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.

Application for Services:  UCCAC Customer Intake Form October 2018 – fillable

Kingston Outreach Center

Program Director:  Suzanne Hinchey
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

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.

Dates for 2018 Distribution Schedule:  MASS DISTRIBUTION OF Food 2018

Free Farm Stand 2018:   Farm Stand 2018

All Locations include:

Where:  70 Lindsley Avenue, Kingston
From: 1:00-3:00
Call for the dates
Contact:  Suzanne Hinchey (845) 338-8750 x105

Where:  15 Church Street, Highland
From: 1:00-3:00
Call for the dates
Contact:  Jan Cross (845) 691-8722

Where:  85 Center Street , Ellenville
From: 1:00-3:00
Call for the dates
Contact:  Rosemary Melendez (845) 647-6061

 2016 Community Needs Assessment: UCCAC 2016 Community Needs Assessment