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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

FREE INFANT CARE AT THE ASTOR EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER 

The Astor Center in Wingdale is currently accepting applications for the Infant Room, as there will soon be two open slots for infants between the ages of six weeks and eighteen months of age.  Interested young, first-time parents should call the center at 832-3331 to discuss how to qualify and register for this program, which provides free child care from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays.

"OPEN ACCESS" APPOINTMENTS AT THE ASTOR COUNSELING CENTER IN DOVER

Parents can now bring their child (up to 18 years of age) directly to the clinic, without a prior appointment,  for counseling services on Mondays from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This immediate service is also available in the Poughkeepsie Clinic (46 Lincoln Avenue) each weekday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  If you have questions, call the clinic at 877-6200 or Mrs.  Stevens at school (832-4520/4521).

BEREAVEMENT SERVICES

The Bereavement Center affiliated with Hospice, Inc. and located in Poughkeepsie offers bereavement groups for children and teens.  A parent group is also provided for adults who bring their children to a group.  An intake is required.  To get more information or to make an appointment, call 485-2273 and ask for Emma or Marianne.

FAMILY SERVICES, INC.

Family Services, Inc. is a county agency that offers various educational and counseling services to county residents.  Among these are parenting classes for teen parents, Battered Women's Services (485-5550), services for victims of crimes/sexual abuse, information about food pantries,  and other counseling services.  The number for their 24-hour Rape Crisis and Crime Victims Hotline is 452-7272.  To find about about current programs, check the Family Services website at familyservicesny.org or call their office at (845) 452-1110. 

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF DUTCHESS COUNTY

The Mental Health Association of Dutchess County is another county agency that offers educational and support services for county residents.  For further information about agency programs such as parenting groups, visit the agency's website at www.mhadc.com or call (845) 473-2500. 

 

 

 

 

 


Dover High School   2368 Route 22   Dover Plains, NY 12522   Phone: (845) 877-5750   Fax: (845) 877-5759

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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