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Our Mission:

Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County aims to partner with individuals and families to eliminate poverty and identify the resources and opportunities available to them to enhance their self-reliance. With your help, we can make a difference.

We offer services to help you with Financial Assistance, Food Pantry Needs, Prescription Assistance, Dress for Success employment empowerment at our Career Center or Boutique for women, Suited to Succeed for men interview and employment suiting's, Weatherization Assistance for your home, Free Tax preparation, and Community Outreach events throughout the year to help local families.

Come join our annual Mini Golf Fundraiser event on Sept. 20th.

Every level of sponsorship helps Community Action make a positive impact on the lives of low-income Dutchess County families.

  • Putt Fore ACTION ’24 will be held on Friday, September 20th at DC Sports in Wappingers Falls. Putt Fore ACTION is a mini golf tournament to benefit the emergency financial assistance offered by Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County. Form a team of 4-6 friends, family, coworkers for Mini Golf and Maximum Fun. Several levels of sponsorships are available. Check out how you can get involved at

  • Thank you, Hudson Valley Credit Union, for supporting Putt Fore ACTION as an ACE Sponsor.

If you are in a Heating Fuel EMERGENCY and

need 10 gallons of emergency fuel after 4:00pm

please call our emergency fuel depot hot line

at 845-437-0050 to be directed to an emergency fuel depot.

Mon – Fri, 4:00pm – 8:00am.  Sat & Sun – 24 hours. 

* You may use this program once per program year, while program is open.