PLEASE NOTE: Abilities First has moved its administrative offices to 167 Myers Corners Road, Suite 202, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. The Finance, Accounts Payable, Human Resources, Advancement Departments and executive staff are now at this location. To contact administrative staff, the main phone number 845.485.9803 remains the same. Please add a "1" in front of the old phone extension.

The following departments and staff will continue to operate out of 70 Overocker Road in Poughkeepsie: Home and Community Services (Community Habilitation, Respite, Family Support Services), Quality Assurance/Compliance, Adult Day Habilitation, Employment Services, Facilities Management, Management of Information Systems (MIS). Administration of Residential Services will continue to operate out of 99 Inwood Avenue, in Poughkeepsie. The new number for 70 Overocker Road for the Maintenance, QA/Compliance, Comhab, & MIS Departments is 845-475-3217, extensions remain the same. Adult Day Habilitation can be reached at 845-475-3217. Employment Services remains at 70A Overocker Road and can be reached at 845-471-0176.

General Contact

For all general inquiries, to be directed to the appropriate department or unsure of where to start, please contact:

167 Myers Corners Road, Suite 202
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
845.485.9803
Fax 845.485.5234
info@abilitiesfirstny.org
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For all press inquiries, please contact:

Melissa McCoy, Chief Advancement Officer

167 Myers Corners Road, Suite 202
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
845.485.9803 ext. 1223

For all Human Resource inquiries, please contact:

Kelly Martinez, Director of Human Resources

167 Myers Corners Road, Suite 202
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
845.485.9803 ext. 1356
Fax 845.473.1270

For Foundation for Abilities First NY (Development & Fundraising), special events, business development inquiries, please contact:

Melissa McCoy, Chief Advancement Officer

59 Windsor Highway, Suite 220
New Windsor, NY 12553
845.330.0377 ext. 9394

For Quality Assurance and Compliance inquiries, please contact:

Shawn Philip Carlson, Chief Compliance Officer

70 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.475.3217 ext. 353

If you have compliance, privacy concerns or questions, please contact:

Corporate Compliance Confidential Hotline

845.485.5983

All calls into the hotline are anonymous.

Use the drop-down menu below to find Educational (Schools/Preschool), Residential, Educational, Vocational, Residential, Adult Day Habilitation, Community Habilitation and Family Support Services.

Contacts for Programs and Services

For Children (Under 21)

Educational Services

Leann Coyle, Vice President of Educational Services

167 Myers Corners Road, Suite 202
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
845.698.1072
Fax 845.485.5234

Early Intervention

Patricia Lucio-Penn, Coordinator of Family Services and Supports

201 South Avenue, Suite 103
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845.485.3066

Abilities First Integrated Universal Pre-Kindergarten in Hyde Park (UPK)

4327 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
845.698.1072
Fax 845.229.2933

Abilities First Preschool at Myers Corners

167 Meyers Corners Road, Suite 104
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
845.298.2090
Fax 845-297-2165

Abilities First Preschool at Cornwall

336 Hudson Street
Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY 12520
845.464.2900
845.275.0454

Abilities First School at LaGrange (Firemens Way)

Karyn Lange, School Principal

24 Firemens Way
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.452-0774
Fax 845.452.7358
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Abilities First School at New Windsor (Straus Family Pavilion)

Jessica Lovinsky, M.S. Ed, SBL, School Principal

59 Windsor Highway
New Windsor, NY 12553
845.330.0356

Abilities First Integrated School at Violet Avenue Elementary School, Hyde Park

Karyn Lange, School Principal

Violet Avenue Elementary School
191 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845.486.4499 ext. 1831
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Hyde Park Elementary School

4327 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
845.698.1072
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Abilities First Integrated School at Red Hook Middle School

Karyn Lange, School Principal

65 W. Market Street
Red Hook, NY 12571
845.758.2241 ext. 21650
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Abilities First Integrated School at Red Hook High School

Karyn Lange, School Principal

103 W. Market Street
Red Hook, NY 12571
845.758.2241 ext. 18200
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Home and Community Services (Community Habilitation, Respite, Family Support Services)

Gina L. Carminucci, Director of Community Initiatives

70 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.475.3217 ext. 385

For Adults (Over 21)

Residential Services (Supervised & Supportive Residences)

Donovan Ashe, Director of Residential Services

99 Inwood Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845.452-1913 ext. 110

Adult Day Services (Day Habilitation & Without Walls “W.O.W” Day Habilitation) and Employment Services (School to Work, Job Development, Vocational Training)

Mark Nace, Senior Director of Day Habilitation and Employment Services

70 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.475.3217 ext. 378

Employment Services (School to Work, Job Development, Pre-vocational and Vocational Training)

Mark Nace, Senior Director of Day Habilitation and Employment Services

70A Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.475.3217 ext. 378

Abilities First Outpatient Recovery Services Clinic (AFORS)

Julia Brower, CASAC, Outpatient Recovery Services Clinic Director

488 Freedom Plains Road, Suite 122
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.454.1104
Fax 845.625.1743

Home and Community Services (Community Habilitation, Respite, Family Support Services)

Gina L. Carminucci, Director of Community Initiatives

70 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.475.3217 ext. 385

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