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There are a number of resources available to families in Putnam and Westchester County. The following is a list of agencies available to support children and families. For further information or discussion, please contact Leighann Bale at 845-528-8101 x.1206

2-1-1 – health and human resources information and referral

  1. Alliance For Safe –  Kids 914-736-1450
  2. Arbor House – 845-278-4486 or 279-2588 ~ 24 hour hot-line services for run-away and at-risk youth, respite, and after-school programs for adolescents
  3. Arms Acres – 845-225-3400 ~ inpatient and outpatient substance abuse services
  4. Andrus Children’s Center – 914-736-3371 ~ outpatient psychiatric and counseling services for adults, adolescents and children
  5. Child Abuse Hot-line – 1-800-635-1522 ~ directions for accessing the OCFS website: http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/
  6. Child/Family Health Plus – 1-800-698-4543 or 845-278-9204 ~ insurance
  7. Community Action Program – 845-278-8021 ~ food pantry, clothing, legal advice, bi-lingual services and other assistance
  8. Four Winds Hospital – 914-763-8151 or 800-528-6624 ~ inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services for children, adolescents and adults
  9. Food Pantry (Grace Methodist Church) – 845-526-3788 ~ perishable and non-perishable food, household items, clothing (open Saturday 10-11 am)
  10. Hudson River Health Care – 914-734-8800 ~ health care, dental care and mental health services for children, adolescents and adults
  11. National Victim Center – 800-394-2255
  12. Putnam County Social Services – 845-225-7040
  13. Putnam Family Community Services – 845-225-2700 ~ counseling services for adults and children
  14. Putnam Family Support and Advocacy – 845-225-8995 ~ information, referrals, support, advocacy for families with children at risk and coping with behavioral, psychological and academic issues
  15. Putnam Northern Westchester Women’s Center – 845-628-9284 or 628-2166 ~ counseling and support services for women and children dealing with domestic violence, sexual abuse, 24 hour hot-line and respite available
  16. Suicide Prevention 914-946-0121
  17. The Caring Circle –  914-666-4228 x119 ~ bereavement services & counseling groups through Hospice
  18. Westchester Jewish Community Services – 914-962-5593 ~ counseling services

Law Enforcement:

  1. Putnam County Sheriff’s Department (845) 225-4300 ~ http://www.putnamsheriff.com/