The Westchester Girl Scouts are part of The Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson which covers the geographic area…More stretching from the Catskill Mountains in the north to the border of New York City's Bronx borough in the south. Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson serves seven counties in southeastern New York State: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.
The Port Chester Program Centeris located in Lyon Park in Port Chester. This house was built by the Girl Scout Community in 1951. It has kitchen facilities and upstairs and downstairs meeting rooms. It is one of eight Program Centers in Westchester County.
This location is not the office, it is a Program Center. For general information on the Girl Scouts and more information on their Program Centers, call the Westchester-Putnam office, located in Pleasantville, at 914-747-3080.
Port Chester Children's Place 400 Westchester Ave, Port Chester, NY10573 Port Chester's Children's Place is run by the Westchester Community Opportunity Program. This organization provides…More social services to offset the adverse affects of poverty in Westchester and Putnam counties. Services include childcare, substance abuse programs, family living, homeless prevention and assistance programs, surplus food distribution, and employment and job training programs among others. The facility on Westchester Avenue has been serving the community for more than 30 years and features a food pantry, food commodity service and advocacy services, as well as a used clothing and furniture donation center.
Cerebral Palsy of Westchester was founded in 1949 by a network of volunteers, helping disabled children gain access…More to medical treatments and services new to area hospitals. Martie Osterer was one of these volunteers. She enlisted her husband David, a Westchester businessman, in forming a partnership of caring community volunteers and professionals committed to making the necessary services and programs available to everyone in need.
While the original focus was on individuals with cerebral palsy, the mandate has continually expanded to reach children and adults with a variety of developmental disabilities.
Today the David G. Osterer Center in Rye Brook serves as the nucleus of a network of more than a dozen locations throughout Westchester County. Those satellite programs and residential sites have been developed to provide for the ever-expanding and changing needs of disabled individuals throughout the community.