Community Resources and Supportive Connections

24 Hour Crisis Text Line

It’s not easy being a teenager. A free, anonymous, text-based support network that is available 24 hour a day, every day.  Simply text “GOT5” to 741-741 to start a texting conversation with a trained Crisis Counselor who can help you get through a difficult moment.


Local Agencies

Action Toward Independence

309 East Broadway, Suite A, Monticello
845-794-4228
Supports and provides programs and services to individuals with disabilities and offers a variety of programs that serve youth and their families in Sullivan County communities.

Dispute Resolution Center

100 North St.,  Monticello
845-343-8082
Provides mediation, education, training and consultation throughout Sullivan County. DRC’s mission is to promote the peaceful resolution of conflict.

Friends and Advocates for Mental Health

14 Pelton St., Monticello
845-794-1029
Advocacy organization focusing to expand opportunities and quality of life for  people with mental illness.

Independent Living Inc.

14 Pelton St.,  Monticello
845-794-3322
Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities Weekly Stress Workshops offered for free.

Safe Passage Domestic Violence Program

100 North St., Monticello
845-292-5700
Creating safety, reclaiming equality, pursuing justice.

Sullivan County Children and Family Services

16 Community Lane, Liberty
845-292-0100
Child support enforcement, temporary assistant programs, medical assistant programs, and more.

Food Pantries


Cornell Cooperative Extension 

64 Ferndale-Loomis Road, Liberty | Call 845-292-6180
Partners with assistance programs to help the community access food resources.

Lighthouse Ministries

23 Triangle Road, Liberty (Next To Computer Doctors) | Call 857-985-7026
Third Thursdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Emergency calls accepted

Soul Food Café

United Methodist Church, 170 N. Main St., Liberty | Call 845-292-6243
Food Pantry Mon 4-6 p.m.
Soul Food Cafe, 5-6:30 p.m.  Mondays

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Interfaith Council

24 Chestnut St., Liberty | Call 845- 292-4626 (Oct. 1 – May 31)
2nd and  4th Friday 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Once A Month Pick-Up
Walk-In. No I.D. required

Dinner 5:30-6:30 p.m.  Wednesdays

St. Peter’s Church

262 North Main St., Liberty | Call 845- 292-4525
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday
Proof of ID required

Vine and Branch Church

2535 State Route 52, Liberty | Call 845-292-5227
The food pantry is open 1-3 p.m. every third Sunday.

Crisis Services


Child Abuse Hotline

800-342-3720

RISE (Rape Intervention Services & Education)

68 Harris Bushville Road, Harris
845-794-3300  (24/7 crisis hotline)
Counselling and advocacy in legal and medical matters.