Community Partnerships

ALICE, an acronym which stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, represents the growing number of individuals and families who are working, but are unable to afford the basic necessities of housing, food, child care, health care, and transportation.

See the ALICE Report for complete information. 

Appointments available on Saturdays during February and March at the United Way office in Kingston. Call 845-331-4199 to schedule an appointment.

Appointments available at other sites in Ulster County: Call AARP after 1/27/20: 845-443-8823, Monday-Friday, leave a message, and a volunteer will call you back.

After February 3rd: Walk ins welcome at SUNY New Paltz, Monday-Thursday, van den Berg Hall.  Call 845-257-2930 for questions or more information.

United Way Worldwide and HR Block have partnered to offer free tax preparation for those with simple returns.  For more information:

Teams of volunteers from local businesses and service organizations join together to complete community service projects at local non-profit organizations.

This fund provides assistance up to $750 to ensure that families and individuals avoid homelessness, unemployment, and hospitalization. This fund has no restrictions, however all requests must relate to the maintenance of stable housing, employment, financial stability, and physical and mental health. To apply for funding, click here.

With KOSCOHeritage and local service agencies, distribute annual donation of home heating oil to local residents.

Telephone and web service providing information on over 2,000 programs and services that help people in Ulster County. Open at 24/7 with trained operators.

The United Way of Ulster County works with the Kingston post office to coordinate food distribution to food pantries throughout Ulster County. For more information: Click here.

Work with local schools and agencies to implement evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs for youth. Click to learn more.