Community Impact Initiatives
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
Your Defiant Child
Empowering clients with the knowledge and resources to overcome financial crisis.
provides financial assistance, information and referral services to Orange County residents at risk of eviction, utility shut-off or with other emergent needs that cannot be met by existing safety net programs.
Healthy Connections ensures homeless patients in Orange County have access to needed medications and healthcare transportation, while increasing connections to social services that can help break the cycle of homelessness.
provides assistance to homeless, at-risk, and low-income households in securing appropriate housing.
Goal: Support individuals and families with the education and tools to attain self-sufficiency through improved financial practices.
Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County
Crisis Intervention provides services to individuals and families facing financial and social crisis in their lives, work 1:1 with individuals to assess their challenges, identify needs, increase household income to create a sustainable resolution.
provides professional attire for interview/employment, job coaching, search assistance, interview practice, and resume/cover letter preparation. DFS Career Center and Going Places Network helps un(under)employed women gain professional skills, accelerate their job search, build confidence through weekly training sessions, 1 to 1 career coaching, and networking in a supportive environment.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County
The Financial Capability Project meets the needs of Orange County youth and adults for strengths based financial education through school and community based lessons, workshops, and individualized, one-on-one educational sessions.
aims to increase long-term stability and self-sufficiency of formerly homeless individuals and families by providing services during and after their transition from temporary shelter to permanent housing. Support is provided for up to a year as the household works towards a self-sufficiency plan.
Tax Preparation Program provides free tax preparation service for low and moderate income residents helping them to claim all available refunds applicable to their personal situation.
addresses immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth and assists them in developing plans for their future.
is the only Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter in Orange County, Inc. We accommodate up to 13 co-ed youth under 18 years of age who have been displaced from their regular place of residence.
Mediation Center of Dutchess County, Inc.
Anti-Bullying Initiative creates an impact on a prevalent issue facing youth and families in every community in Dutchess County through evidence based school program, workshops and trainings, case consultation, youth leadership development, and community engagement.
rovide individuals and families with information to understand the value of healthy eating habits and gain access to nutritious foods and physical activity.