Janine Fitzmaurice

Coordinator of Children with Special Needs Services

Ages birth through 5 years old

(845) 486-3518


Linda Monkman

Coordinator of Children’s and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services

Ages 5 years through adulthood

(845) 486-2766


Toni-Marie Ciarfella

Deputy Commissioner for Special Needs

(845) 486-3434


If this is an emergency and you need immediate assistance please contact 911

Crisis Counseling, Support, Information & Referrals

Dutchess County HELPLINE 

Toll free: (877) 485-9700

Stabilization Center

(845) 485-9700

NY State Central Register for Child Abuse 


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Community Events

May 23, 2019
  • Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) Training May 23, 2019  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 230 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA

    Dutchess County in collaboration with OPWDD is hosting Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) Training at DBCH training rooms at 230 North Road, Poughkeepsie. Please RSVP by contacting Wendy Cady at 845-486-3568 or wcady@dutchessny.gov

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