Community Resources

  1. Putnam County Department of Health- (845) 808-1390
  2. Putnam County Office for Senior Resources- (845) 808-1700
  3. Putnam County Mental Health Services- 845-808-1500
  4. Office for People with Disabilities- 845-808-1641
  5. Putnam County Social Services- 845-808-1500
  6. Women’s Resource Center- 845-628-2166

For First Responders and Health Care Workers: Childcare is available through Camp Herrlich for first responders and health care workers. They can be contacted at 845-878-6662.




Kent Republican Primary

On May 5, The Putnam County Board of Elections mailed

Absentee Ballot Applications to all eligible voters for the Kent  Republican Primary which will be held on June 23. Paul Denbaum and Toni Addonizio are competing to represent Kent in  the Putnam County Legislature. The Absentee Ballot Applications should be mailed in by June 19, and  the ballot itself  by June 22. Absentee Ballot Applications can also be downloaded from  Due to the current public health emergency, all eligible voters can vote via absentee ballot.  Early voting is  scheduled for June 13 to June 21.


Carmel School District Vote

The Annual Carmel Central School District Budget Vote & Board Member election is to take place on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 BY ABSENTEE BALLOT ONLY.
Qualified voters of the district will receive absentee ballots by mail–no need to apply. To be a qualified voter you must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 18 years old by June 9, 2020, a School District resident for 30 days immediately preceding the vote, and registered to vote in School District elections. You must also have voted in any School District election/vote during the past 4 calendar years. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, there will be no personal voter registration held at school district offices prior to the June 9, 2020 vote.
If you are not registered, you can register with the County Board of Elections by mail or remotely through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles website at For any questions, please email