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Pounds of Food Delivered

10,363

SEPTEMBER 2021

Pounds of Food Delivered

125049

YEAR-TO-DATE

Households Assisted with Food Insecurities

297

SEPTEMBER 2021

Households Assisted with Food Insecurities

2568

YEAR-TO-DATE

Food to Seniors and Disabled Persons

175

SEPTEMBER 2021

Food to Seniors and Disabled Persons

1287

YEAR-TO-DATE

 


LATEST NEWS:

Locate food distributions near you

Good, nutritious food is available—for you, your family, and anyone you know who is in need—through Feeding Westchester, their community partners, meal programs, Mobile Food Pantry, and Fresh Market distributions.

Use the link below to help locate food near you

https://feedingwestchester.org/find-help/agency-locator/

 

2021-2022 FOOD PANTRY SCHEDULE – YCAP

 

TEEN INTERVENE

Teen Intervene program is a FREE program for youth 12-19 with mild to moderate alcohol and/or drug use. Youth meet individually to discuss coping skills, goal setting, and behavior change. Program is 3-4 sessions. LEARN MORE.

 

ABOUT US:

 

Yonkers Community Action Program, Inc. (YCAP) is a private nonprofit corporation designated as an anti-poverty agency under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 …

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MISSION STATEMENT:

The Mission of the Yonkers Community Action Program (YCAP) is to engage and empower the residents of Yonkers by providing resources and services that improve health, education, and employment outcomes as well as support economic self-sufficiency and poverty reduction.

OUR PARTNERS:

City of Yonkers

Westchester.gov Senior Citizens

Office of Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services

New York State

Yonkers Library

 

 

OUR SERVICES:

 

NUTRITION SUPPORT:

YCAP is committed to aiding the community of Yonkers in food insecurity. This commitment extends beyond our traditional food pantry services. If a client is in need of food, YCAP will supply them with an emergency food bag from our pantry. YCAP also partners with City of Yonkers Municipal Housing to address the needs of a food delivery service to low-income and disabled Yonkers residents. For over 50 years, YCAP has provided a Food Pantry program for the residents of Yonkers.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT:

Tutoring: YCAP collaborates with a premier tutoring service, ABC Tutoring which provides academic enrichment services to prevent the “summer slide”. 

Summer Leadership Training Program: YCAP Summer Leadership Training Project addresses the priority need for socio-emotional health and wellness.

YCAP delivers evidence-based programs (EBPS) to middle school and high school students throughout the City of Yonkers.

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT:

YCAP facilitates Back to School initiatives.  YCAP also is part of Workforce Development & Training.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:

YCAP partners with local businesses and coalitions to provide services, resources, and give back to the residents of Yonkers. YCAP offers training in Problem Gambling, a Diabetes Self-Management Program, and a Community Garden.