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Ulster County, NY
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Serving Ulster County New York, and Surrounding Communities
(unless otherwise noted, all phone #s are in 845 area code)

Listed Below are some of the
Health & Wellness Services Available in the Area,
Arranged Alphabetically by Category, then Business Name

Assisted Living
Birth Centers

Caregiver Resources
Eye Care
Farmers' Markets
Fitness Centers
Health & Human Services

Health Food /Grocery Stores Holistic Services

Home Healthcare
Lessons & Enrichment
Massage Therapy
Nursing Homes
Orthotics For Shoes
Physical Therapy
Physicians/Medical Groups
Senior Services
Shoes & Orthotics
Spas & Salons
Volunteer Opportunities


WHAT IS 2-1-1


HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Self-Help, Support, Non-Profit Health Resources

NYS Health Plan Marketplace


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See Support & Self-Help Resources Page

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CHILD ABUSE & Maltreatment Register 1-800-342-3720

Child Location Program/ Child Find of America, Inc.


Child Support Enforcement/ Ulster County Department of Social Services


English 1-800-942-6906
Spanish 1-800-942-6908

Domestic Violence Services

Family of Woodstock 24-Hour Hotlines:
Kingston/Woodstock 338-2370, 679-2485
New Paltz 255-8801
Ellenville 647-2443

HEALTH DEPT. , Ulster County Division of Environmental Sanitation
Main 340-3010
After Hours Emergency 334-2145



SHELTERS (Youth & Families) 338-2370
Family of: Woodstock 679-2485

New Paltz 255-8801

Ellenville 647-2443

Family of: Woodstock 679-2485

New Paltz 255-8801

Ellenville 647-2443

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WHAT IS 2-1-1?

2-1-1 is the national telephone dialing code for free access to health and human services Information and Referral (I&R), as supported by United Way.  You can simply pick up the phone, dial 2-1-1 and request information on health and human services available in the community. 2-1-1 is a confidential phone call and is available 24-hours/7 days a week.

2-1-1 can offer access to the following types of services:

Basic Human Needs Resources: food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rent and utility assistance.

Physical and Mental Health Resources: health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, Children's Health Insurance Program, medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.

Employment Supports: financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs.

Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities: adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, homemaker services.

Support for Children, Youth and Families: childcare, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services.


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See this Health & Wellness Page under Dentistry; Fitness; Optometrists; Spas
See also Gifts Page under Apparel;



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HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley
Family Birth Place, The
WMC Health Network/HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley

331-3131. HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus, 396 Broadway, Kingston.
•The Family Birth Place believes every woman is entitled to a joyful and healthy birth experience. It offers proven low-intervention labor-management methods, including birthing balls, hydrotherapy tubs and showers, and pain management. Additionally, every staff member is a certified lactation counselor, endorsed by the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice to provide breastfeeding support.

Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY
Northern Dutchess Hospital Neugarten Family Birth Center,
a Health Quest affiliate

845-871-3355. 6511 Springbrook Ave, Rhinebeck, NY.
• The Neugarten Family Birth Center at Northern Duchess Hospital offers a unique home-away-from-home experience. Supported by a sophisticated, high-tech environment, mothers stay in one single private birthing suite from labor through delivery to recovery. A water birth room is also available, as are special suites for Cesarean birth. Dads and/or primary support person can visit anytime they want as in-room sleeping accommodations are provided. There’s even a complimentary massage for Mom!
See also Hospitals.

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See Caregiver Support & Respite on the Support Services / Self-Help Page

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Dr. David Rosenblum Woodstock Chiropractic
Woodstock Chiropractic
David Rosenblum, DC
679-BACK (2225). 1260 State Route 28, West Hurley.
Hours: Open M,W, F 9:30am-12:30pm, 4pm-6:30pm; Sat. 11am-1pm.
We are here for you. Non-surgical treatment for neck and lower back injuries. Sports Injuries. Auto & Workers' Comp. Serving the community for over 25 years.

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See Support Resources, Under Clubs

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Transcend Dental
Dr. Bruce Jay Milner
679-4000. Offices in West Hurley & NYC.
Hours: M & Tu 8:30am-4pm; F 9am-1pm; or, by appointment.
Transcend your fear of pain and price at Transcend Dental. Beautiful Cosmetic Dentistry. All porcelain Cerec Crowns in one visit, Invisalign, Whitening, Veneers, Implants, Endodontics and Safe Mercury Removal. Affordable, biocompatible, aesthetic & stress free.


