Unless otherwise noted websites are in English only. Times are for Eastern U.S. Groups listed below are community-based not-for-profits. Get a list of state and federal helplines here.
2-1-1 Hudson Valley (United Way), free, confidential, multilingual help finding health care and other services in Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan, Westchester, and Putnam counties. Call 211, 365 days a year; search from website, or email email@example.com.
Center for Victim Safety and Support is a program of Family Services, with offices in Kingston (845-331-5641) and Poughkeepsie (845-452-1110, ext. 3400), and 24-hour hotlines for Domestic Violence (845-485-5550) and Rape Crisis/Crime Victims (845-452-7272). Services brochure, English/Español. Free regardless of citizenship, background, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, abilities, or age.
Family of Woodstock‘s 24-hour helpline provides direct assistance and referrals for shelter, child care, domestic violence, family support, employment, mental health, emergency food, counseling, clothing, household items, and more. 845-679-2485, chat, complete a form, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immigrant Defense Project provides legal help to immigrants with criminal records. Callers should be prepared to leave details; calls are returned within two business days. IDP also offers legal resources, training, and free advice to lawyers handling criminal and family cases or appeals. Call 212-725-6422 or 800-391-5713, email email@example.com.
National Immigration Detention Hotline is available for people in U.S. immigration detention – not state or local facilities. Call 209-757-3733, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or email Cynthia, CGalaz@freedomforimmigrants.org.
Ulster Immigrant Defense Network (English and Spanish) 888-726-7276 for accompaniment and transportation to official meetings, requests for household assistance, rapid response to actions by ICE, information on legal rights, and more. If no one answers, leave a message. We will get back to you within 24 hours.