State and Local Resources

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Alcoholics Anonymous

1-212-348-2644 (Spanish)
Call for locations
Services: Support for those struggling with alcohol abuse


Call for locations
Services: Local support groups for those affected by someone else’s alcohol abuse

Alternatives to Incarceration

Services: Putnam County jail options offered

Andrus Children’s Center Mental Health Division

Services: Child and family counseling, psychiatric services. Located in Peekskill

Anger Management

Outreach Center, 965 NY-22, Brewster, NY
Services: Group meeting for 14-20 year olds, providing peer support, socialization

Arbor House

1-845-279-2588 - 24 Hour Hotline
Services: Support for respite, runaways, homeless 12-17 years olds

Arms Acres

75 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel, NY 10512
1-845-225-5202. 1-800-989-2672
Services: Outpatient and inpatient treatment services for alcoholism and chemical dependency. In-patient and intensive out-patient after-school treatment for adolescents.

CAP (Community Action Program)

121 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Anti-poverty program providing support to Putnam County residents in need via Food/Mobile Pantry and Soup Kitchen, Family Development, Information/Referrals/Advocacy, Intervention, Transportation and Emergency Services.

Carmel Psychological Associates

667 Stoneleigh Ave. Suite 202, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Therapy for adults, teens, children, and families

Catholic Charities

175 Main St., Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Referrals, clothes, housing, counseling, emergency services, immigration, WIC, immunizations

Center for Trauma Free Living

95 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Individual, group, and family therapy, parent education, crisis intervention, training, anger management


(Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
P.O. Box 1251, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Services: Information, support for children, adults affected by Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Child Advocacy Center

Services: Bilingual, child-friendly setting for multidisciplinary investigation of child abuse

Child Health Plus/Medicaid

Services: Low-cost/no-cost health insurance services, WIC (Women, Infants, Children

STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting)

(at CoveCare Center)
1-845-225-2700 x224
1808 Route Six, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Six two-hour training sessions, practice new parent/child communication skills; Certificate of Completion

Community Outreach Center

1-845-279-2588 – 24 Hour Hotline
Services: After-school support for 10-20 year olds, socialization, homework help, counseling

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County

Terravest Corporate Park, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: 4-H clubs/fair, youth /family development, Media Productions programs.

Dispute Resolution Center

34 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Parent/child mediation, divorce, custody, visitation, child support, early intervention, special education, Lemon Law arbitration, peer mediation

Emmanuel House

12 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Pre-natal and after birth resources, support, referrals

Family Connections (at CoveCare Center)

1-845-225-2700 x184
1808 Route Six, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Support, information, referrals for parents and those raising a relative’s children with emotional or social needs

Family Empowerment Program (at CoveCare Center)

1-845-225-2700 X 220
1808 Route Six, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: In-home assistance for parents referred by Putnam County Department of Social Services

Family Support and Advocacy (at CoveCare Center)

1-845-225-2700 x184
1808 Route Six, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Information, referral, support, advocacy for families raising children coping with behavioral, psychological,
academic, legal, social, emotional concerns

Family Support Educational Advocacy Program

(at PARC, see below)
Services: School related assistance for parents of children with developmental disabilities - x4304 birth to 5, x4302 age 5-21

Four Winds Hospital

750 Cross River Road, Cross River (Katonah), NY 10518
Services: Acute psychiatric care

Green Chimneys Children’s Services

400 Doansburg Road, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Therapeutic day school, nursery school, camp, residential treatment center

HeadStart (see Westcop)

Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy

15 Mount Ebo Road S, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Clinic/day treatment for disabled adults, preschool early intervention, dental services, TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) program, sliding scale, Medicaid, child care

Hudson Valley Community Services

46 Oscawana Lake Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10579
Services: Information, services, and support for those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS

Hudson Valley Region Information and Referral (United Way)

Dial 211
Services: Free, confidential, multilingual service to assist the public in finding the answers to a variety of Health and Human Services related questions.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

90 Maple Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601
Services: Advice, legal representation, civil law; bilingual

Mahopac Library

668 Route Six, Mahopac, NY 10541
Services: Parenting Collection, Autism Resource Center

Mental Health Association in Putnam County, Inc.

1620 Route 22
Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Peers helping peers by providing help through experience, offers a variety of free social programs, and provides information and referrals to community resources.

MidHudson Regional Hospital (St. Francis Hospital)

(845) 483-5000
241 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

1-845-431-8892 – Emergency Psychiatric Care
1-845-431-8287 – Behavioral Health Services
1-845-483-5596 – Military Wellness Program

Services: Acute stabilization for adult and adolescent patients, therapy for all ages including specialized adolescent intensive services.

1-845-483-5512 – Turning Point, Alcohol and Drug Dependency Programs
201 South Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Services: Detoxification from alcohol and other substances, rehabilitation and specialized intensive outpatient programs and counseling.


Call or go to the following website for locations
Services: Local support meeting for family and friends affected by someone else’s drug addiction,

NAMI Putnam County (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

P.O. Box 552, Mahopac, NY 10541
Services: Family to family education, resources, support, hope for family members, partners, friends of loved ones who struggle with mental illness

New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services

1-518-473-3460 – General Information
1-877-846-7369 – 24 Hour HOPEline
1450 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203-3526
Services: Information and news regarding addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery; assistance in finding treatment options

New York State Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12229
Services: Information and resources to facilitate hope and recovery for adults, children, and families with emotional and mental health issues.

Services: New York State's All-Hazards Alert and Notification System allows you to sign up to receive emergency information such as major road closures and severe weather conditions via the web, cell phone, email, or another technology of your choice.