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See also Lessons Page, under Fitness Classes

MAC Fitness in Kingston, NY
MAC Fitness
Two convenient locations in Kingston, NY:
MAC 9W: 338-2887. Rt. 9W, East Chester St. By-Pass.
MAC Plaza: 853-7377. Kingston Plaza.
Hours: Open 7 days a week; Kingston Plaza location also offers midnight hours M-Th.
Ages: 13 years - adult.
• The MAC provides two premier health clubs for all ages and all fitness levels, staffed by friendly certified professionals. We offer customized goal setting, weight loss and general conditioning programs, plus Cardio Center, Weights, a variety of classes including Yoga, Kickboxing, and Zumba, Private Women's-Only Center, private Pilates Studio, Racquetball, NEW Kids' Club (child care for ages 6 mos.-12 years), NEW Locker Rooms, Sauna, Steam, plus more! Voted Best Club in the Hudson Valley, by Hudson Valley Magazine. Gift Certificates Available. Take advantage of our 7-Day Free Access Pass.

YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County
338-3810, Fax: 338-4850.
507 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401.
Hours: Daily; hours vary, depending on season.

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See Support Services & Self Help Resources Page


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Adams Fairacre Farms

Three Convenient Locations:

336-6300. Rt. 9W, Kingston

454-4330. Rt. 44, Poughkeepsie.

569-0303. Rt. 300, Newburgh.

Hours: Open 7 days.

• Adams features a vast selection of farm-fresh produce, specialty and deli foods, cheeses, fresh meats and seafood, delectable baked goods and more. Our garden center includes an indoor greenhouse, yard & garden supplies and the area's largest nursery.
Click HERE to View Weekly Sales Ads for Adams Fairacre Farms

Mother Earth's Storehouse Natural Food & Vitamin Centers
Mother Earth's Storehouse
Natural Food & Vitamin Centers
Three Convenient Locations:
336-5541. 300 Kings Mall Court, Rt. 9W, Kingston.
246-9614. 249 Main St., Saugerties.
296-1069. 1955 South Road, Poughkeepsie.
Hours: Open 7 days.
• Founded in 1978, Mother Earth offers a grand selection of high quality organic and natural products, and is committed to providing you with the best possible customer service.  Our FREE Wellness Programs include cooking demonstrations and recipes, store tours, and various healthy living events where we help answer your questions and make sure you are getting the most from our stores.  Visit our website for recipes, health-e coupons, reference library, to purchase online, and more. Gift Cards also available.

Click HERE to View and Print Coupons for Mother Earth's Storehouse

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See also Support Services & Self Help Resources Page.

Hanna Weare, MA, LMT
Somatic Therapies
532-3382. 169 Main Street, ​New Paltz, NY 12561.
Hours By Appointment: Tu-Th 10am-7pm; Sat. 9am-12 noon.
Hanna is a SomaticTherapist/Educator, and a Licensed Massage Therapist, working in the mind-body health field for over twenty years, bridging the fields of hands-on healing, somatic psychology and mindfulness-based health. Hanna has brought together a unique blend of these disciplines to create an approach to mind-body health and healing called The AwareBody Process. The AwareBody Process is a holistic approach to therapeutic massage and somatic bodywork that sees you and treats you as a whole human being. Understanding and addressing your concerns from the perspective that your body, mind and emotions are interwoven, and mutually interactive, is integral to the therapeutic massage and somatic bodywork offered.

Woodstock Therapy Center

679-5511, Fax: 679-0324.
15 Pine Grove St., Woodstock.
Hours: M-Sat., by appointment.
Ages: Serving Children, Adults & Families.
• "Experienced, Professional, Physical and Mental Health Care"
Adult, Child and Family Psychotherapy; Psychiatric Consultations; Acupuncture; Cranio-Sacral Therapy; Naturopathic Medicine; Massage Therapy; Holistic Health Practices; Substance Abuse Counseling. Quality Services. Reasonable Fees. Insurance.

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Click Here for Full List of Hospitals & Medical Facilities

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley
HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus
WMC Health Network

338-2500. 105 Mary's Ave., Kingston.

HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus
WMC Health Network

331-3131. 396 Broadway, Kingston.

Margaretville Hospital
WMC Health Network

586-2631. 42084 Route 28, Margaretville.

