Community Voices Heard
Low income individuals, working to build power in Poughkeepsie and New York State to improve the lives of families and communities
Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
Nutrition Information Program provides nutrition, meal planning and food management information to fit a limited budget. Workshops and resources in the areas of nutrition, parenting (relative caregivers), financial management and wellness. Other programs are available, call our main office at 845-677-8223.
845-677-8223 Main Office
Dutchess County Healthy Families
Provides free voluntary services to support pregnant and parenting families in Poughkeepsie, Beacon, and Hyde Park through activities and education focused on:
• Supporting bonding and attachment
• Promoting optimal health, development, and safety
• Decreasing stressors and improving coping skills
• Increasing self-sufficiency
Provides emergency food, clothing, and more for those in need.
Family Services, Inc.
Counseling, crime, sexual assault & rape crisis support; case management; parent & youth programs; behavior & transition classes, professional training & management services
Hudson River Community Health Care
Primary and specialty health and care that includes family medicine, prenatal services, podiatry, nutritional and dental services.
Hudson River Housing – Screening Site
Overnight shelter screening site for homeless adults.
John Flowers Community Events
John Flowers & His Elves Give Gifts to Nursing Homes; Old Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt; Mother’s Day Roses to Nursing Homes; Church Picnic Dedicated to God; Dutchess County Father’s Day Parade.
Marist Liberty Partnership Program
Helps youth grades 5-12 graduate & enter college/workforce.
Mental Health America – Living Room Program
Safe haven providing intake, support, advocacy & referral services to those challenged with addiction, HIV, homelessness.
New Day Repertory Company, Inc.
Theatre workshops and productions for youth and others.
Reproductive health education and training including peer education training for youth 14-19, puberty education, HIV and STI prevention, parent-child communication workshops.
R.E.A.L.Skills Network, Inc.
Programs are to help those students that have had difficulty navigating the paths of traditional social, educational and judicial systems to understand and obtain mainstream skill competency levels
845-452-6088 ext. 3169
Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library
Collaborates with community groups and organizations to promote literacy through the teaching and learning about the African experience.
845-452-6088 x 3343
St. Francis Turning Point
Intensive out-patient substance abuse treatment for adults 18+.
Youth Mission Outreach
Faith based activities for youth every Friday night; dances for developmentally disabled adults.