Janine Fitzmaurice

Coordinator of Children with Special Needs Services

Ages birth through 5 years old

(845) 486-3518

jfitzmaurice@dutchessny.gov

Linda Monkman

Coordinator of Children’s and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services

Ages 5 years through adulthood

(845) 486-2766

lmonkman@dutchessny.gov

Toni-Marie Ciarfella

Deputy Commissioner for Special Needs

(845) 486-3434

tciarfella@dutchessny.gov

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 

(800-342-3720)

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Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service

Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service, a program of Taconic Resources for Independence located in Poughkeepsie, New York, has been providing American Sign Language (ASL)/ English interpreting and translating services since 1992. MHIS provides sign language interpreting services to Dutchess County, Orange County, Ulster County, Putnam County, Rockland County, Sullivan County, Westchester County, throughout the Mid Hudson Valley and beyond.

MHIS provides

  • Quality ASL/English Sign Language interpreting and translating services to facilitate effective communication.
  • ASL/English Sign Language interpreters with the background and experience in a variety of settings, including medical appointments, business meetings, legal proceedings, public and private classes, mental health counseling, conferences, public forums, and more.
  • Assurance that your organization is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in providing equal access and effective communication for all those you serve.

To request sign language interpreting services, click here.

If you are an interpreter interested in working with MHIS or for interpreting workshop information, click here.

For ASL Events and Signing Community information, click here.

 

Mid-Hudson Interpreting Services is a member of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and adheres to the Code of Professional Conduct.

Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service
82 Washington Street Suite 214
Poughkeepsie NY 12601
845-452-3913 x102 voice
845-345-8416 VP
845-485-8110 TTY
845-485-3196 fax
mhis@taconicresources.org

Location

82 Washington St # 214, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-452-3913 x103