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COVID-19 Community Resources and Information:
FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAMS:
Driven by the belief that access to healthy food is a basic right for all people, Feeding Westchester leads hunger action programs and mobilizes the resources needed to eradicate hunger in Westchester County. Feeding Westcheter has initiated drive thru food distribution at locations around the county. In order to receive service, individuals should fill out a form to be notified of the next distribution time and location. To access the form please go to: https://info.feedingwestchester.org/drive-thru-food-distribution .
Family Services of Westchester
RideConnect, a program of Family Services of Westchester, has been providing volunteer based transportation for over 10 years to older adults in Westchester & Southern Putnam counties. These rides are for medical, shopping, social visits, religious services and more. At this time, while RideConnect continues to provide this volunteer based transportation for critical medical appointments, they have also enlisted volunteers to do essential shopping for older adults such as groceries, and medication pick-ups. If you, or someone you know would benefit from being matched up with a volunteer to get your essential items, please contact RideConnect at (914) 242-7433 or via email at email@example.com.
Meals on Wheels White Plains
Meals-on-Wheels of White Plains is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers with a commitment to delivering both food and compassion to neighbors in need. Meals-on-Wheels of White Plains serves members of our community who are unable to shop or prepare adequate meals themselves. They are making deliveries twice a week and providing a frozen meal for the days they don’t visit. They have initiated a no-contact delivery method. if you would like to sign up for meal delivery through Meals on Wheels White Plains, please call (914) 946-6878
Lifting Up WestchesterGrace’s Kitchen at Grace Episcopal Church33 Church Street, White Plains, NY 10601Monday through Friday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The White Plains Community Action Partnership Emergency Food Pantry 70 Ferris Ave, White Plains, NY 10603Call (914) 428-7030 to make an appointment.
El Centro HispanoOperating from Post Road Elementary School 175 W Post Road, White Plains, NY 10606 April 16th, May 7th, May 21st, June 4th, June 18th at 3:00 PM Food will be distributed from the Soundview Avenue entrance. https://www.elcentrohispano.org/
Salvation ArmyOperating from Post School 175 W Post Road, White Plains, NY 10606 May 14, 28, June 11 at 3:00 PM Food will be distributed from the Soundview Avenue entrance. https://easternusa.salvationarmy.org/use/covid19
Ridgeway Alliance Church465 Ridgeway, White Plains, NY 10605 (914) 949-3714 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)
Bethel Baptist Church One Fisher Court, White Plains, NY 10601(914) 949 2792Second Saturday of the month.
First Baptist Church456 North Street White Plains, NY 10605 (914) 946-5207 (No set hours. Please call)
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church82 Prospect Street, White Plains, NY 10605914.949.5577
Grab & Go Meal Bags distributed each Sunday
White Plains Public Schools Food Distribution to White Plains District Students:Weekdays at 10 am and 1 pm at: Eastview in front of the auditorium entrance, WPHS at the Athletic Circle, Church Street School Parking Lot, Rochambeau High School Lower Parking Lot and Post Road School Parking Lothttps://www.whiteplainspublicschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=20078&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=34761&PageID=1
Make the Road New York46 Waller Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601 (914) 948-8466 Once a week. Must call to make an appointment.
George Washington Elementary School Food PantryFriday, April 24th 11AM to Noon 100 Orchard Street, White Plains, NY 10604 (914) 422-2380
Ecumenical Food PantryFridays, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Thomas Slater Center 2 Fisher Court, White Plains, NY 10601 (914) 948-6211
White Plains Youth BureauMondays 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastview Middle School 11 Amherst Place, White Plains, NY 10601 (914) 422-1378
Slater CenterMondays 12 Noon - 2PM2 Fisher Court, White Plains, NY 10601(914) 948-6211
Church Street School
Mondays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
295 Church Street, White Plains, NY 10603
White Plains Hospital
Saturday, May 2nd
Director of Community Outreach
101 East Post Road, White Plains, NY 10601
Mt. Hope African Methodist Episcopal Zion ChurchTable of Grace Green Thumb ProgramLast Tuesday of month, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM65 Lake Street, White Plains, NY 10604(914) 948-6372
SUPERMARKETS - Special Hours/Lanes:
Whole Foods Market110 Bloomingdale Rd, White Plains, NY 10605 914.288.1300Senior hours: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM each day.
Stop and Shop154 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10604914.997.0715670 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603914.682.3279
Senior hours: Customers over 60 years old as well as customers with compromised immune systems can shop from 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM each day.
