Janine Fitzmaurice

Coordinator of Children with Special Needs Services

Ages birth through 5 years old

(845) 486-3518


Dana Hopkins

Coordinator of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services

Ages 5 years through adulthood

(845) 486-2766


Deborah Disanza

Coordinator of Children’s Services and Children’s POA Coordinator

(845) 486-2768


Toni-Marie Ciarfella. Ph.D.

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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Arc of Dutchess (The)

The Arc of Dutchess provides a lifetime of support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

The cornerstones of a good life are health and wellness, friends and family, full inclusion in the community and learning that goes far beyond formal education. Through our services, we help people at each stage build a strong foundation of support and the opportunity to pursue the life they imagine.


84 Patrick Lane, Suite 130, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 845-635-8084 x134


8 Industry Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603