​The Westchester Community Foundation has awarded grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund to the following agencies:

  • (914)Cares: To supply a month’s worth of diapers and wipes to 130 families.

  • ARC of Westchester: Toward personal protective equipment and cleaning costs.

  • Cardinal McCloskey Community Services: For technology to sustain service delivery and facilitate family connections, for children in foster homes and for group residence, and for adults with developmental disabilities in group homes.

  • Caring for the Hungry and Homeless of Peekskill (CHHOP): To provide technology for staff to work remotely and cleaning supplies for shelter serving homeless adults.

  • Child Care Council of Westchester: To provide financial assistance for child-care costs for first responders, essential workers, and low-income families.

  • Community Based Services: Toward the cost of computer keyboards and personal protective equipment for direct-care staff serving 76 developmentally and intellectually disabled adults in care homes.

  • Community Center of Northern Westchester: To provide personal protective equipment and cleaning products.

  • Community Resource Center: To hire three part-time case managers to meet increased client needs as families lose work and to acquire technology to maintain client contact and deliver programming remotely.

  • Family Service Society of Yonkers: Toward the cost of personal protective equipment for Home Health Aides, Personal Care Aides, and case managers delivering services to vulnerable clients; technology to maintain program services remotely; and cleaning supplies.

  • Family Ties of Westchester: For technology to enable staff to provide clients individual mental health counseling and support, to facilitate remote support groups, and for staff to work remotely.

  • Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm: For a coordinator position to ensure that fresh produce grown at the Farm and by volunteer gardeners is distributed to food pantries, and associated equipment costs. 

  • Hillside Food Outreach: To provide food delivery to 500 low-income families referred by the County and medical facilities. 

  • Hope’s Door: Toward the cost of professional cleaning.

  • Housing Action Council: For technology to ensure stable remote back-office support for affordable housing nonprofit clients, ability to move affordable housing development planning, and to ensure timely marketing to and enrollment of new affordable housing renters.

  • Interfaith Council for Action (IFCA Housing Network): Toward professional costs to clean small multi-family affordable rental buildings.

  • Legal Services of the Hudson Valley: For technology to enable attorneys and paralegals to provide legal services to low-income clients remotely.

  • Lifting Up Westchester: Personal protection equipment for Home Health Aides caring for homebound elderly clients.

  • Long -Term Care Coalition: For a part-time ombudsman in place to call nursing homes and residents to assess quality of life, to distribute flyers and materials regarding isolation of seniors to family members.

  • Mt Kisco Child Care Center: Toward the cost of professional cleaning.

  • My Sister’s Place: Toward the cost of personal protective equipment for staff and shelter residents, cleaning, and technology upgrade to support increased remote workload and to ensure client confidentiality.

  • Neighbors Link: Toward the costs of emergency cleaning for two community centers and for technology to support program delivery while working remotely.

  • Ossining Children’s Center: Toward professional cleaning required after staff members were diagnosed with COVID-19.

  • Pace Women's Justice Center: To purchase equipment for remote work by staff. 

  • Scarsdale-Edgemont Family Counseling Service: For technology to deliver mental health services remotely, and toward the cost of health and safety items needed for re-opening. 

  • SHORE/I CARE: For technology to help tenants apply for unemployment and other benefits and to conduct job searches.

  • The Guidance Center of Westchester: Cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment for staff interacting with clients and for increased mental health supports in Mount Vernon.

  • Volunteer NY!: For technology to support staff, both hardware and software.

  • Westchester Institute for Human Development: Technology for delivering telehealth services, and iPads and Chromebooks to be loaned to children with developmental disabilities.

  • WestCOP: Purchase and installation of two new software packages and training of users, to enable organization to submit payment requests to public funders remotely; laptops and printers for key finance staff to work remotely.

  • Women’s Enterprise and Westchester Development Center (WEDC): For technology so staff can continue to provide coaching and support to small business clients.

  • Yonkers Partners in Education: To supply their students with 30 Chromebooks so they can continue college prep services provided by the agency and for staff to work remotely.

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