Helpful Resources


We are providing below many helpful resources for your child and family:

 

1.

Early Intervention -- (845) 360-6630

Early intervention services are provided to help your child grow and development, and to help you support and promote yoir child's development.  The local Orange County Early Intervention Program can be contacted through (845) 360-6630.  More information can also be found at http://www.health.ny.gov/community/infants_children/early_intervention/.


2.

Child Health Plus, WIC or PCAP  -- 1-800-522-5006

Hudson Health Plan offers the Child Health Plus program in six counties in New York's Hudson Valley: Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, Dutchess, and Ulster.

Child Health Plus provides preventive care and medical treatment for children under the age of 19 years. Primary and specialty care, prescription drugs, vision and hearing aids, and dental health are covered under the plan. Child Health Plus covers children who are not covered by private health insurance and are not eligible for Medicaid, whether or not they are documented residents of the U.S.

Child Health Plus -- http://www.hudsonhealthplan.org/visitors/our-programs/child-health-plus/?gclid=CK6agsvj_rMCFU-d4Aod7nYABw


3.

WIC

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health.

WIC improves the health of pregnant women, new mothers and their infants and children. The foods provided through WIC are a good source of nutrients often missing from the diets of women and young children. WIC participants have longer, healthier pregnancies and fewer premature births.

More information can be obtained here http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/


4.

Habitat for Humanity -- 845-568-6035

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh is dedicated to providing safe, decent, affordable housing in partnership with hardworking families in need. Reaching across religious, cultural, and racial boundaries, we seek to restore a sense of community with the common goal of strong neighborhoods and dignity through homeownership.  For more information, http://www.habitatnewburgh.org/


5.

Catholic Charities of Orange County, NY -- (845) 294-5124

Catholic Charities of Orange County provides many resources.  Please see their web site for more information, http://www.catholiccharitiesoc.org/


6.

Hudson Valley Region 2-1-1 -- 1-800-899-1479

For more information, http://www.hudson211.org/cms/


7.

Independent Living (Newburgh, NY) -- (845) 565-1162

Independent Living, Inc. has served as a common voice for persons with disabilities living in our community. As a freestanding, locally controlled, nonprofit agency operated by people with disabilities, we offer a wide range of programs and services dedicated to ensuring universal access and opportunity in every aspect of community life.  More information can be found on their full web site, and student-specific program here, http://myindependentliving.org/EN-Services/StudentServices


8.

HEAP -- 1-800-342-3009

Questions regarding the HEAP program should be directed to your Local Department of Social Services Office or the NYS HEAP Hotline at 1-800-342-3009.  More details can be found at http://otda.ny.gov/programs/heap/


9.

Preschool/School Supportive Health Services Program - SSHSP