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Ulster County, New York

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Ulster County, New York Senior Resources

Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Ulster County
• Mentoring program for children being raised by grandparents.

Eldercare Locator
(800) 677-1116

Jewish Family Services
• Caregiver groups and support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.
• Home Visitors Program - Mental Health workers make home visits to assist seniors though assessment and supportive counseling.

Meals On Wheels, Woodstock Area

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.)/ Sponsored by SUNY Ulster
• Volunteer job service providing part-time/ full-time and episodic volunteering assignments.

S.C.O.R.E. (Service Corp. of Retired Executives)/Business Resource Center

Senior Hotline/ NYS Office for the Aging
(800) 342-9871

Senior Computer Learning Center
• Teaches computer skills to people over 50.

Transportation, Medical Van/ Ulster County Area Transit

Transportation/Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program, R.S.V.P/Sponsored by SUNY Ulster
• Senior transportation for medical visits and shopping, and phone calling.

Ulster County Office for the Aging
• Information, Resources, and Referrals for Seniors
• 911 Cell Phone Program
• Case Management
• Caregiver Support Groups
• Grandparents Raising Children Support Groups
• Health Screenings
• Home Delivered Meals Program
• Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
• Legal Services
• Live, Laugh and Learn Annual August Program
• Medicare Counseling
• Medical Insurance (HIICAP)
• Nutrition Counseling and Education With a Registered Dietician
• Senior Dining Programs
• Senior Recreation Programs
• Senior Identification Program,
• Subsidized Adult Day Programs
• Subsidized Home Care/Personal Care Assistance
• Subsidized Medical Alert (LifeLine)
• Transportation
• Weatherization Referral and Packaging Program (WRAP)
340-3456, toll free-877-914-3456

U.S. Dept. of Labor/ Experience Works/ Senior Community Service Employment Program
• Income eligible program that helps find jobs for people 55 years old and over.
338-4696 x3204

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Ulster County, New York Caregiver Resources

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group/Always There
• Monthly meetings for caregivers, respite care provided during meetings

Caregiver Support Groups / Jewish Family Services
• Support services include in-home social worker, short term counseling, conflict resolution, caregiver support, and grandparents raising grandchildren support groups.

Caregiver Support Group/Office of Aging
• Support groups for caregivers who look after persons 60 and older.

Caregiver Support, Online/American Cancer Society, Hudson Valley Chapter
• A virtual community where cancer patients and their families can find hope and inspiration. Services include prerecorded discussions, personal stories, discussion boards, chat rooms, secure email, and personal web pages.

Relatives as Parents Program (R.A.P.P)/Cornell Cooperative Extension
• Provides parenting education, support groups, outreach and activities to people who are raising the child of a relative. Program available for children (RAPP Kidz Club) that meets simultaneously.

Respite Program / United Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County
• For children with disabilities, and their siblings.

Respite Program/Ulster County Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Programs
• Provides services for children with special needs including therapy, social work, and respite.

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Ulster County, New York Assistance With Housing And Utilities

Family of Woodstock, Inc.
• Provide housing services for victims of domestic violence, homeless individuals and families, and teens.
24 hour hotline-338-2370

Habitat for Humanity, Ulster County
• Provides affordable housing to families in need.

Kingston Housing Authority
• Affordable housing for seniors, low-income families, and people with disabilities.

Multi-County Community Development Corp  
• Abel House/ Chemical dependence community residence- 246-2645
• HOPWA Program/ For Persons with HIV/AIDS- 247-9110 x 226
• OASAS Shelter + Care Program/ Support services to clients with substance addictions- 247-9110 x 226
• Paras House/ For Persons with HIV or AIDS- 247-9110 x 226
• Supportive Apartment Programs/ For Persons with mental illness/developmental disabilities- 247-9110 x 226

Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO)
• Real Estate and Community Development, Property Management for Low-Income families, Rental Assistance, Homeownership Program, Home Repair Grants, Foreclosure and Homeless Prevention.

