Community Resources

Orange County Department of Social Services – (845)291-4000
www.orangecounty.gov

Provides temporary help to eligible individuals and families with social service and financial needs in order to assist them with leading safe, healthy and independent lives.

Dispute Resolution – (845)294-8082
www.drcservices.org

Serves Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, is dedicated to its mission to “promote the peaceful resolution of conflict” by providing services, education, training, and consultation throughout its four county service area. While the agency is a leading resource for the effective and constructive prevention, management and resolution of conflict in the Mid-Hudson Valley and lower Catskill area, DRC has also distinguished itself for its participation in and contribution to the work of the broader Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) community.

Safe Homes of Orange County – (888) 503-4673
http://www.safehomesorangecounty.org

Private, not-for-profit agency established in 1986 to provide comprehensive and confidential domestic violence services to victims and their families.

Orange County Department of Mental Health – (845)291-2600
www.orangecounty.gov

Exists to ensure that quality Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Chemical Dependency services are accessible to all the people of Orange County, that such services are delivered in a cost effective, timely and culturally sensitive manner under the jurisdiction of the Mental Hygiene Law of New York State and provided within the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the licensing authority of appropriate State Offices.

Orange County Department of Health – (845)291-2332
www.orangecounty.gov

The mission of the County Health Department is to monitor, protect and promote public health within the framework of the New York State Public Health law. Services include: community health outreach, intervention services, emergency preparedness, environmental health.

Independent Living – (845)342-1162
www.myindependentliving.org

Independent Living, Inc. is a consumer directed, cross-disability advocacy organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities. Our vision is a barrier-free society with opportunities for all persons to achieve their maximum potential.

United Way of Orange County (845)457-4774
http://www.uwdor.org/

United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region builds a stronger, healthier community by raising funds, developing resources and forging partnerships that make a measurable difference in people’s lives.