Dutchess County Community Action Partnership (DCCAP) is proud to announce the offering of both General Education Development (GED®) and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at its Beacon office. The classes are being offered in partnership with the Dutchess County branch of New York’s Boards of Cooperative Educational Service (BOCES) Adult Learning Institute (ALI). Both classes will be held at the DCCAP office at 554 Main St. in Beacon on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:15-9:15 PM. The Classes are both free to anyone in the community who is interested and in need, though space is limited. Those interested in the ESL class can enroll on site in Beacon, enrollment for the GED® class will be held on the first Monday of every month at the Howland Library, located at 313 Main Street in Beacon. There is a $10 fee associated with registration for the GED® class. For additional information please call (845) 483-3640.
Warming Centers/Severe Weather for Dutchess County
Dutchess County 2019
Beacon Warming Station
372 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508
City of Poughkeepsie
opening Thursday, Jan. 31 from 8 AM-5 PM
Public Safety Building
505 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
19 Pershing Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Town of East Fishkill
Community Center, 890 Route 82, Hopewell Junction
Information - Contact Town Supervisor Nick D’Alessandro-Ddalsessandron@easkfishkillny.org
Town of Red Hook
Town Hall, 7430 South Broadway
Information – Contact Town Supervisor Robert McKeonfirstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-399-4582
Village of Tivoli
Fire Station, 2 Tivoli Commons
Information – Contact Village Mayor Joel Griffithemail@example.com
Town of Wappinger
Town Hall, 20 Middlebush Rd.
Town of Dover
There are currently no plans to open a warming center
Town of Beekman
If the need arises, the Beekman Fire House, 316 Beekman-Poughquag Road, will be used as a warming center for town residents.
If there are any requests for assistance, please contact Supervisor Mary B. Covucci at (914) 475-2627 or Deputy Supervisor Ezio Battaglini at (845) 656-5988.
Dutchess County Community & Family Services (DCCFS)– Emergency Shelters/Warming Centers, The Living Room, located at 29 North Hamilton Street in Poughkeepsie
For individuals in need of overnight shelter, Hudson River Housing picks up individuals from the Living Room at 7 pm and brings them to the Webster House where they are provided with a meal and a warm place to sleep until they are brought back to Poughkeepsie at 7 am after receiving breakfast.
Note: DCFS does not use the Living Room nor the Webster House for families. Families should call the helpline at 845-485-9700 for further information.
Out of Fuel? - No Heat?
THE AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY HEATING
PROGRAM (AHEHP) CAN HELP!
Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County has fuel depots across the
county to provide emergency fuel and assistance with applying for HEAP
(Home Energy Assistance Program)
For day-time assistance, call your nearest CAPDC Family Resource Center
Southern Dutchess (845) 831-2620
Northern Dutchess (845) 876-1611
Eastern Dutchess (845) 877-9272
Central Dutchess (845) 452-5104
After 4:00 p.m. on weekdays, weekends and holidays, call the
AHEAP Hotline at (845) 437-0050
Emergency Fuel Recipients are required to apply for HEAP assistance eligibility
within one week of receipt of fuel.