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Small Business Assistance

Small Business Assistance

This is an ongoing post that will be regularly updated. Last updated: May 26   The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in ...
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Latest Updates Regarding COVID-19 & Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs

Latest Updates Regarding COVID-19 & Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs

Nationwide Waivers Extended for Non-Congregate Meal Distribution  The federal Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended several nationwide waivers to allow ...
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Feeding Westchester Mobile Food Pantry

Feeding Westchester Mobile Food Pantry

Mobile Food Pantry Schedule The Mobile Food Pantry brings fresh protein, dairy, produce, and grains directly to areas where they’re ...
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Thank You Essential Workers!

Thank You Essential Workers!

Yonkers Public Library Is Thankful for Essential Workers!  There are no words to express our appreciation and gratitude for what ...
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Yonkers Essential Services For Seniors

Yonkers Essential Services For Seniors

Last updated May 15, 2020. During the COVID-19 outbreak, services for older adults – who are thought to be more ...
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Latest Updates Regarding COVID-19 & SNAP

Latest Updates Regarding COVID-19 & SNAP

New York State to distribute “Emergency Allotment” SNAP benefit to certain SNAP households in May Emergency Allotments (EA) for SNAP ...
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Information about Unemployment Benefits

Information about Unemployment Benefits

This is an ongoing post that will be regularly updated. Last updated: May 13, 2020  Updates from the NYS Department ...
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Free Tele-Support Group for Adults with Vision Loss

Free Tele-Support Group for Adults with Vision Loss

Living with vision loss is challenging, but you don’t have to face it alone! The Lighthouse Guild is now operating ...
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Medicaid Redesign

Medicaid Redesign

Last month, the New York State Legislature passed a budget which includes new Medicaid rules, scheduled to take effect October ...
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Food Assistance During COVID-19

Food Assistance During COVID-19

New York’s Pandemic EBT Plan Approved New York’s plan to distribute Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits has been approved. The ...
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Grants and Other Resources

Grants and Other Resources

Do you want to search for grants from home? During the COVID-19 crisis, CANDID, formerly the Foundation Center,  is temporarily ...
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Services and Resources for Children and Families

Services and Resources for Children and Families

Last updated: May 7, 2020  Yonkers Public Schools is providing FREE Grab ‘N’ Go breakfast and lunch to all children ...
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Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services

For anyone suffering from mental health issues, you are not alone. There are several places to which you can reach ...
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Legal Resources in Westchester County

Legal Resources in Westchester County

Last updated: May 5, 2020 Last week, the New York State court system continued to expand the operations of its ...
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Online Events for Children!

Online Events for Children!

Scheduled Events for Kids from Outside Organizations Live Story Times with Michelle Obama  “Mondays with Michelle Obama,” Story-Times with Penguin ...
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Senior Law Day

Senior Law Day

Due to the ongoing health emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senior Law Day event scheduled for June 1st at ...
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Free wireless internet access available NOW!

Free wireless internet access available NOW!

Staying home doesn’t have to mean isolation!  While sheltering in place, efficient internet access is more important than ever. With ...
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Find Your Lost Money

Find Your Lost Money

Did you forget to cash a dividend check?  Does a company owe you a refund? Should you be getting back ...
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Information about Health Insurance during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Information about Health Insurance during the COVID-19 Outbreak

This is an ongoing post that will be regularly updated. Last updated: April 14th The COVID-19 outbreak is prompting many ...
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Job Readiness Resources for Yonkers Residents

Job Readiness Resources for Yonkers Residents

This is an ongoing post that will be regularly updated. Last updated: April 8th Whether you are newly unemployed and ...
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