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

September 21, 2018
  • Intergrative Dance Program Open House

    September 21, 2018  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 Grand Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA

    A Hip Hop Dance program for kids with Autism, Down Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder and other learning differences.
    Email danceforeverandsetthestage@gmail.com for class times, details, preregistration and forms are required.

    See more details

Dutchess County Government can not guarantee that all events listed in the ‘Community Calendar’ and “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” Events sponsored by Dutchess County Government’ calendars will be fully accessible.
Specific information regarding the ‘The Community’ calendar can be obtained directly from that event’s organizer. Information on ‘ThinkDIFFERENTLY” events sponsored by Dutchess County Government’ can be obtained through our Contact Us form.