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Rebuilding Together

Applications for Rebuilding Day Program open through August 31!

Rebuilding Together of Dutchess County aims to assure that income-qualified homeowners, particularly seniors, persons with disabilities, or families with children live in warmth, safety, and independence. This program focuses on critical repairs necessary to maintain a safe and healthy living environment, including, but not limited to: major accessibility modifications; plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical system repairs; stair, roof, porch and other critical structural repairs. *Please note that mobile homes are only eligible for accessibility ramps through this service.
Poughkeepsie Buzz

Pershing Avenue Park Basketball Courts Will Be Closed for Resurfacing Project

Please take note that the Pershing Avenue Park basketball courts will be closed for resurfacing through Tuesday, July 26. Rain during this time may extend closure. This resurfacing project is part of the renovations being made to the park.
Source: Hudson River Housing, Inc.

Homes for Sale through the Poughkeepsie Northside Homeownership Program

New homes are coming to the neighborhood! Three-bedroom, two bath homes with three-bedroom, two bath units that you can rent out for added income. Brand-new, high quality, energy-efficient construction. Don’t think you’ll qualify? Hudson River Housing can help! As a nonprofit, certified housing counselors are available to help you achieve the dream of homeownership.
Source: Poughkeepsie Buzz

Youth Leadership Program Applications Due June 30

Youth Leadership is an innovative, leadership development program designed to develop the academic, social and life skills of area youth. Students will have opportunities for substantive interaction with his or her peers, community based service organizations, institutions of higher education, and professionals from local industry. The program is open to incoming high school sophomore and junior students, and home school students, from Dutchess County.
Smiling faces at park cleanup, 2019 (Photo: Tyler Blodgett)
Poughkeepsie Community Action Collaborative

One Voice, One Million Dollars For Youth

The Poughkeepsie Community Action Collaborative (PCAC) successfully advocated on behalf of Poughkeepsie youth and families to increase the city's budget for youth programs to over $1,000,000. The PCAC is asking that you raise your voice again, this time by taking a short survey regarding your concerns and ideas for youth programs and services. 
Source: Poughkeepsie Buzz

Lead for Poughkeepsie Accepting Fellow Applicants

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