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

January 18, 2019
  • Special Education PTA - in Spanish January 18, 2019  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Lagrange Association Library, 488 Freedom Plains Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA

    SEPTA (Special Education PTA) Support group that is held every 3rd Friday of the month from 6 to 7 in Spanish and from 7 to 8pm in English in the Lagrange Library.

    Please contact  Ivonne Rios at  ivy2115@yahoo.  for further information or any questions.

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