ShopRite13 City Pl, White Plains, NY 10601 914.539.4500Senior Hours 7 AM - 8 AM http://www.shoprite.com/pd/stores/NY/White-Plains/ShopRite-of-White-Plains/756A4227
Trader Joe’s215 North Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530914.997.1960Senior Hours: 8AM - 9AM: Open to our senior customers (age 60 and over) and customers with disabilities who may need extra assistance https://locations.traderjoes.com/ny/hartsdale/533/?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=Maps&utm_campaign=Google+Places
H Mart 371 N Central Ave, Hartsdale, NY 10530914.448.8888Senior hour: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM each day is reserved for seniors, pregnant women and the handicapped.https://www.hmart.com/
Delivery, Take-Out and Curbside Pick-up
Local restaurants are offering curbside pickup, take-out, and/or delivery. Some food delivery apps, including UberEats, are waiving their delivery fees. 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 these services go to: https://wpbid.com/openforbusiness
City of White Plains Dept of Recreation and Parks
Is sending out a weekly newsletter for all ages. Please call (914) 422-1336 to be added to the email list.
White Plains Public Library
Has reconfigured its website to prioritize its digital resources and streaming media options. Access the Library website by clicking here: https://whiteplainslibrary.org/. The Library also continues to send out weekly e-newsletters that highlight virtual activities and resources for adults, teens and children. Sign up through the website.
United Way of Westchester and Putnam
As a convener and provider of resources, United Way has always been uniquely positioned in the community, in partnership with the nonprofit and government sector, to respond, provide assistance and support residents during times of uncertainty. United Way has a 24/7 help line. Dial 211 and press “2” for connections to Coronavirus-related resources.https://www.cityofwhiteplains.com/612/2-1-1-Community-Helpline
DOROT of Westchester
DOROT works with older adults, providing vital services and companionship to those who have difficulty leaving home without support. Programs Include Caring Calls, DOROT’s new program bringing warmth, conversation and social connection to older adults in isolation due to COVID-19. and University without Walls which offers popular programs in the arts, literature, current events and more, for more information visit https://www.dorotusa.org/our-programs .
Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS)
Offers assistance to seniors (age 60 and over) by phone. Their staff can provide information and referrals to help seniors get the resources needed. Seniors can call Judy Fink at (914)761-0600, ext. 2340. https://www.wjcs.com/news/2020/04/22/feature/wjcs-covid-19-update-we-re-here-for-you/
The LOFT LGBT :
During this difficult time, The LOFT is providing:
The Childcare Council of Westchester
Offers assistance to essential workers to find child care and for providers to remain healthy and operational.
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline
In New York, thousands of mental health professionals have volunteered to support their neighbors during this time of crisis. Residents can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for counseling services.
The Department of Financial Services has provided guidance to mortgage servicers regarding support for borrowers impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
For Mortgage Information call your mortgage servicer and visit the NYS Department of Financial Services website to learn more about the Governor’s Executive Order providing 90-day mortgage relief: https://www.dfs.ny.gov/reports_and_publications/press_releases/pr202003241
Executive Order which Governs Moratorium on Eviction
New York has implemented a 90-day moratorium on evictions for residential and commercial tenants. At this time, eviction proceedings have been suspended and no one can be evicted in New York State until at least June 20.
Find additional information and frequently asked questions for renters and tenants.
Westchester Residential Opportunities
WRO promotes equal, affordable & accessible housing opportunities for all residents in our region and is available to answer questions regarding the federal eviction moratorium - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our community is stepping up in a time of need. If you would like to help please email email@example.com, or access VolunteerNY! at https://www.volunteernewyork.org/vvc, the Volunteer Center of United Way at 914-948-4452 or the American Red Cross at https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer.html .
The Friends of White Plains Hospital
The Friends of White Plains Hospital has several options for residents to show their appreciation and gratitude for the tireless efforts of nurses, doctors, and countless other essential workers fighting to keep our community safe. Show your support for our healthcare heroes:
Project #WPHCommunityLove -- www.wphospital.org/communitylove;
https://www.wphospital.org/covid19help/signsupport or by contributing the hospital’s COVID-19 Relief fund: https://www.wphospital.org/covid19help
White Plains ALERTS Community Notification System:Sign up for White Plains ALERTS, the City of White Plains Community and Emergency Notification System here: https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/78968ECB5F1A
For more information about White Plains ALERTS, go to: https://www.cityofwhiteplains.com/504/WhitePlains-ALERTS-Community-Notificatio
Helpful links: Westchester County Coronavirus information NY State Coronavirus Information White Plains Hospital Coronavirus Information New York Blood Center