Here is a list of community organizations which serve the residents of Ossining, Tarrytown, Peekskill and the surrounding areas:

Multiple Services

Lifting Up Westchester

Soup kitchen, men’s and women’s shelters, housing services, outreach to the elderly and disabled, day camp for homeless children, after-school tutoring, vocational training, social and informational programs for developmentally disabled individuals and their families.

Family Ties of Westchester

Support services to families of children with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges in Westchester County.
Ossining Office: 914-941-3461

Westchester County Social Services

Temporary financial assistance, homeless services, foster care, child services, adoption
Peekskill District Office: 914-995-3333
General Information: 914-995-5000
Emergency Assistance: 914-995-6055

WestCOP – Westchester Community Opportunity Program

Mobilize and efficiently manage resources through partnerships and collaborations to help the low-income and at-risk populations in the Hudson Valley region to achieve greater self-sufficiency. Programs include Early Childhood Development, veterans support services, victims’ assistance and others.

Family Services of Westchester County

FSW provides mental health and social services that strengthen and support families, children and individuals at every stage of their lives. FSW offers a broad range of innovative programs custom designed to meet their particular needs through twelve locations throughout Westchester County, including eight Family Mental Health Centers. Programs include Big Brothers Big Sisters, Older Adults, Family Support, Head Start, HIV/AIDS and more.
Sleepy Hollow Office: 914-631-2022

The Salvation Army, Tarrytown

Various community services for youth and adults including food & nutrition programs, emergency financial assistance, boys & girls club, casework services amongst others.
Tarrytown Corps: 914-631-3871

My Brother Vinny

Distribute food, clothing and furniture and housewares to US Veterans, outreach groups, shelters and families in Westchester County/vicinities

WJCS – Westchester Jewish Community Services

Helping people of all ages cope with emotional, cognitive, environmental, physical, social and educational challenges.


Loaves and Fishes

Serves a hot meal to Ossining residents in need every Saturday evening
St Augustine Parish Office: 914-941-0067

New Beginnings Food Pantry

Provides direct assistance to homeless families and individuals by providing them with immediate basic household needs and food as they make the transition to permanent housing.
Ossining Open Door Health Center – Lower level
165 Main Street
Ossining, NY 10562
Hours: Mon 9:30AM-12:30PM

Star of Bethlehem Soup Kitchen

304 Spring Street
Hours: Mon – Fri 11:00AM -12:45PM
(closed July and August)

Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown

The Christ Church
43 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Hours: 2nd Thursday of the Month 8:30-10:30 AM and 6:00-7:00 PM

Tarrytown C.O.C. Food Pantry

105 Wildey Street
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Hours: Tuesday from 10AM-1PM; On Call
Emergency bags Mon thru Fri 9AM-5PM

Tarrytown C.O.C. Hot Meals Soup Kitchen

105 Wildey Street
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Hours: Thursday 4:30PM – 7:00PM

Croton-Cortlandt Food Pantry

The food pantry serves the entire town and villages of Croton, Cortlandt, Montrose, Buchanan, and Verplanck, as well as the city of Peekskill. They are located at the Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton on Hudson NY.
Hours: Sat 10:00 AM- Noon

St Ann’s Food Pantry

St Ann’s Church
25 Eastern Ave, Ossining, NY 10562

Harvest Time Food Pantry

The Family Resource Center of Peekskill, Inc
1000 Orchard Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Hours: Mon – Friday; Noon – 4PM

Fred’s Pantry

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
137 North Division St.
Peekskill, NY 10566
Hours: Saturday 9:30 – 11:00 AM
Client-choice Food Pantry

Sunny Donut Breakfast Program

Serves breakfast to anyone in need of a meal, and gives all who walk through its doors a nourishing and friendly way to begin their day.
Salvation Army Community Kitchen
117 Nelson Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Hours: Mon – Fri 8:00-10:00 AM

Salvation Army Peekskill Soup Kitchen

117 Nelson Avenue
Peekskill, NY 10566
Hours: Mon-Fri; Noon – 1PM

Food Banks

Click here to find a food bank in Westchester County near you.


Open Door
Open Door sees their primary mission as keeping the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay.


IFCA is committed to providing quality housing at affordable prices so that people who work and contribute to our communities can afford to live in them.

SHORE/ICARE is dedicated to addressing the critical needs of homeless families in Westchester by providing and maintaining permanent homes where they can thrive in a healthy and safe environment.
55 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY

My Sister’s Place

My Sisters’ Place strives to end domestic violence and human trafficking by providing free education, outreach, and confidential supportive and legal services, throughout Westchester County, NY.
24/7 Hotline: 1-800-298-7233

Jan Peek House

Housing for the Homeless
200 North Water Street, Peekskill, N.Y.

The Bridge Fund

The Bridge Fund helps to prevent homelessness for vulnerable, working poor individuals and families who are threatened with the loss of their housing, but often do not qualify for emergency government assistance.
Call 914-949-8146 for a referral

Furniture Sharehouse

Provides individuals and families with basic household furnishings free of charge, from public donations of furniture.


Ossining Micro Fund

Small loans at zero percent interest for emergencies

Farmers Insurance

Michael Reggina
23 Purdy Ave, Rye NY 10580
Office: 914-481-4277
Cell: 203-948-8443

Rey Insurance Agency

Laura Rey Iannarelli
219 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow NY 10591
Office: 914-631-7628



Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Free civil legal services for those who cannot afford an attorney

Pace Women’s Justice Center

PWJC provides free legal services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse serving Westchester and Putnam Counties. PWJC helps individuals navigate the legal system and obtain services related to divorce, custody, support, financial exploitation, public benefits, and housing. Telephone interviews with an attorney or qualified law student.
Free Walk-In Legal Clinic
Pace Law School
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: 914-422-4188
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

My Sister’s Place Center for Legal Services

Family Law Services; Immigration Services; Human trafficking Services; and Impact Litigation Services.

Disabled and Elderly

The Arc

Supporting children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, and their families
Crisis Hotline: 914.949.8200

Saint Theresa’s

Transportation for seniors

DOROT Westchester

DOROT works with older adults who range in age from 60 to over 100. Their in-home and community programs bring vital services and companionship to those who have difficulty leaving home without support.