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.

More general information on job training and support from the State is here.

Online job assistance from your libraries can be found here.

Red Hook Responds

RHR provides assistance with food and meal delivery, neighborly chats, tutoring, snow shoveling, and more. To get help or volunteer, 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