• Linda A Curtis, LMSW

Neighborhood Support Groups

"Mutual Aid" groups are a informal support networks that have been increasing exponentially since the beginning of COVID-19. These volunteers help their neighbors with getting groceries, transportation, check in calls, and other supports....A New York Times writer described Mutual Aid Networks as a "a spiritual balm — an uplifting, real-time document of people helping people."

Here in the Hudson Valley there are many mutual aid groups sprouting up The Hudson Valley Mutual Aid Network has a rich resource page for resources in the counties in this region. The group also has a active Facebook page where you can ask for and find help.

Find your local aid group through AARP's National Community Connection Finder.

Helping the elderly
Mutual Aid Networks

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