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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Hayes Day School

To provide individually designed educational programs that will help students with special needs reach their maximum potential in a supportive and therapeutic setting.

A not-for-profit day school serving students who are multiply disabled. Chartered in 1984, our school is certified by the New York State Education Department for public tuition funding. 

Hayes Day School is affiliated with Cardinal Hayes Home for Children, a NYS OPWDD certified residential Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled (ICF/DD). Our school provides special education programs for many of the children who reside at Cardinal Hayes Home. 

We serve day students with special needs who reside in the community through contracts with public school districts. Both ambulatory and non-ambulatory youngsters, and those with who are medically frail with chronic healthcare issues, are welcome at Hayes Day School.  


3374 Franklin Avenue, Millbrook, NY 12545
Phone: 845-677-3251

Other Population

Students with Multiple Disabilities