Shabbat Noach ServiceFriday, October 23, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Torah Study with Rabbi Altman:  Saturday, October 17, 9:00 am

COVID Community Resources


This website includes many resources, grouped by town to help meet your needs.  These are just some of the many resources available:

  • Food Pantries or Meals Resources
  • Farmers Markets and Farm Stores
  • Food Delivery (paid) Resources
  • Housing Assistance & Protections Information
  • Meal Resources for School-Aged Children
  • Food Pantry for Pets
  • Other Community Resources

There are also links to donate personal protective equipment (PPE), to make monetary donations to the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley, Dutchess Responds, or to join the Medical Reserve Corp of Dutchess County.

The following website will take you to updated local information regarding COVID-19 in our area and covers Prevention, Symptoms, Testing and Covid-19 Data Dashboard.


Dutchess County Coronavirus Information Line 845.486.3555

How You Can Help:  https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/DBCH/Dutchess-Responds-COVID-19.htm

Dutchess County Mental Health Hotline (24/7): (877) 485-9700

Dutchess Tourism:  For updates on major attractions, lodging, and restaurants (including a list of restaurants and farms open for takeout, curbside & delivery) click here, for important information and updates (including a resource guide for County tourism-related businesses) click here.

Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce:  www.dcrcoc.org/

Business News Portal:  https://www.dcrcoc.org/news

Think Dutchess Alliance For Business:  https://thinkdutchess.com/covid-19-business-resource-page/

Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board:  http://www.dcwib.org/covid-19-links-and-information/#

Dutchess Business Notification Network:  Local PPE Supplier List

NYS Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline 888.364.3065

United States Small Business Administration

EIDL Application:  https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/

Centers For Disease Control:  www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCov/

Novel Coronavirus Hotline (24/7):  1-888-364-3065

New York State Government:  www.ny.gov/coronavirus

How You Can Help:  https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/get-involved-how-you-can-help

NY Forward Reopening Information:  https://forward.ny.gov/

      Welcome to Vassar Temple

  • Join a Reform congregation with a rich history and discover the powerful relevance of Judaism today.
  • Participate in projects that improve our world.
  • Delight in spiritual and intellectual growth.
  • Share your joys and challenges and achieve a sense of peace and belonging.
  • Enjoy opportunities for prayer, learning, social interaction, and Jewish and personal life-cycle support.
  • Enrich your life with meaningful rituals, caring friendships, and joyful celebrations.
  • Join a welcoming congregation where you are accepted as you are at any level of involvement.





Upcoming Events

  1. Wed 21

    VT Finance Committee Meeting

    Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Thu 22

    Shelter Meal

    Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. Thu 22

    VT Board Meeting

    Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Fri 23
  5. Fri 23

    Shabbat Noach Service

    Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  6. Sat 24

    Torah Study

    Oct 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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