Outreach Services

As the anti-poverty agency in Ulster County, we provide a comprehensive approach to the needs of economically disadvantaged individuals and families through a variety of services.  Our services are provided through a network of outreach centers located in Kingston, Highland and Ellenville.  These offices provide residents in Ulster County with access to all of our programs and other community resources.  Contact Suzy Hinchey, Program Director at 845-338-8750, ext. 131 for additional assistance.

Application for Services: UCCAC Customer Application Intake Form December 2018

Kingston Outreach Center

Care Manager:  Darlene Stokes
70 Lindsley Avenue
Kingston, NY  12401
(845) 338-8750 ext. 105

Highland Outreach Center

Care Manager:  Jan Cross
15 Church Street
Highland, NY  12528
(845) 691-8722

Ellenville Outreach Center

Care Manager:  Rosemary Melendez
85 Center Street
Ellenville, NY  12428
(845) 647-6061

Sullivan County Outreach Center

Assistant Program Director:  Brian Meade
309 E Broadway, Suite A
Monitcello, NY 12701
(845)794-4228; Ask for Community Action

Services provided:

  • General Assistance
  • Family Development Plans
  • Emergency Food
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Housing Assistance
  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) (Income Guidelines)
  • Weatherization Assistance  2018-19 REV DOE Income Guidelines
  • Head Start and Early Head Start
  • Mass distribution of fruits and vegetables
  • Information and Referrals
  • Employment and job training
  • Food Pantry
  • Clothes Closet
  • Lifeline Safe-Link Telephone Service (Kingston)
  • Notary Assistance on site (Kingston)
  • Free bread and donated produce distribution on Wednesday (Highland)
  • Translation Services (Highland)
  • Transportation funds available as vouchers with UCAT (Highland)
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English/ Translation services (Ellenville)
  • Free Farm Stand

Mass Food Distribution
Mass distributions of food occurs three times a month donated by the Regional Food Bank.  The food is available to anyone.  No income guidelines.  Fresh fruits, vegetables, canned goods etc.

2019 Mass Distribution and Farm Stand Schedule for Ulster County:  2019 Distribution Calendar Farm Mass Dist

2019 Mass Distribution and Farm Stand Schedule for Sullivan County: pending

 2016 Community Needs Assessment: UCCAC 2016 Community Needs Assessment