Sharing the Essentials of Living

We seek to improve the dignity, security and well-being of persons in our area by providing supplemental food and clothing and other resources to all who need it.

Food Bank

Over the past year, 184 tons of food were distributed to families during over 7,300 Food Pantry visits.

Clothing Bank

83 tons of donated clothes, shoes and linens were distributed during more than 8,000 visits to our Clothing Bank.

Classes & Workshops

The Community Center of Northern Westchester offers a range of classes and workshops designed to help individuals improve their skills, manage on limited resources, and attain self-sufficiency.


The latest issue of Bedford Magazine answers questions about the Center. You can learn even more here on our website, or come visit us in person!  


Coming Up

Beginning in early February, the Center will offer a new class for mid-level English learners to improve their conversation skills through real-life scenarios. Topics such as job-hunting, paying taxes, health and wellness, environmental issues, and family-life will structure the course.  Call the Center: (914)232-6572 ext. 102 to register. 
Nurses from Northern Westchester Hospital will be at the Center on Saturday, January 31, to conduct glucose and cholesterol screenings. No registration required; just walk in between 10 am and 12 noon. 


                                  image We’d like to share some of our recent mail—that so well expresses how the Community Center makes a difference in our neighbors’ lives; to those who receive and to... Read more

What We Need Now

Here are some foods we especially need now:

  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Canned Fruits and Vegetables
  • Dried and canned beans 
  • Hot and cold cereal 
  • Tuna and canned meat 
  • Cans of soup, beef stew and chili 
  • Pasta, rice and spaghetti sauce
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Fruit juice 
  • Baby food and diapers 
  • Dry or shelf-stable milk