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

March 21, 2018
  • Think Ahead - At Dutchess Community College - Open House

    March 21, 2018  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA

    Learn about Think Ahead, an exciting program for young adults with developmental disabilities. Meet current Think Ahead participants and find out if the program is right for your loved one.

    Fall 2018 registration begins March 15.

    Think Ahead - Open House is scheduled for :

    Wednesday, March 21
    10 a.m. – Noon
    Optional campus tour at noon
    Bowne Hall, room 105


    Thursday, April 5
    5 - 7 p.m.
    Optional campus tour at 7 p.m.
    Bowne Hall, room 122

    RSVP to Linda Bertolozzi at bertoloz@sunydutchess.edu

    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.