Peekskill Community Action Program (Peekskill CAP)

The mission of the Peekskill CAP is to mobilize and efficiently manage resources through partnerships and collaborations that will assist the low-income and at-risk populations in the following areas of Peekskill, Cortlandt Manor, Mohegan Lake, Yorktown Heights, Croton-on-Hudson and surrounding areas to achieve greater self-sufficiency.

Peekskill Community Action Partnership is located inside the Kiely Youth Center located at 709 Main Street, Peekskill, NY 10566.


Peekskill CAP Emergency Food Pantry is open Monday to Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The food pantry is open to residents of Peekskill and surrounding areas who meet the criteria based on some of the following factors: number of residents in the household and income of the said household

Registration is required to access any of the services of the CAP.


  • English and Spanish speaking employees
  • Employment Services/Resume Writing/Computer Availability
  • Benefits Coordination & Advocacy
  • Application Assistance
  • Rental/Utility Assistance
  • Eviction Prevention
  • HEAP/Cooling Assistance
  • EnergyShare Program (ConEdison)
  • Clothing and Furniture
  • Back-to-School Supplies
  • Holiday Giving Program
  • Holiday Food Basket Program
  • Christmas Toy Drive
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive
  • Summer Youth Employment
  • Community Partnerships

A major focus of the Peekskill CAP is the development and strengthening of community partnerships and the continued development of relationships with community partners.


Director: Marquette Hairston
Office: (914) 739-1454
Cell: (914) 527-1933