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Brewster Cares 

Uniting people to build trust, give hope, and serve those in need

Our Story

Brewster Cares NY is a non-profit organization based in Brewster, NY. We are dedicated to helping the poor and needy in our community by providing a seasonal shelter & daytime warming station for the homeless, free of charge ESL classes, free tutoring, the only Spanish speaking AA meeting in Putnam County, and a program that provides meals for families. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives of those in need and we rely on the generosity of our community to achieve this goal.

What We Offer

Warming Center & Sleep System

Overnight shelter and daytime warming station for the unhoused in the area

ESL Classes

Free of charge ESL Classes for adults


The only Spanish Speaking AA meeting in Putnam County


Free tutoring and literacy help for young students 

Supper Hugs

Meal program connecting local restaurants to families in need


"I love this place. Brewster Cares has been kind, loving, helpful. I don't know what we would have done without them."

"Brewster Cares has helped me find a job, helps with my self esteem. The family they've created has helped me to come out of my shell." 

"If I didn't take these classes, I wouldn't be able to do my job. And all of the teachers are amazing."

- Mark H

- Dora S

- Kathleen B

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Holding Hands

"There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about"

Margaret J. Wheatley

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