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Pounds of Food Delivered

15818

JULY 2021

Pounds of Food Delivered

98100

YEAR-TO-DATE

Households Assisted with Food Insecurities

291

JULY 2021

Households Assisted with Food Insecurities

1969

YEAR-TO-DATE

Food to Seniors and Disabled Persons

123

JULY 2021

Food to Seniors and Disabled Persons

851

YEAR-TO-DATE

 


LATEST NEWS:

Please see below for dates, times, and locations of Mobile Food Pantry and Fresh Market Distributions in Westchester County next week. The abbreviation “FM” indicates a Fresh Market where produce is distributed. The abbreviation “MP” indicates a Mobile Food Pantry distribution of produce, protein, dairy and grains.
 

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. Their Senior Center is designed to facilitate the social, emotional, and physical well-being of independent seniors by providing access to community resources and activities. 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.