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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Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc.

OUR MISSION
To promote independence and integration in society for people with disabilities.

VISION
Taconic Resources for Independence (TRI), Inc. is a consumer-directed, model center
of excellence and valued expert on accessibility. We will offer high quality, comprehensive services and technical assistance, provided both on site and
in the community by a skilled team working in a professional environment.

VALUES
We are an honest, hardworking and innovative group of individuals, with and without disabilities. At TRI, we demand a high degree of integrity and fiscal responsibility with which we build trusting and respectful relationships with our consumers.

 

Providing an array of services that assist New Yorker’s with disabilities to live integrated and self-directed lives. We assist with living, learning and earning.

Services and programs that assist people with disabilities to be as active and independent as they desire. We educate and involve our community in disability issues, to ensure full participation and access for all.

We encourage people with disabilities to make their own choices, while providing support as they reach their goals. Our services are available to people with disabilities, to their families and friends, and to the communities in which they live, work and play.

Location

82 Washington St. Suite 214 Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 845-452-3913

Other Services

Information and Referral, Sign Language Coordination Services