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General Assistance

  • Call 211 – Network that can direct people to services to help with essential needs, service providers, disaster assistance and more.
  • NY Connects– 845-475-3511 – Providing info, assistance and referrals for anyone who needs it.
  • Temporary Assistance & Emergency Aid – Dutchess County Department of Social Services – 845-486-3190


Animals & Pets



Coronavirus – (COVID-19)

Domestic & Physical Abuse

Eating Disorders

  • Avalon Eating Disorder Treatment Center – 716-839-0999 – 346 Harris Hill Road, Williamsville, NY 14221
  • Cambridge Eating Disorder Center – 888-900-CEDC – Three Bow Street, Cambridge, Mass 02138
  • Integrated Health Solutions, Inc. – 845-896-2238 – 1073 Main St. Suite 202A, Fishkill, New York 12524

Financial Assistance

  • Community Action Partnership – 845-876-1611 Ext 142. – Before, during, and after this pandemic. Utility assistance, rental assistance, prescription assistance, transportation assistance, apply for benefits like HEAP and SNAP, employment assistance, referrals, food pantry.
  • COVID Rent Relief Extension Program – will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. Applicants will not need to repay this assistance.
  • Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) – Program open as of June 1, 2021. Applications are now being accepted. Apply for the ERAP online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Food & Meals

  • Red Hook United Methodist Church – 845-750- 3057 – offering pre-packaged groceries by the playground on Sundays from 12:30-2. Please call or text if you cannot go/need more assistance. Located at 4 Church St, Red Hook, NY. Dog and Cat food also provided.
  • Church of the Messiah – 845-876-3533 – The Jayne Brooks Memorial Food Pantry offers pre-packaged groceries in the parking lot on Fridays 10 am-1 pm. Located at 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck.
  • Community Action Partnership – 845-452-5104 EXT. 202 – (Mon, Wed, & Fri) providing pre-packaged groceries that are available for delivery.
  • Red Hook Central School District Meal Programs – Breakfasts & lunches are available for pick-up & delivery to all students. Email the names of students and number of meals needed to so delivery can be arranged. Please include your name, address, students name and any allergy alerts.
  • Red Hook Responds Dinner Delivery – 845-640-4788 – can provide you with Breakfast and Lunch (through the RH Central Schools) and Dinner (through Red Hook Eats). Call for more information.
  • Red Hook Responds Food Pantry Bag – 845-640-4788 – Food Pantry Bags will be delivered the next day between 11 am-12 pm, with the exception that orders Fri-Sun. are delivered Monday.
  • SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – 845 486-3250
  • Statewide Map of Food Pantries for the Capital District – The map displays food pantries across New York state and is designed to align itself with the GPS location of your device.


Grocery Delivery

Health & Hospitals


  • ECIP Energy Crisis Intervention Program – 845-452-5104 – Call during business hours for emergency assistance with heating fuel (any type) and/or space heaters.
  • Energy Fuel After Hour Hotline – 845-437-0050 – Please call if you need emergency fuel after 4 pm (November – March) Diesel fuel and/or space heaters.
  • HEAP and EAP Programs – If you or someone you know is having trouble managing energy bills, assistance is available to qualified customers through HEAP and EAP.
  • HERR – Heating Equipment Repair and Replacement – 845-486-3000 – – Assists eligible homeowners with furnace and tank repair or replacement.



Mental Health

Racism & Bias



  • Central Hudson – 845-452-2700 – Electricity and Natural Gas Services
  • Spectrum – 855-707-7328 – Cable TV, Home Phone, Mobile Phone & Internet Services
  • Verizon – 845-890-7100 – Home Phone, Mobile Phone & Internet Services