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Comunity Services in the Briarcliff/Ossining Area

Employment/Unemployment Coverage and Job Openings
1 (888) 209-8124
Peekskill — 201 South James Street, Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: 914-737-3490 Fax: 914-739-8759

White Plains — 120 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605
Phone: 914-995-3910 Fax: 914-995-3598

Yonkers — 20 South Broadway, 12th Floor, Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-965-9500 Fax: 914-968-7328

Employment/Job Openings

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Food Pantries

Ossining Food Pantry — Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:00 pm; Friday mornings from 10 am - 12 noon
Parish Hall of Trinity Episcopal Church, 7 South Highland Avenue.
For those who are physically unable, there is a Home Delivery Program and an emergency delivery for clients who cannot wait for weekly distribution.

Loaves and Fish Soup Kitchen — Trinity Episcopal Church, 7 South Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562, Sat (5pm - 6pm)
Phone: 914-417-7873 Contact: Fiona Matthew

New Beginnings of Westchester Inc. — Ossining Open Door Health Center, 265 Main Street, Ossining, NY 10562, Mon (9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Phone: 914-923-4889 Contact: Holly Von Bernuth

Westhab Family Center Elsford (food pantry) — 85 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford, NY 10523
Phone: 914-592-8000 Contact: Donna Cahill

VA Hospital Supportive Housing Food Pantry — PO Box 100-SWS/122 Monstrose, NY 10548
Phone: 914-737-4400 Contact: Duke Searles

The Community Food Pantry @ St. Mary's — 186 East Main Street (Route 6), Mohegan Lake, NY 10547
Phone: 914-528-3972 Contact: Frank Doyle

Peekskill Soup Kitchens/St. Peters Episcopal Church (SK) — 117 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: 914-737-6312 Contact: Charlotte Avallon, hours of operation: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm

Salvation Army-Peekskill — 117 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: 914-737-0280 Contact: Ronald Becker, hours of operation: food pantry - Sat (12pm - 1pm) Sun (12:30pm - 1:30 pm) soup kitchen - Tues, Thurs & 1st Fri of mont (12pm - 1pm)

Interfaith Emergency Food Pantry (FP) — United Methodist Church, 70 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: 914-769-3944 Contact: Carol Mayesky, hours of operation: Fri & Sat every other week (9:30am-11:30am), anytime in emergencies, need referral from agency or religious organization


IFCA (Housing Rehab) 138 Spring Street, PO Box 790, Ossining, NY 10562
Phone: 914-941-5252 Fax: 914-941-7392


Senior Advocate (Briarcliff) Stacey Ann Nielsen Kelly, Case Manager, Geriatric Outreach Program, Family Services of Westchester, 1 Summit Ave, White Plains, NY 10606
Phone: 914-948-8004 ext. 270, Cell: 760-2779 email:

Senior Transportation Reservations 914-941-6129

Senior Service (Ossining) Kathy Asaro, Site Manager, Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562
Phone: 914-762-1350 Fax: 9140-762-3532 email:


Open Arm Men's Shelter 86 East Post Road, White Plains, NY 10606
Phone: 914-948-5044 Director: John Rubin

Westchester Coalition for the Hungry & Homeless Inc. 48 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: 914-682-2737

Caring for the Homeless of Peekskill, Inc. ("Jan Peek House") Executive Director: Jeanne Blum
Phone: 914-736-2636 Fax: 914-736-6396 email:

Samaritan House33 Church Street, White Plains, NY 10601-1902
Phone: 914-948-30754

Valhalla Shelter 50 Broadway, Hawthorne, NY 10532
Phone: 914-345-0310 Contact: John Galbo

AIDS Related Community Services (ARCS)/Elmsford Co 40 Saw Mill River Road/2269 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne, NY 10523
Phone (shelter): 914-345-8304 Contact: Gwilda Colon
Phone (general info): 914-345-8888

Cardinal McCloskey SVCS Hayden House 155 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
Phone: 914-764-5302 Contact: Vincent Knudson

Social Services

Peekskill Center 759 Washington Street, Peekskill, NY 10566-5499
Phone: 914-862-5000

White Plains Center 85 Court Street, White Plains, NY 10601-4201
Phone: 914-995-5889, 995-4681, Homeless — 995-6432, 995-5745

Women's Resources - shelter and abuse prevention

My Sisters' Place One Water Street, 3rd Street, White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-683-1333 x107

Northern Westchester Shelter PO Box 203, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: 914-747-0828 Contact: Kathleen McCoy-Psychoyos hours: 24/7 emergency shelter for battered women

Hopeline from Verizon
Verizon collects no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories and turns them into support for domestic violence organizations nationwide.


Ossining Community Action Program Ossining, NY 10562
Phone: 914-762-2369

Catholic Charities of New York 1011 1st Avenue 11th Floor, New York, NY 10022-4112
Phone: 212-371-1000, Helpline: 88-744-7900, Email:

Westchester Jewish Community Services 845 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: 914-761-0600

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