Shelters, Domestic Violence, Homeless, Teen, Families/Family of Woodstock, Inc.
• Darmstadt Shelter/ For the homeless- 331-1395
• Domestic Violence Shelter/ For women and children- 338-2370 Hotline,679-2485
• Family House/ Shelter for runaway & homeless adolescents- 338-5953
• Family Inn/Shelter for homeless families- 340-1847
• MidWay I and II/ Transitional housing for teens and their infant children- 339-5508, 647-1346
• Street Outreach/ For homeless kids and adolescents- 331-7080
• Washbourne House/ Battered Women's Shelter- Hotline 338-2370 Hotline
331-7080, 338-2370 Hotline (24 hours)

Weatherization, Home, For Low Income/Ulster County Community Action Committee, Inc. (U.C.C.A.C.)

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Ulster County, New York Listing Of Mental Health Resources

Autism Social Skills, Support Group/Resource Center for Accessible Living

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
(800) 826-3632

Dually Diagnosed, National Association For the Dually Diagnosed (NADD)
• Support for those with Mental Retardation and Mental Illness.

Empty Cradle/Kingston Hospital/Health Alliance
• Provides support for parents who have suffered miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death.
 331-3131, ext.  maternity ward

Family of Woodstock, Inc.
• Any problem under the sun. 24-hour anonymous, confidential hotlines. Case management, advocacy, adult, children and family services, housing, domestic violence, child care, emergency assistance.
Kingston-331-7080, Woodstock-679-2485, New Paltz-255-8801, Ellenville-647-2443, 24hr Hotline-338-2370

Mental Health Association in Ulster County (MHA)
• Offers a wide variety of services and support groups for adults, children and families to cope with mental health issues. Support groups include: Depression, Anxiety, Men’s and Women’s Anger Management, DBT, Double Trouble (Substance Abuse & Mental Health), Eating Disorders, Trauma, Family Support for those with loved ones suffering from mental health issues and more. more information on Groups & Resources
336-4747, 339-9090

Mental Health Department, Ulster County
• Individual, group and family therapy, case management and support services. Sliding scale.
Kingston-340-4000, New Paltz-883-9747, Ellenville-647-3266

Mood Disorder Support Group/ Resource Center For Accessible Living

Multi-County Community Development Corporation
• Serving people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, alcohol & substance abuse, and HIV & AIDS. 247-9110

Panic Anxiety Attack Support Group/ People, Inc.

People, Inc.
• Peer-led organization helping those who are psychiatrically labeled: Socialization, Outreach, Advocacy, Employment Services, Hospital Diversion, Community Integration/Supported Housing
Kingston-331-4965, Poughkeepsie-452-2728

Psychotherapy/Counseling Services/Hudson Valley Counseling/Donna Boundy, LCSW-R
• Offices in Kingston and New Paltz. Serving all ages, from children to elders. Weekdays, evening and weekend hours available, plus house calls available for home-bound. Individual, couples and family counseling. Experience in working with issues such as: Anger management, infidelity, parenting, depression, trauma, loss and bereavement, money disorders, self-esteem, aging, substance abuse, caregiving stress, women's issues, and men's issues. 25 years of experience.

Psychotherapy/Counseling Services - Michelle Rhodes, LCSW, ATR-BC
Deep Clay

• 20+ years leading "Deep Clay" individual and group psychotherapy and expressive arts sessions in a studio setting. "Dreamfigures," a clay art therapy group for women. Child and family play therapy. Psychoanalytic arts based psychotherapy. Brief intensive counseling. Arts based supervision and coaching for parents, clinicians, educators, students, healthcare professionals, and administrators. 255-8039

Resource Center for Accessible Living

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Ulster County, New York Listing Of Medical Resources

Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley Chapter
Dutchess/Ulster County- 471-2655, 340-8474; 24 Hour Helpline- (800) 272-3900

