Emergency Shelter and Transitional Living

  • Darmstadt, a shelter for homeless single individuals, primarily in recovery, provided emergency housing to 92men and 101 women.
  • Family Inn, a shelter for homeless families, provided emergency housing to 73 women, 22 men and 133 children.
  • Family House, a runaway and homeless youth shelter, provided emergency housing to 62 adolescents for 92 stays.
  • Washbourne House, a domestic violence shelter, provided emergency housing to 46 women and 51 children.
  • MidWay, a Transitional Living Program for older homeless adolescents, provided transitional living support and housing for 25 adolescents.

A vast majority of individuals and families exiting our shelters moved on to permanent housing, with a total of 62 families, 98 single adults, and 85 adolescents now living independently or with family or friends. In addition, Adult Case Management Services provided long-term rental assistance and support to access services for 47 individuals and 39 families, including 68 children.

Family Services

  • Child Care Connections, the Child Care Resource and Referral agency for Ulster, Columbia and Greene counties, provided training, technical assistance, registration, and licensing to 382 Child Care programs in the three counties and facilitated the reimbursement of $482,128.61 through the NYS Child and Adult Care Food Program to 61 providers. The program assisted 447 families to locate quality care. The Day Care Subsidy program in Columbia County provided $814,827.22 of subsidy funding to help 165 families pay for the cost of child care.
  • Domestic Violence Non-Residential Services provided group counseling to 45 individuals, one on one counseling to 139 individuals, court advocacy to 299 individuals, and translation and advocacy services at the Department of Social Services for 65 individuals.
  • Supervised Visitation facilitated 210 visits between non-custodial parents and their children for 60 families authorized by the Family Court.

Adult Services

  • Health Home Program provided enrollment and care coordination for 117 individuals with multiple complex health challenges to receive comprehensive health care services.
  • Re-entry Program provided assistance to 143 individuals to re-enter the community from State Prison and County Jail.
  • Office of Mental Health Care Coordination Program provided short-term support services to 557 individuals and comprehensive care coordination services to 28 individuals.
  • Evolve Program provided group counseling to 201 male and female perpetrators of domestic violence.
  • Adult Case Management provided comprehensive case management for 370 individuals and 138 families.

In addition, 1,526 individuals and families who were not opened as cases were assisted by all agency programs to locate permanent housing and/or were provided other housing services including: assistance with utilities; landlord advocacy; furniture; moving assistance; and security deposit or rental assistance. 358 individuals were assisted with applying for emergency financial assistance, which included counseling and budgeting.

Youth and Adolescent Services

  • Kingston Cares provided after school and summer programming for 213 youth at the Everette Hodge Community Center and the George Washington Elementary School.
  • Independent Living Program provided 10 life skills workshops for 102 youth, including 18 adolescents aging out of foster care.
  • Substance Abuse Prevention staff provided evidence-based curricula in local school districts to 751 youth.
  • Family Peer Support staff worked with families who have a child/children age 0-21 who were at risk of placement or hospitalization. The program linked 69 families to community resources and provided advocacy to access needed services.
  • Mental Health Care Coordination, including the Transitions and GAP (Getting Ahead Program) programs, provided care coordination for 39 youth to gain the life skills they needed to transition into adulthood and linked the youth to services, community supports, recreational activities, and mental health treatment.
  • Criminal Justice Diversion Services, including the Supervision and Treatment Services for Juveniles Program (STSJP) and One80 programs, provided case management and restorative justice services to 105 youth involved in or at-risk of becoming involved in the juvenile justice system.

Food Security

Family’s food pantries provided 11,553 individuals with 101,816 meals. In addition, the shelters provided 67,099 meals and the agency produced 32,250 community meals. Family, in collaboration with the Rondout Valley Growers Association, UlsterCorps, and the Hudson Valley Farm Hub distributed over 130,000 pounds of vegetables donated by 36 local farmers and businesses to 52 pantries, shelters and feeding programs.

County-Wide Hotline/Walk-in Centers in Woodstock, New Paltz and Ellenville

The agency responded to 139,639 contacts concerning such topics as substance abuse, domestic violence, mental health, public assistance, employment, and education. The walk-in centers are the prime deliverers of human services in their communities and provide outreach for most of the other agency programs.


Number of Contracts Maintained:                                        74

Number of Employee Positions

                                    Full time:                                       108

                                    Part time:                                         85

                                    Volunteers:                                     375

2019 Operating Budget:                                       $10,715,548

24-hour Hotline: 845-338-2370        www.familyofwoodstockinc.org          TextMeBack: 845-679-2485