Community Resources

Community Resources

Need wireless?

RHPL Neighborhood Wireless is an open network that extends from the library for about 100 yards in all directions.

Online Job Skills & Career Help

New Yorkers can Access Nearly 4,000 Online Free Courses and Certificate Programs on Coursera in industries like manufacturing, technology, and healthcare.

Visit the website to sign up for a free account.

Red Hook Responds

A place to get, or give, help during the crisis. Visit the website or call the hotline: 845-640-4788

Dutchess Responds 

A place to get, or give, help during the crisis. Visit the website or call the hotline: 845-486-3555

Dutchess County Transportation for Seniors

To get help finding transportation for seniors in Dutchess County. Visit the website or call Dutchess County Office for the Aging: 845-486-2555

Dutchess County Emotional Support Helpline

Feeling anxious or distressed? This 24/7 helpline will provide support & guidance. Call or text (845) 485-9700 / Call toll-free (877) 485-9700. Or visit the website.

NYS Office of Mental Health Emotional Support Helpline

This helpline provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus crisis. Call 1-844-863-9314. Or visit the website.

Food Assistance

Find a list of local resources here. Update: Community Action will deliver food!

Unemployment Information

Create your Department of Labor NYGov Id here. Use your NYGov Id to apply here. If you don’t have a computer, or need more assistance, call during business hours: 1-888-209-8124

If this is confusing in any way or you run into difficulties with SNAP, WIC, HEAP and/or unemployment, call Dutchess County Community Action, they’re there to help you: 845-452-5104