Amputee, Support Group/ Resource Center for Accessible Living

Arthritis, Support Group/Resource Center for Accessible Living

Arthritis, Six-Session Self-Management Course/ The Rose Women's Care Service

Asbestos Exposure Support / Mesothelioma Center
(800) 615-2270

Attention Deficit Disorder/ADHD, Parents Together for/ Mental Health Association in Ulster County
• Support for parenting children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
336-4747 x134

Benedictine Hospital/Health Alliance

Blood Pressure, Controlling Your/ The Rose Women's Care Service

Blood Pressure, Free Screening, 1st Wed of each month; 9am-11am/ Ellenville Regional Hospital
647-6400 x 286

Brain Injury, Support Group/ Resource Center for Accessible Living

Cancer, Support Services/ American Cancer Society
• Patient and Family Support
• Appearance Therapy,
• Prostate Cancer Support,
• Breast Cancer Support,
• Peer-to-Peer Support,
• Patient transportation to cancer treatments,
• Educational Programs,
• Free Cancer Screenings,  
• Women's Cancer Support Group,
• Information and Referrals for Financial Assistance.

331-8300; (800) 227-2345

Cancer, Support & Information Services/ Breast Cancer Options, Inc.
• Acupuncture Clinics
• Companion Advocates/Peer-to-Peer Support
• Support Groups
• Breast Cancer Forums
• Healthy Lifestyles Support Series
• E-Mail News Updates
• Annual Complementary Medicine Conference
• Phone/Email Consultations
• Referrals for Financial and Legal Help
• Discount Vitamin Program.
339-HOPE (4673)

Cancer, Oncology Support House / Benedictine Hospital/Health Alliance
• Support groups for women, men, teens, families, and caregivers
• Wellness and integrative medicine lectures
• Ovarian and gynecologic cancer support groups and education
• Individual and family counseling
• Financial Assistance, Arts and healing programs
• Exercise and nutrition instruction
• Lending library
• Quarterly newsletter
• Annual Cancer Survivor’s Day event. (For specific support group info and Celebrate Life Newsletter)

Cancer Screenings/Cancer Services Program of Ulster County
• Free Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancer screening for people over 40, uninsured and under-insured.
339-7896 x 12

Complementary Therapy/Women's View A Vision of Health / Montgomery Street Health Annex at NDH
• Women's View encompasses a full range of diagnostic, medical and wellness services for women and brings together a highly specialized team of physicians, therapists and clinicians who are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care in a convenient setting. Services are designed to address the complex physical and emotional needs specific to women and are offered in private and state-of-the-art treatment areas at the Hospital and Women's View Montgomery Street Health Annex. 107 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Diabetes, Kids, Support Group/ Resource Center for Accessible Living

Diabetes Education Center/Kingston Hospital / HealthAlliance


Diabetes/Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Hudson Valley Branch

Diabetes Monthly Support Group

Diabetes, Preventing/ The Rose Women's Care Service

Dying, End of Life Decisions & Demystifying/ The Rose Women's Care Service

Eating Habits, Food Portions 101/ The Rose Women's Care Service

Glucose, Free Screening-1st Wed of each month; 9am-11am/ Ellenville Regional Hospital
647-6400 x 286

Golden Hill Health Care Center

Health Insurance/ Maternal Infant Services Network
• Facilitated enrollment into NYS Health Insurance Programs.
(800) 453-4666

Heart Smart Series/ The Rose Women's Care Service

HIV/AIDS/Mid-Hudson Care Center /Operated by Albany Medical Center
• Serving adults diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. HIV counseling and testing, primary medical care, dental care, gynecological services, case management, mental health services, peer support groups, nutritional counseling, limited transportation service for medical appointments.
Kingston Office-339-6755

HIV/AIDS Support Services/ AIDS Related Community Services (ARCS)
• Services offered for clients with HIV/AIDS: Case Management, Support Groups, HIV Testing, Prevention, and Services, Outreach, Correctional Program, Food and Nutrition.

