Provides updates on COVID 19

The Regional Food Bank collects large donations of food from the food industry and distributes it to charitable agencies serving hungry and disadvantaged people in 23 counties. From Plattsburgh to Newburgh, in urban, rural, and suburban communities, the Food Bank provides over 35 million pounds of food a year to 1,000 agencies. 


Friendly Visitor; Home delivered Meals; NY Connects

Homeward Bound Adirondacks

HBA is a service organization that assists Active Duty Soldiers and Veterans by providing transportation at no cost, linking Veterans to needed services and Healing Retreats in the Adirondacks, and helps our Service Members reintegrate back into the community after serving our country.

Contact: Valerie Ainsworth, Board Member

 (518) 891-4151

Catholic Charities is a multi-service, 501© 3, non-profit organization. Catholic Charities serves the 8 Northern Counties of New York. Catholic Charities serves all people regardless of race, creed, ethnicity or ability to pay.

Ph. 1: (518) 566-0944
Ph. 2: (315) 393-2255

Essex County Department of Social Services

Medicaid; Temporary Assistance; Emergency Housing. Includes Domestic Violence, Adult Protective and Child Protective services.

HAPEC offers a broad array of housing services including: section 8 housing choice voucher program, first time homebuyer programs, home repair and rehabilitation programs, mortgage default/ foreclosure counseling & housing counseling services. HAPEC also works with local municipalities to deliver community development projects and community planning services.

(518) 873-6888

North Country COVID Updates.

Family Champions of the North Country, Inc.

A parent run nonprofit that strives to help families in need gain access to information, support, and services throughout the North Country.

Contact: Cheryl Viallancourt, Executive Director

(518) 359-9110

Life Line: For support with Food, Housing, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Health, Utilities, Finances, Legal, Family, Military, Disaster, Volunteer,  Household Items.

Clinton, Essex, Franklin 2-1-1 Life Line Adirondack Region: Call 2-1-1