Community News and Resources

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Liberty Public Library is closed until further notice

Due to the continuing health and safety concerns surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Liberty Public Library will be closed to the public effective March 17 until further notice.
All programs and meetings have also been cancelled. No items will be due during this time and no fines assessed, so please keep your items at home until the library reopens.
In the meantime, tax forms and free books will be on carts in the hallway outside the library’s front door.  Also, please take advantage of our digital ebooks and audiobooks at

Supportive Connections

Dispute Resolution Center

100 North St.,  Monticello
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
Advocacy organization focusing to expand opportunities and quality of life for  people with mental illness.

Independent Living Inc.

14 Pelton St.,  Monticello
Advocacy and service organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities located in Newburgh, Middletown and Monticello. Weekly Stress Workshops offered for free.

Safe Passage Domestic Violence Program

100 North St., Monticello
Creating safety, reclaiming equality, pursuing justice.

Sullivan County Children and Family Services

16 Community Lane, Liberty
Child support enforcement, temporary assistant programs, medical assistant programs, and more.

United Way 211

Dial 211 for confidential multilingual assistance finding  health and human services information.

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.

Suite 302, Monticello
Provides youth and their families with intensive support in their homes, school and community.

Food Pantries

National Hunger Hotline

Connect callers with emergency food providers in their community.

Cornell Cooperative Extension 

64 Ferndale-Loomis Road, Liberty
Partners with assistance programs to help the community access food resources.

Lighthouse Ministries

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

Soul Food Café

United Methodist Church, 170 N. Main St., Liberty
Food Prayer Fellowship
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 (next to the Post Office)
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
845- 292-4626 ( from October 1 – May 31)

St. Peter’s Church

262 North Main St., Liberty
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday
Proof of ID required

Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless

9 Monticello St., Monticello
Provides breakfast and lunch 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Friday .

Vine and Branch Church

2535 State Route 52, Liberty
The Fruit Cellar food pantry is open 1-3 p.m. every third Sunday.

Crisis Services

Child Abuse Hotline


Poison Control 

800-222-1222 or text “POISON” to 797979

RISE (Rape Intervention Services & Education)

68 Harris Bushville Road, Harris
A 24/7 crisis hotline for survivors of sexual abuse. RISE offers support groups, counselling and advocacy in both legal and medical matters.