Hospice, Inc.
• Helping terminally ill patients and caregivers with nursing care, home health aids, medical equipment, prescriptions, private and group counseling for children through adults. Support available 24/7. Servicing patients in their homes, all area hospitals, and many nursing homes.
Kingston-338-2273, Poughkeepsie-485-2273, (888) 522-9132

Kingston Hospital / HealthAlliance

Limb Loss/Support Group/Resource Center for Accessible Living

Lyme Disease Information/Ulster County Health Department

Medical Assistance Program/ Ulster County Department of Social Services
• Information and enrollment into NYS Health Insurance Programs.

Medical Van/ Ulster County Area Transit
• Provides transportation for seniors 60 years and older, by appointment.
General Info-340-3333; Transportation Appointments-334-8120

(800) MEDICARE (633-4227)

Medication Administration Training/The Rose Women's Care Service
• Certification for those administering medication in a childcare setting.

Mid-Hudson Care Center, Kingston/Operated by Albany Medical Center

Multi-County Community Development Corp.
• Serving people with HIV & AIDS, developmental disabilities, mental illness, and alcohol and substance abuse.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Osteoporosis Class/ The Rose Women's Care Service

Ostomy Support Group/ Benedictine Hospital/Health Alliance

Parkinson’s Disease/Support Groups
Caregiver’s Support Group- 255-0614
Parkinson’s Movement/Exercise Group (Kingston & Poughkeepsie)- 679-6250

Planned Parenthood of Mid-Hudson Valley
• Low-cost reproductive health services for women and men.

338-0840, (800) 230-PLAN (7526)

Resource Center for Accessible Living

The Rose Women's Care Service: Community Resource Center
• Facilitates the creation and implementation of health and wellness action plans for the management and prevention of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, and more.

Scleroderma and Lupus Support Group/ Laura Purdy Foundation/Resource Center for Accessible Living

Scoliosis Association

(800) 800-0669

Sleep Apnea Support Group, A.W.A.K.E./ Benedictine Hospital/Health Alliance

Stroke Prevention/ The Rose Women's Care Service

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Ulster County, New York Assistance With Clothing, Food And Shelter

Angel Food East • A hot-meal program for people with HIV & AIDS in Ulster County 331-6538

Assistance for Persons in the Creative Arts/ max's kansas city project
• Medical, housing, and legal aid to financially distressed individuals in the creative arts. 679-2593

Catholic Charities, Kingston • Help with rental assistance, transportation, prescription medications, case management services, food, clothing, advocacy, public education. 340-9170

Family of Woodstock, New Paltz, and Ellenville Walk-In Centers 
• Food pantries, free clothing exchange, emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline 
Kingston, 331-7080; Woodstock, 679-2485, 338-2370 Hotline; 
New Paltz 255-8801; Ellenville 647-2443

Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, Cornwall 534-5344

Food Pantry, Accord - Rochester Food Pantry 626-7501

Food Pantry, Ellenville - Ellenville United Methodist Church 647-7094

Food Pantry , Ellenville- Hosanna Assembly Of God 647-4341

Food Pantry, Ellenville - Seventh Day Adventist Church 647-5998

Food Pantry, Ellenville - Shiloh Baptist Church 647-8662

Food Pantry, Kingston - New Central Baptist Church 338-0589

Food Pantry, Kingston - People's Place 338-4030

Food Pantry, Kingston - Soup Kitchen, Soap Closet - St. Simon's Sitdown Soup Kitchen/ Holy Cross Episcopal Church 331-6796

Food Pantry, Highland � Family Outreach 380-8799

Food Pantry, Hurley - St. Joseph's Mission Church 338-7121
• For special dietary needs (a doctor's referral required) such as hypertension, diabetes, or AIDS/HIV.

