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 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 Carlson, Chief Compliance Officer

70 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.475.3217 ext. 353
Corporate Compliance Confidential Hotline: 845.485.5983

For all general inquiries, please contact:

167 Myers Corners Road, Suite 202
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
845.485.9803
Fax 845.485.5234
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

Abilities First Integrated Universal Pre-K 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 Integrated Preschool in Poughkeepsie

50 Delafield Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845.452.7726

Abilities First Preschool at Cornwall

340 Hudson Street
Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY 12520
845.464.2900

Abilities First School at LaGrange (Firemens Way)

Karyn Lange, School Principal
24 Firemens Way
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845.452-0774
Fax 301.887.6710
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: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 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. 21590
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

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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