Community Resources

Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance, Security Deposits, Eviction Prevention,
Moving Expenses, Brokers’ Fees, Landlord-Tenant Mediation & Negotiation, Homelessness Prevention, Housing Case Management

Hudson Valley Community Services 845-471-0707, Ext. 22  or 845-471-0707, Ext. 17
Lifting Up Westchester 914-949-0925
Westchester Mediation Center 914-963-6440
Cluster, Housing Resource Center Catholic Charities 914-476-2700, Ext. 216
Bridge Fund 914-949-8146
Westchester Residential Opportunities 914-428-4507, Ext. 305 or 914-428-4507, Ext. 301
Mount Vernon United Tenants 914-699-1114
Con Edison Discount Programs, Crystal Borrero 212-460-2879

*Agencies listed above may provide one or more of these services.

Emergency Housing
Must call after 5 p.m. 914-995-2099
Sharing Community’s Drop-In Shelter (walk-in) 914-963-2626
1 Hudson Street, Yonkers NY Samaritan House for single women only
White Plains 914-948-3075
My Sister’s Place (Domestic Violence) 800-298-7233

Mental Health Housing Services
The Dept. of Community Mental Health (Shelter Plus Program) 914-995-5231 or 914-995-6753 or 914-995-5245
Search for Change (Mamaroneck) 914-428-5600

Insurance Enrollment: AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
Hudson Valley Community Services 914-345-8888

Housing Placement & Assistance: Permanent/Long/Short-Term
Sharing Community, Shelter Plus Program 914-378-1739
Yonkers YWCA 914-963-0640, Ext. 102 914-963-0640, Ext. 109
Yonkers YMCA 914-963-0183
Westchester Disabled on the Move 914-968-4717, Ext. 108
Westchester Residential Opportunities 914-428-4507
Westchester Independent Living Center 914-682-3926
Westchester Center for Independent & Assisted Living, Admissions Dept. 914-787-7400
Westhab New Windham Residence (SRO)(DSS referral required) 914-965-0445
Community Housing Innovations, Inc. Emergency/Transitional Housing (DSS referral required) 914-683-1010

CVR NY/ (Section 8)
Main Number 914-995-2415
To check waitlist status 914-873-1045

Medical Case Management Services and/or HIV Medical Care
Hudson Valley Community Services 914-345-8888
Westchester Medical Center Dept. of Infectious Diseases 914-493-7700
Hope Center at St. John’s Riverside Hospital 914-964-7300
Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center 914-699-7200
Hudson River Healthcare 914-734-8800

The Sharing Shelf
Clothing for children ages 0-17 years 914-305-5950

Housing Complaints
Call United Way for phone # and location for agencies 211
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley 914-376-3757
Westchester Mediation Center, Cluster Housing Resource Center 914-963-6440
Mount Vernon United Tenants 914-699-1114
Tenant Action Program/Policy Advocacy Mount Vernon United Tenants 914 699-1114

Legal Assistance: Free Services for the HIV Community (Eviction Notices, Code Violations, Etc.)
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
White Plains (Main Office) 914-949-1305
Intakes by Phone 877-574-8529

Food Services
Hudson Valley Community Services 914-785-8303
Feeding Westchester 914-923-1100

HIV Peer Support Groups and/or Treatment Adherence Groups
Family Services of Westchester 914-964-6767 ext. 149
Hudson Valley Community Services 914-345-8888
Hope Center at St. John’s Riverside Hospital 914-964-7300
Westchester Medical Center 914-493-7700

Psychiatric Emergencies
Crisis Prevention Response Team 914-925-5959

Representative Payee (Call to obtain)
Family Service Society of Yonkers 914 -963-5118

DSS Commissioner’s Office
For DSS Complaints 914-995-6027

Landlords in Westchester County to Contact for Apartment Vacancies
Gontar Management 347-233-5060
Community Housing Innovations, Inc. 914-683-1010
McLean Holdings 914-423-0674
Fairview Manhattan Apartments 914-428-2274
Monastery Manor 914-963-0202
Shiloh Senior Housing (Westhab) 914-345-2800
Seasonwein 914-668-7618 or 914-668-8626
Finian Sullivan Tower 914-965-1659
Whitney Young Manor 914-423-3570
NDR Group 914-633-7092
Remus Realty 718-405-0384
New RochelleMunicipal Housing 914-636-7050
C&C Management 914-964-3012
Highland Senior Residence 914-380-8220
Issan House (Greyston)(For the HIV-AIDS Community) 914-376-3900
Westhab 914-345-2800

Mental Health Counseling
Family Services of Westchester 914-964-6767
The Hope Center at St. John’s Riverside Hospital 914-964-7300
Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center 914-699-7200
Westchester Medical Center 914-493-7700
Hudson River Healthcare 914-734-8800
(Also Pathways Program for Substance Abuse)

Westchester County Department of Social Services
Case Management & Information Center 914-995-3333

HIV Facts:

  • Each year there are approximately 50,000 new reported cases of HIV in the United States.
  • New York State has the highest number of people who are HIV+ in the entire United States, more than any state in the nation.
  • There are more than 5000 HIV+ persons living with HIV and/or AIDS in Westchester County.  The large majority of those reside in the Lower county region.
  • The only way to know if you are infected with HIV is to get an HIV test.

If you are interested in receiving an HIV test you may contact the following service providers:

  • AIDS Related Community Services: 914-345-8888
  • Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center: 914-699-7200
  • Sharing Community: 914-963-2626
  • Westchester County Department of Health: 914-813-5000 or 914-231-2500
  • Westchester Medical Center: 914-493-7000
  • The Yonkers Community Health Center: 914-966-1947