All Abilities Program Director

Dana Hopkins, LCSW-R

(845) 486-3434


Coordinator of Intellectual & Developmental Disability Services

Olivia Clark, LMSW

(845) 486-2825


CSPOA and Children & Youth Services Coordinator

Mental Health Services

Deborah Disanza, LCSW-R

(845) 486-2768


All Abilities Administrative Assistant

Xiomara Santiago

(845) 486-3568


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

Children & Youth Special Needs Health Care

Public Health Nurse

Lorie Drum, RN, BSN

(845) 486-3542


If this is a medical emergency and you need immediate assistance

please contact 911

For Mental Health and/or Substance Use Crisis Support, Information & Referrals please contact

Dutchess County 988 Call Center




For Walk In Crisis Services and Support visit the Dutchess County Stabilization Center

230 North Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

NY State Central Register for Child Abuse  or or (Home | Child Protective Services | Office of Children and Family Services (


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First Responder Autism Training


This comprehensive training will educate the first responder on what autism is and how people are affected by it. They will learn the wide spectrum of autism and verbal techniques to deal with them. The student will be given different tools that can help identify people with autism, sensory problems and calming techniques. Students will learn the importance of multiple officers’ presence when an arrest of an autism person is necessary and restraint considerations. The officer will learn the importance of looking at water sources when a person with autism elopes. They will be taught the different programs that are available for people that elope, including but not limited to, the Take Me Home Program and Project Lifesaver.

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