Food Pantry, Marlboro - St. Mary's Church 236-4340

Food Pantry, Modena - Modena United Methodist Church 883-7142

Food Pantry, New Paltz - St. Joseph's Catholic Church 255-5635

Food Pantry, Plattekill - New Day Tabernacle Church 566-4441

Food Pantry, Port Ewen - Port Ewen Food Pantry at the Town of Esopus United Methodist Church, W. Main & Green St. 338-0356

Food Pantry, Rondout Valley - Rondout Valley Food Pantry. Serving Stone Ridge, Kerhonkson, Accord, High Falls, Rosendale, Naponach 687-4013

Food Pantry, Rosendale - Rosendale Food Pantry 399-7997

Food Pantry, Saugerties - Saugerties Food Pantry 246-6885

Food Pantry, Saugerties - Soup Kitchen, and Luncheon Program - Atonement Lutheran Church 246-8322

Food Pantry, Saugerties - St. John the Evangelist 246-9581

Food Pantry, Shandaken - Phoenicia Methodist Church 688-5670

Food Pantry, Wallkill - His Love Unveiled 895-3006

Food Pantry, Wallkill - Wallkill Reformed Church Loaves And Fishes Food Closet 895-2181

Food Pantry, Wawarsing - Town of Wawarsing 647-6570 Ext. 6

Food Pantry, Woodstock - Family of Woodstock 331-7080

Food Pantry, Woodstock - The Good Neighbors Food Pantry/Woodstock Dutch Reformed Church 679-6610

Food Stamps Division/ Ulster County Dept. of Social Services 334-5200

Salvation Army, Kingston 331-1803

Soup Kitchen, Kingston - Caring Hands Soup Kitchen/ United Methodist Church Soup Kitchen 

Soup Kitchen, Kingston - Food Pantry, Soap Closet - St. Simon's Sitdown Soup Kitchen/ Holy Cross Episcopal Church 331-6796

Soup Kitchen, Kingston - The Queens Galley
• A resource for awareness, education, and food relief 338-3468

Soup Kitchen, Saugerties - Luncheon Program, and Food Pantry - Atonement Lutheran Church 246-8322

Soup Kitchen, Woodstock - Daily Bread Soup Kitchen/ Christ Lutheran Church

Thrift Shop, Kingston - Goodwill Industries 338-3303

Thrift Shop, Kingston - Happy Apple Thrift Shop/ Kingston Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop 338-0833

Thrift Shop, Kingston - Holy Cross Church 331-6796

Thrift Shop, Kingston - Salvation Army 338-9695

Ulster County Community Action Committee (U.C.C.A.C.)/ Head Start

• "Helping people to help themselves"
A variety of services to help low income citizens, including food pantry, HEAP, weatherization, emergency assistance, family development plans, referrals to other agencies.
Kingston 338-8750 x114; Ellenville 647-6061; Highland 691-8722

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Ulster County, New York Listing Of Services Available To Families

Caregiver, Grandparent, and Senior Support/ Jewish Family Services
• Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren; Support Group for Caregivers; Home-based senior support program; Volunteer Program assists Seniors.

Child Care Council of Ulster County/ Family of Woodstock
 • Offers referrals to families looking for legal child care providers in Ulster County.

Child Support Enforcement/UC Department of Social Services

Children’s Coordinated Services/UC Department of Social Services
• Intensive community-based program to assist families with child at-risk of out-of-home placement.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County
• Education programs and information on budgeting & financial education; food preparation & nutrition education; parenting & child development; 4-H club, special interest & after-school programs, Relatives As Parents Program.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Ulster County    
• Volunteers are assigned by Family Court to advocate for children in foster care. Seeking volunteer advocates to work with child and family.

Children and Family Services/UC Department of Social Services
• Adult Services; Child Protective Services; Preventative Services; Foster Care.
334-5400; CPS-800-342-3720  

Day Care Unit/UC Department of Social Services
• Provides financial assistance to qualifying low income families, including teen parents and foster parents.

Early Intervention and Pre-School Special Education/UC Department of Social Services
• Broad range of services for infants and children with developmental and other disabilities.

Family Court

Family Services, Inc., Kingston
• Family Education Program-Provides in-home support for parents, support groups, parenting classes.

Jewish Family Services
• Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren; Support Group for Caregivers; Home-based senior support program; Volunteer Program assists Seniors.

