Kinship Caregiver Programs

Family Service Society of Yonkers: Kinship Support Program

30 South Broadway
P.O. Box 437
Yonkers, NY 10701
Ph: (914) 963-5118
Fax: (914) 963-4313
Carolyn Fluckinger, Program Director
Email: Cfluckinger@fssy.org
Web: www.fssy.org

Provides case assistance and management, case advocacy, caregiver support groups, parenting and communication workshops, information and referral, family and youth events, free summer youth program, parenting and communication workshops, material assistance, grandparent grants, access to mediation, counseling and legal services.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services Kinship Caregivers Program

Family Ties of Westchester Inc.

Grandparents ROCK (Raising Our Children’s Kids)
112 East Post Rd.
White Plains, NY 10601
Ph: (914) 995-5238
Web: www.familytieswestchester.org

This program provides activities, respite and recreational programs to grandparents who are the primary caretakers for their grandchildren who are experiencing emotional and behavioral challeges.

Aging Programs

Westchester County Department of Senior Programs & Services

9 South First Ave.,10th floor
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Ph: (914) 813-6400
Fax: (914) 813-6296

This department provides a variety of services and information ranging from family counseling to legal services.

Youth Programs

Westchester County Youth Bureau

112 E. Post Rd, 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Ph: (914) 995-2745
Fax: (914) 285-3871

The Children’s Village, Inc.

One Echo Hills
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Ph: (914) 693-0600
www.childrensvillage.org 

The Children’s Village’s Dobbs Ferry campus provides short-term residential programs for more than 1,000 children and youth annually. This campus, which is located just 35 minutes from New York City, includes 180 acres of rolling hills and woods, a state-of-the-art recreation center with an indoor pool, a 24/7 medical clinic, a K to 12 New York State school, and a full staff of clinical professionals. In addition, various supports like our Mentoring, Chapel, and work training programs provide youth with endless opportunities for success.

Legal Services

Pace Women’s Justice Center

Legal Help-Line
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY
Ph: (914) 287-0739
Web: http://www.law.pace.edu/wjc
Telephone interviews with an attorney

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (Formerly Westchester/Putnam Legal Services) WPLS

90 Maple Avenue
White Plains, New York 10601
Ph: (877) 574-8529
www.lshv.org

For more then 35 years, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (formerly Westchester/Putnam Legal Services) has provided free, high quality civil legal services to low-income people. Our services help struggling individuals resolve urgent, non-criminal legal problems that can lead to larger social problems such as homelessness, child neglect and domestic violence.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (formerly Westchester/Putnam Legal Services) WPLS

30 South Broadway, 6th Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Ph: (877) 574-8529
www.lshv.org

For more then 35 years, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (formerly Westchester/Putnam Legal Services) has provided free, high quality civil legal services to low-income people. Our services help struggling individuals resolve urgent, non-criminal legal problems that can lead to larger social problems such as homelessness, child neglect and domestic violence.

Empire Justice Center (EJC) (formerly GULP) 80 North Broadway

White Plains, NY 10603
Ph: (914) 422-4333
Fax: (914) 422-4391
www.empirejustice.org

Services Provided: Child Care, Child Support, Civil Legal Services, Civil Rights, Consumer & Community, Development, Disability Benefits, Domestic Violence, Education, Health, Housing, Immigrant Rights, and Public Benefits

Other Local Services

Family Services of Westchester, Inc.

One Gateway Plaza
Port Chester, NY 10573
Ph: (914) 937-2320

FSW offers a broad range of innovative programs custom designed to meet particular needs of children, teens, adults, and the elderly through our seven Family Centers.

Abbott House

100 North Broadway
Irvington, NY 10533
Ph: (914) 591-7300
Web: www.abbotthouse.net

Founded in 1963, Abbott House is a nonprofit organization serving foster children, children awaiting family reunification, youth with mental health issues, and adults with developmental disabilities…..and their families. We are committed to preserving family life through early intervention, quality care, advocacy, and after-care services.

Westchester Community Opportunity Program

2 Westchester Plaza
Elmsford, NY 10523
Ph: (914) 592-5600
Fax: (914) 418-5582

Currently we administer over 24 programs addressing almost every social need including community action, early childhood development, employment and training, victims assistance, weatherization and foster grandparents.

Westchester Jewish Community Services

845 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Ph: (914) 761-0600
Fax: (914) 761-5367
Web: www.wjcs.com

WJCS offers a comprehensive range of services for people who live or work in the County. Our extensive connections to sister agencies and government services allow us to serve the multi-faceted needs of individuals and families.

Hispanic Resource Center of Larchmont and Mamaroneck

623 Mamaroneck Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Ph: (914) 835-1512
Fax: (914) 835-1551
Email: resourcecenter@hrclm.org
Web: www.hrclm.org
The Hispanic Resource Center provides free services in the following:
• Assistance with housing, rent arrears, food, and social services
• Mediation between tenants and landlords
• Translations / forms completion
• Notary services
• Referrals to partner agencies for health, legal and immigration services
• Advocacy and counseling for victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault