COVID-19 Community Resources and Information:
Food Distribution Programs:
Feeding Westchester will be having scheduled drive thru food distribution locations. In order to receive service, individuals will need to fill out a form to be notified of the next distribution’s time and location. To access the form please go to https://info.feedingwestchester.org/drive-thru-food-distribution .
RideConnect of Family Services of Westchester has set up a shopping program for older adults to help keep them safely at home. Volunteers get a client’s grocery list, do the shopping and drop the groceries off at the client. If you need help shopping for groceries or medications, call them at (914) 242-7433.
Meals on Wheels White Plains delivers meals to households in White Plains - (914) 946-6878. Making deliveries twice a week, providing a frozen meal for the days they don’t visit. They have initiated a no-contact delivery method.
Lifting Up Westchester operates a Soup Kitchen at 33 Church Street. Meals are served from 10:30 – 11:30 am every Monday through Friday.
The White Plains Community Action Partnership Emergency Food Pantry is open by appointment only. (914) 428-7030
every Thursday from 1PM-3PM
First Seventh Day Adventist Church Food Pantry
180 Juniper Hill Rd. White Plains 10607
El Centro Hispano
Operating from the Post Road School
175 W Post Rd, White Plains, NY 10606
April 16th, May 7th, May 21st, June 4th, June 18th at 3:00 p.m.
Food will be distributed through the Soundview entrance.
465 Ridgeway, White Plains, NY 10605
Monday 10:00-2:00 p.m.
Tuesdays 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 10:00-2:00 p.m.
Fridays 10:00-2:00 p.m. (Not every Friday, should call)
First Baptist Church
456 North Street White Plains 10605
(914) 946-5207 (No set hours please call)
White Plains Schools Food Distribution
Make the Road New York
46 Waller Ave, White Plains, NY 10601
Once a week. Must call to make an appointment.
Ecumenical Food Pantry
Friday, April 17, 10 AM - 1PM
Thomas Slater Center
2 Fisher Court, White Plains
White Plains Youth Bureau
Monday April 20, 9 AM - 2PM
Eastview School Building
11 Amherst Place
Supermarket Special Hours/Lanes
Whole Foods—Customers over 60 can shop one hour early, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. each day
Stop and Shop ( both on Westchester Avenue and on North Broadway)—Customers over 60 as well as customers with compromised immune systems can shop from 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. each day.
ShopRite in City Center—Customers over 60 can shop from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. each day
Trader Joe’s in Hartsdale—Seniors have a special shopping line from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. each day
H Mart in Hartsdale—The first hour each day, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., is reserved for seniors, pregnant women and the handicapped.
City of White Plains Recreation and Parks is sending out a weekly newsletter for all ages. Call 422-1336 to be added to the email list.
United Way of Westchester and Putnam has a 24/7 help line. Dial 211 and press “2” for connections to Coronavirus-related resources.
DOROT of Westchester offers a Telephone Friends program for people over 60 who would like to develop a connection with a volunteer over the phone. Call Cippi Harte at (914) 573-8906.
DOROT also offers University without Walls, classes held over the phone, for people over 60. Call 877-819-9147. Go to https://www.dorotusa.org/our-programs/in-westchester/university-without-walls-homefor more information.
Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) has geriatric care managers available to assist seniors (age 60 and over) by phone. Their staff can provide information and referrals to help seniors get what they need at this time. Seniors can call Judy Fink at 914-761-0600, ext. 2340.
Many local restaurants are still offering curbside pickup, takeout, and/or delivery. Some food delivery apps, including UberEats, are waiving their delivery fee. If a restaurant isn’t on an app, ordering is sometimes available on their website or by phone. For a list of White Plains restaurants offering Take Out: https://wpbid.com/openforbusiness
Westchester County Coronavirus information
NY State Coronavirus Information
White Plains Hospital Coronavirus Information
Sign up for the City of White Plains Emergency Notification System https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/78968ECB5F1A