All Abilities Program Director

Dana Hopkins, LCSW-R

(845) 486-3434

EI Official and Director of Preschool Special Education Programs

Coordinator of Children with Special Needs Services

Ages birth through 5 years old

Janine Fitzmaurice, LCSW

(845) 486-3518

CSPOA and Children & Youth Services Coordinator

Deborah Disanza, LCSW-R

(845) 486-2768

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

  • Think Ahead Open House March 21, 2023  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Bowne Hall, 53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA

    For Prospective Students and Families
    Learn about Think Ahead, an exciting program for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Meet current Think Ahead participants and find out if the program is right for you or your loved one.

    When:  Tuesday, March 21st (**SNOW DATE**)
    Where:  Dutchess Community College, Bowne Hall, Room 122

    RSVP to Linda Bertolozzi at or (845) 431-8058

    Clickhere for more information.


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