jewish Community Services website: www.wjcs.com

Nepperhan Community Center Provides a safe nurturing environment where children of all ages are equipped with necessary life skills, and their educational, social, spiritual, and emotional needs are addressed through interactive activities such as academic enrichment, sports, cultural arts, and workshops focusing on building self esteem, self-confidence, conflict resolution, and team building, while learning to value and appreciate cultural diversity. 342 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY  10701 914-965-0206 nepperhancc.com

Pearls Hawthorne School (After-school program) Project Rainbow Homework help, computer tutorials, academic enrichment. 350 Hawthorne Ave Yonkers, NY  10705 914-966-0300 OR 837-0360 OR 806-6728

Yonkers Coalition for Youth Mission Statement: Yonkers Coalition for Youth (YCY) will mobilize the 3d precinct of the Yonkers community to reduce substance use among youth and create positive long term outcomes. The YCA will target: alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs, and inhalant abuse and focus on coordination and prevention efforts, encourage citizen participation in substance use reduce efforts, and disseminate information about effective programs.
20 South Broadway, 4th floor, Yonkers, NY 10701
Contact: Edith Cepeda, Coalition Coordinator, Phone: 914-332-1300
Fax: 914-366-8826, Email:yonkerscoalition4youth@gmail.com
Website: www.yonkerscoalitionforyouth.com

(The Yonkers) Police Athletic League (PAL) Provides programs and  an open gym for community youths. Through sports & educational/cultural  activities, police officers work with children, guiding them toward a mature and responsible adulthood. 127 North Broadway Yonkers,  NY  10701 914-375-1080 www.yonkerspal.com

Safety Net This program serves youth who have been diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance and who have problems with sexual aggressiveness. A team of a safety coordinator and clinician provide comprehensive clinical and case management services. 1 Odell Plaza Yonkers, NY  10704 914-237-6089

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