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Working for you… means working togetherFrom roads, bridges and sewers; pools, parks and trails; health care, senior living and public safety; planes, trains and buses – county government delivers essential services every day. But not alone. You'll see what we mean in our engaging graphic illustration of Westchester.

Smarter government means partnerships with valued organizations throughout the county. Working together is how we get things done. And there certainly is a lot to do.

A quick visit to Westchester Tourism will give you the tools you need to plan your next event or trip here.

No matter what the challenge, it's important that you know we're here when you need us.

Read on to explore what we have to offer or pick up the phone and call.

Business   Consumers
Our Industrial Development Agency offers financial incentives to help grow your business. The Green Business Challenge teaches companies to save money and protect the environment, and our One-Stop Employment Center provides free job training and recruitment all in one.  vertical line Consumer Protection is on the watch for the latest scams and frauds. The office guards against price gouging, cracks down on unlicensed contractors and goes after offenders. Watch for the latest alerts.
(914) 995-2963   (914) 995-2155

 
En Español   Environment
Westchester regularly posts information in Spanish about the latest news, events, service updates and opportunities at westchestergov.com/enaccion. Regularmente, Westchester pone información en español sobre noticias, eventos, servicios, actualizaciones y oportunidades en WestchesterGov.com/enaccion.  vertical line

Environmental Facilities recycles 76,000 tons of waste, treats 60 billion gallons of sewage and delivers 8.6 billion gallons of drinking water a year. Dispose of your used and rechargeable batteries, tires, electronics and other household chemicals at our new Household Material Recovery Facility.

Recycling Helpline: (914) 813-5425

(914) 995-2975   (914) 813-5400

 
Health   Justice
Protecting public health is the job of the Health Department. This includes enforcing sanitary codes, regulating air and water quality, providing back-to-school immunizations, combating contagious diseases, educating the public about health risks and much more.  vertical line Probation handles 2,000 Family Court cases and 11,000 criminal court cases annually, collecting up to $1 million in restitution for victims each year. The county jail and penitentiary hold 8,500 male and female inmates each year under the supervision of the Correction Department.
(914) 813-5000   (914) 995-3500

 
Parks   Public Safety
There is plenty to do outdoors. Spanning 18,000 acres and over 50 locations, our parks include six golf courses, eight pools and beaches, 200 miles of hiking and biking trails and spectacular waterfront views of the Hudson River and Long Island Sound. We are also reinventing Playland for the 21st century for year-round.  vertical line The Department of Public Safety is on duty 24/7, patrolling our airport, parkways, parks and hundreds of county roads, buildings and facilities. Public Safety is also there to assist local police with forensic investigations, the bomb squad, and aviation and marine subs.
(914) 231-4500   (914) 864-7700

 
Seniors   Social Services
Our Livable Communities initiative keeps seniors active and independent by providing services that help keep them in their homes. Salute to Seniors, Senior Law Day, Golden Harvest and the Seniors Hall of Fame are annual, signature events that also make Westchester a great place for seniors.   vertical line Westchester’s safety net for our most vulnerable residents is more than $550 million strong. Services include housing, homeless prevention, food and medical assistance, child support, day care, adoption, foster care, protective services, cash assistance and more. 
(914) 813-6300   (914) 995-5000

 
Tourism   Transportation
 “Meet Me in Westchester!” Our restaurants, hotels, conference centers, parks, arts, performance halls, historical sites and other attractions are second to none. Whether you live here or are just visiting, Westchester is the perfect destination for business, leisure and special events.  vertical line  Our Bee-Line bus system makes over 125,000 trips daily. For those with disabilities, Para-Transit makes 220,000 trips annually and now offers select taxi pick-up. Westchester County Airport provides nonstop service and convenient worldwide connections that begin close to home.
(914) 995-8500    (914) 813-7700 

 
United Ways' 2-1-1   Veterans
Burning fire, call 9-1-1. Burning question, call 2-1-1. This free, confidential helpline is open 365 days a year and is available in over 250 languages. Information and referrals are also available at uwwp.org.Dial 2-1-1 for help.

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 vertical line You served us. Now let us serve you. Our Veterans Service Agency helps secure medical, disability, pension and other benefits as well as obtain records. The Veterans Museum at Lasdon Park as well as The Rising 9/11 Memorial and the Westchester’s Fallen Memorial Walkway at Kensico Dam are maintained for remembrance and reflection. Call to learn more about our annual events and see how we can advocate for you.
    (914) 995-2145

 

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