Mental Health Association, Inc.
• Education, advocacy, and support for parents & guardians of children with social, emotional, behavioral problems; Respite Program; In-home family crisis programs; Therapeutic Foster Care.

Mid-Hudson Migrant Outreach Program
• Comprehensive child development and family support program for migrant farm working families.

Ulster County Community Action (U.C.C.A.C.)
• Head Start Program, Family Outreach Food Pantry; Weatherization and H.E.A.P applications.
Kingston-338-8750; Ellenville-647-6061; Highland-691-8722

W.I.C. Supplemental Food Program/UC Health Department
• For women, infants, and children who qualify and are residents of NYS.

YMCA of Ulster County
• Social, health, physical education and recreation services to the residents of Ulster County. School-age child care, nursery school, summer camps. Scholarships available for low-income families.

• Advocacy, support, and education for women, children, and families. Early Childhood Learning Center; Pre-School; Family Court Children’s Center; Parenting Education Center; Teen Parent Services.

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Ulster County, New York Disability Resources

A Horse Connection
Equine Assisted Therapy. Serves people of all ages with physical, emotional, or developmental impairments.

Gateway Community Industries
• Serves people with mental and/or physical disabilities with vocational, therapeutic, residential, and business services.

Learning Disabilities/ Mental Health Association in Ulster County (MHA); Resource Center for Accessible Living (RCAL)
• Learning Disabilities to Abilities- Information and support on learning disabilities for families and professionals.
MHA 336-4747 x132;
RCAL 331-0541

Mental Health Association in Ulster County (MHA)
• Information and support on learning disabilities for families and professionals.
MHA-336-4747 x132

Mid-Hudson Workshop for Disabled
• Hires people with disabilities for contract, assembly, and packaging work.

Multi-County Community Development Corporation
• Serving people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, HIV & AIDS, and alcohol and substance abuse; OMRDD Supportive Apartment Program.

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD)
 • Supports individuals with coexisting mental illness and mental retardation/developmental disabilities.

Resource Center for Accessible Living (RCAL)
• Advocacy and services for individuals with disabilities.

Social Security
• Information and applications for Social Security Benefits for disabled persons.
338-2589; 800-772-1213; TTY-334-9210

Special Olympics, Hudson Valley Chapter

Ulster County Area Transit
• ADA Transportation available with at least 24-hour notice, under most circumstances.
General info-340-3333; ADA info & reservations-334-8458

Ulster-Greene ARC
 • Provides full support services for people with developmental disabilities from birth through adulthood.

United Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County
 • Offers wide range of services: case management, housing, clinical, medical, screenings, respite.

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Ulster County, New York Mental Health And Chemical Abuse Resources

Al-Anon/Alateen Referral Line   

Alcoholics Anonymous

Bridge Back / Kingston Hospital / HealthAlliance
• Outpatient alcohol and substance abuse treatment program
Kingston- 943-6091; Saugerties- 246-5064

Cocaine Anonymous Helpline   
(800) 347-8998; (800) COCAINE

Debtors Anonymous 
(888) 344-1990

Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-HELP

First Step/ Benedictine Hospital/ Health Alliance
• Inpatient alcohol and substance abuse and detoxification program 

Gamblers Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous Helpline 
(800) 766-6779

Methodone Management Program/ Kingston Hospital/ Health Alliance

Multi-County Community Development Corporation, Saugerties  
• Housing services for clients with substance addictions

Nicotine Anonymous    

Over Eaters Anonymous, Ulster County Hotline    

Smoking Cessation/ American Cancer Society  
(800) 227-2345

Smoking Cessation/ The Rose Women's Care Service: Community Resource Center   

Tobacco Free Action Coalition of Ulster County
• Smoking cessation; education, media awareness, and advocacy    

Ulster County Mental Health Dept.
• Outpatient alcohol and substance abuse treatment program; mental health counseling
Kingston-340-4000; New Paltz- 883-9747; Ellenville- 647-3266

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