Northern Dutchess Hospital Health Quest affiliate and The Thompson House
Northern Dutchess Hospital,
a Health Quest affiliate
Health Quest Hospitals
876-3001.  6511 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck, NY.
• Located in scenic Rhinebeck, NY, Northern Dutchess Hospital (NDH) is a 68-bed acute care, community hospital offering a full range of emergency, medical and surgical services. From our orthopedic care and maternity services to our specialty departments in wound care, women’s health, healthy aging and sleep disorders, we are dedicated to serving our community at all stages of life.
See also Birth Centers

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Health Quest affiliate
. 45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC) is a 365 bed facility that has been serving New York's Mid-Hudson Valley since 1887. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, Vassar Brothers has established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and women and children's health services. As a regional medical center, Vassar houses the area's first and only cardiothoracic surgery center between Westchester and Albany and delivers more babies than any other hospital between Manhattan and Montreal. VBMC is a recipient of Healthgrades® 2014 America's 100 Best Hospitals™ Award, placing it in the top 2% of hospitals in the nation. For more information, visit

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See Lessons & Enrichment Page for ways to improve your health and lifestyle!

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See this Health & Wellness Page under Holistic Services;
See also the Gifts Page under Spas & Salons

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See the Support & Resources page, for Home Healthcare, Assisted Living, & Nursing Homes

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Drs. Chasin & Guarente Optometrists, P.C.
Drs. Chasin & Guarente Optometrists, P.C.

339-4990.   240 Lucas Ave., Kingston.

Comprehensive Eye Examinations for Adults and Children, Optomap Retinal Exams, Treatment of Eye Infections & Injuries, Laser Refractive Surgery Consultation & Management, Contact Lenses & Prescription Eye Glasses, and Visual & Perceptual Therapy. Providing superb service to the area for over 30 years.
Click Here For Discount Offer.


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Nina Silverman Physical Therapy
Integrative Manual Therapy and Orthopedics
331-8590, Fax: 331-8595.
111 Maiden Lane, Kingston.
Hours: M-F 9am-5:30pm.

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Health Quest Medical Practice
Health Quest Medical Practice, P.C. (HQMP)
• Health Quest Medical Practice, P.C. (HQMP) is a multi-specialty medical group focused on delivering quality health care to the residents of the Hudson Valley. Our caring physicians have set a standard of excellence through our passion and our commitment to patient centered care. HQMP offers access to specialists in Behavioral Health, Breast Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Neurology, NeuroInterventional Surgery, Neurosurgery and Spine, OB/GYN, Perinatology, Pulmonary Medicine, Rheumatology, Thoracic Oncology and Surgery, and Urgent Care as well as Family Practitioners in offices conveniently located throughout our region. HQMP is unique, as we are a system of hospitals and physicians working collaboratively to provide continuity of care no matter where you are treated. Our extensive network, which includes Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center, represents the region's premier health care system. This special relationship of hospitals and physicians provides our physicians with access to the latest technology, and our patients with the strength of our collective resources, knowledge and compassion.

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See also Support Services & Resources Page under Mental Health

Hudson Valley Counseling
Donna Boundy, LCSW

Plus, house calls available for home-bound.
Hours: By appointment.
Ages: All ages, from children - elders.
• Individual and family counseling. Goal-directed life coaching, Parents Support Group. Effective with teens, women's issues, family and relationships, self-esteem, substance abuse, men's issues, trauma, bereavement, money disorders, anger management, and the plain old blues. 25 years of experience. Weekend and evening hours, plus house calls available for home-bound.

Woodstock Therapy Center
679-5511, Fax: 679-0324.
15 Pine Grove St., Woodstock.
Hours: M-Sat., by appointment.
Ages: Serving Children, Adults & Families.
• "Experienced, Professional, Physical and Mental Health Care"
Adult, Child and Family Psychotherapy; Psychiatric Consultations; Acupuncture; Cranio-Sacral Therapy; Naturopathic Medicine; Massage Therapy; Holistic Health Practices; Substance Abuse Counseling. Quality Services. Reasonable Fees. Insurance.

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See this Health & Wellnes Page under Nursing Homes;
See also the Support Services & Self Help Resources Page under Senior Services

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Montano's Shoe Store
246-4381, Fax: 246-4872.
77 Partition St., Saugerties.
Hours: M-Sat. 9:15am-5pm; Fri. until 7pm.
• Montano's shoe store was established in 1906 and is currently owned and operated by 3rd and 4th generation members of the family, Anthony and Edward Montano. They carry an enormous selection of footwear for men, women and children, with over 100 brands including Red Wing, Merrell, Uggs,and Dansko. They also offer a full line of over the counter and custom made orthotics, as well as orthopedic shoe modifications.

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See Gifts Page, under Spas & Salons

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