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COVID-19 RESOURCE LIST

 

LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

  • Ulster County
    • Ulster County COVID-19 Virtual Center–Online Chat is available
    • COVID-19 Mobile Testing Sites (Tech City, Ellenville & Midtown Kingston):
    • Live Updates from the Facebook Page of Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan on Facebook Tues/Thurs at 2 pm
      Broadcast live on Radio Kingston too

      • Upcoming Ulster County Town Halls 
        • Thursday, May 28th at 2pm

 

EMERGENCY HOTLINES

  • Ulster County COVID-19 Hotline: (845) 443-8888
  • Ulster County COVID-19 Mental Health: (844) 863- 9314
  • Family of Woodstock 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: Call/Text: (845) 679-2485
  • New York State COVID-19 Information Hotline: (888) 364-3065
  • Kingston Emergency Food Collaborative: (888) 316-0879
  • Kingston Frontline: (844) 437-6856
    • Free, confidential mental health services for everyone who is essential, including healthcare, custodial, delivery, mail, transportation, farm, grocery, municipal, utility and domestic workers.
  • Domestic Violence–Washbourne House:
    • (845) 338-2370
    • (845) 647-2443
    • (845) 679-2485
    • (845) 255-8801
  • WMC (Westchester Medical Center) Covid Anxiety Hotline: (914) 216-7733

 

KEY COVID-19 INFORMATION SOURCES

 

VOLUNTEER AND ACTION OPPORTUNITIES

 

HEALTH/MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS SUPPORT

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-8255  (TALK)
  • Ulster County Mobile Mental Health: (844) 277-4820
  • Governor Cuomo’s FREE Mental Health Hotline: (844) 863-9314
  • SAMAHDI 27/7 Peer Hotline: (855) 726-2344
  • Institute of Family Health Tele-Mental Hotline  (845) 338-6400
  • Breathing Together with Shawn Harrison and Micah Blumenthal 3:30 -3:45 weekday afternoons
    • Tune into RadioKingston at 1490AM, 107.9FM, RadioKingston.org or download the app
  • Kingston’s Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church offers a prayer hotline, Mondays – Friday, 12 noon – 1 pm.  Call (845) 331-7188 for a caring listener and a quiet prayer.
  • Kingston Frontline: (844) 437-6856
    • Free, confidential mental health services for everyone who is essential, including healthcare, custodial, delivery, mail, transportation, farm, grocery, municipal, utility and domestic workers.

 

FOOD AND ESSENTIAL GOODS ASSISTANCE

  • Kingston Emergency Food Collaborative
    • Anyone in need of food within the Kingston City School District can call (888) 316-0879 at any time and will be entered into a growing database to receive prepared food or grocery delivery. City staff and a host of volunteers from Rise Up Kingston and other organizations will be operating the hotline in both English and Spanish, and soon in K’iche.
  • Kingston School District Meals
    • Free to-go breakfast and lunches are available for KCSD students Monday through Friday. 
      • 10:00am-10:45am

        JFK & GW Elementary Schools, JW Bailey Middle School

        11:15am-12:00pm

        Downs St & Bruyn Ave, Sawkill Home Park, Meagher Admin Building

        12:30pm-1:15pm

        MC Miller Middle School, Robert Graves Elementary School, Stuyvesant Charter Apartments

  • Family of Woodstock/YMCA Meals
    • Prepared, microwave-ready meals are available for pick-up and delivery on weekdays for lunch and dinner. Call or text the Family of Woodstock 24/7 hotline for information about delivery and where to pick-up: (845) 679-2485
  • People’s Place
    • For those in need of food support on the weekdays, People’s Place is offering the following services at 17 St. James Street: 
      • The Community Cafe will be open from 8:30am to 1pm offering take out Continental breakfast and sandwiches for lunch.
      • The Food Pantry will operate in a modified version at regular hours (10am to 1pm Monday through Friday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm)
      • The Bag Hunger Program which offers breakfast, lunch and snack items for school age children will begin on Monday, March 16 and run until school resumes. Distribution will follow the food pantry hours.
      • For more information please call (845) 338-4030 or visit the People’s Place Facebook Page
  • HV Current
    • If you buy your food from these places, we can provide you with HV Currents to purchase food here:
      • YMCA Farm Project
      • Seed Song Farm
      • South Pine City Farm
        • *One Current is equal to one dollar.
    • During the coming weeks while stores are closed, the Current Store will provide food, clothing, and other goods for sale at 628 Broadway at their Current Digital Resilience Market
    • Contact hello@hudsonvalleycurrent.org or call (845) 616-7834 and ask for Chris Hewitt

 

FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES FOR INDIVIDUALS

 

CHILDCARE RESOURCES

  • Project Resilience will be partnering with Family of Woodstock to identify open daycare slots in Ulster County and match them with families who need emergency child care.
    • Currently, they have openings for School-Age Child Care programs operated by the YMCA in Marbletown, Ellenville, Kingston and New Paltz at Lenape Elementary. Please contact the YMCA’s Cailin Rooney to sign up: (845) 338-3810 ext. 110.
    • There are limited child care vacancies in the 0-5 year-old programs. Parents needing care contact the Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) offices (845) 331-7080 available M-F 8-5 pm
    • YWCA Ulster County on Clinton Ave. in Kingston has temporary childcare slots available for children ages weeks to 10 years. They are open from 7 AM – 6 PM. Please call if you have questions. 845-338-6844

 

PARENT RESOURCES

 

RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES

MASKS FOR ALL

 

KINGSTON ORGANIZATION COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGES

 

Know of any other resources available in the community that aren’t mentioned on this list? Email erica@radiokingston.org to let us know!