NY State of Health

The Official Health Plan Marketplace
Services: Individual and family health care options through the Individual Marketplace; apply for assistance to lower cost of health care coverage; qualify for free or low-cost coverage from Medicaid or Child Health Plus

Open Door Family Medical Center

155 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Physician services by appointment and on a sliding scale; serving the uninsured; bilingual

Office for Senior Resources – Putnam County

110 Old route 6, Building #1, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Photo ID program, in home services for elderly, elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage,
Health insurance, information, counseling assistance program, home energy assistance, legal services

Putnam ARC (Putnam Associated Resource Center)

International Blvd., Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Programs for people with developmental disabilities: preschool recreation, educational advocacy,
after-school program, day habilitation/independence program, residential/vocational/clinical services, family respite, TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) services

Pegasus Therapeutic Riding

310 Peach Lake Road, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Equine program for kids 6-14 with parent or family member suffering from alcoholism or other drug dependencies

Planned Parenthood

2505 Carmel Avenue, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Education, training programs, pregnancy counseling, mid-life services, HIV testing, bilingual

Putnam Community Services Clinic

1620 Route 22, Suite 2, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Outpatient adult mental health services
Putnam Coordinated Children's Services Initiative (CCSI) (at CoveCare Center)
1-845- 225-2700 x235, at Youth Bureau 808-1600 x46139
1808 Route Six, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Collaborative family-driven planning for families with multiple needs

Putnam County Children's Committee

P.O. Box 187, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Financial assistance to county children who are in need of aid for health, education, and/or welfare. Help only available after all other sources of aid have been exhausted.

Putnam County Dept. of Social Services

1-845-808-1500 or 1-845-808-1651
110 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512
Medicaid Benefits : 1-808-1500 x45251
Food Stamps: 808-1500 x45233
Day Care: 808-1500 x45260
Child Protective Services and Children’s Services: X45293
Child Support Collection: 1-845-808-1500 X45305
Developmental Disabilities Services Coordinator: 808-1641 x46019
Drinking Driver Program: 1-845-808-1641 X46108
Employment Aid & Training: 1-845-808-1651 X46605
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program): 1-845-808-1500 X45233
Legal Services: 1-845-808-1500 X 45312
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program): 1-845-808-1500 X45233
Temporary Assistance (includes Family Assistance and Safety Net): 1-845-808-1500 X45233
WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act): 1-845-808-1651 X46600

Putnam County Family Court

1-845-208-7800 (press 2 then press 1)
20 County Center, Carmel, NY 10512

Putnam County Health Department

1 Geneva Road, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: immunizations 808-1332, nursing services 808-1335, early intervention and preschool services 808-1640, WIC (Women, Infants, Children) 808-1337, bilingual

Putnam County Housing Corporation

11 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Section 8 assistance, senior housing, home improvement, first-time buyer counseling

Putnam County Legal Aid Society

20 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Custody, order of protection, family offense, paternity, visitation, criminal defense

Putnam County Online
Services: Information on Putnam County

Putnam County Preventive Services(See Putnam County of Social Services)
1-808-1500 x45293
110 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Supportive and rehabilitative children’s services, child protective services, adult protective services

Putnam County Probation Department

40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Requests for PINS (Person In Need of Supervision) Petition for youth at-risk due to out-of-control behavior, order of protection, juvenile court diversion program

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department

3 County Center, Carmel, NY 10512

Putnam County Youth Bureau

1-845-808-1600; 1-845-808-1600 X46122 for Youth Court
110 Old route Six, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Information, referral, coordination of youth development and delinquency prevention programs

Putnam County Youth Court

1-808-1600 x46122
110 Old route Six, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Justice for the youth by the youth

Putnam Hospital Center

670 Stoneleigh Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512

Putnam Independent Living Services

1441 Route 22, Suite 204, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Information, referrals to resources, recreation; educational advocacy for persons with disabilities

Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES

200 Boces Drive, Yorktown, NY 10598
Services: Vocational and educational classes for students and adults

Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center

1-845-628-9284 or 628-2166 24-hour hotline
935 S. Lake Blvd. #2, Mahopac, NY 10541
Services: Support for women and children re domestic violence, sexual abuse

Putnam Workforce Partnership

1-845-808-1651 x46600
110 Old route 6, Bldg #3, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Preparation for employment

Risk Takers Anonymous

At Green Chimneys, 965 route 22, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Group meeting for teens 14-19, peer support, socialization

Search for Change

155 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Provides residential services, private case management, vocational services, respite care and hospital diversion programs.

St. Anthony's Outpatient Clinic at St. Christopher's Inn/Graymoor

21 Franciscan Way, Garrison, NY 10524
Services: Adult chemical dependency outpatient services

St. John's - Food Distribution Center

221 E. Lake Blvd., Mahopac, NY 10541


St. John's The Evangelist Church

221 E. Lake Blvd., Mahopac, NY 10541

Services: Immunizations, food pantry, WIC (Women, Infants, Children), Catholic Charities, assistance to immigrants

Student Assistance Counselor

Call high school or CoveCare Center(above); information, referral for depression, drug or alcohol use

The Prevention Council of Putnam

67 Gleneida Ave, Carmel, NY 10512
Services: Alcohol and drug resource center, offering guidance, information and education to the community. The Council strives to provide hope, help and healing, and prevent and reduce alcohol and other substance use disorders and problem gambling.

Therapy Center

1456 NY-22, Brewster, NY 10509
Services: Therapy for adults, adolescents, children, and families

Westcop Therapeutic Nursery

6 P;d Tomahawk St., Grenite Springs, NY 10527
Services: HeadStart program for 3 and 4-year-olds, low income and public assistance families, preschool special education services, early intervention, bilingual