Department Info

Funding Sources for Care and Assistance Contact Information

Office For The Aging

 


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Location(s): Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services, 60 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information: 845-486-3000

Website: SNAP

Sponsoring Agency: Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services 

Additional Information:
  • Serves Dutchess County
  • Income eligible monthly electronic benefits can be used to purchase food at authorized retail food stores
  • Ramps, accessible bathrooms, elevators, and wide doors are available
  • Languages: Resources available
  • Mail, fax, walk-in, or apply online on the website listed above 
  • Business Hours: M-F 8:30 am- 5:00 pm (Closed Wednesdays)
  • Proof of residence, income, birth, citizenship, social security number, and photo i.d. required (Full list of documents required will be provided when you apply)
  • Accessible by public transportation
  • Assistance applying for Food Stamps is available for persons 60 years of age & older through the Dutchess County Office For The Aging at (845) 486-2555 or toll-free (866) 486-2555.

Information last verified:  09/10/14

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Medicaid

Location(s): Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services, 60 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information: Medicaid Unit 845-486-3340

Website: Medicaid

Sponsoring Agency: Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services 

Additional Information:
  • Serves Dutchess County
  • Ramps, accessible bathrooms, wide doors, and elevators available
  • Languages: Resources available
  • Apply by mail or in person
  • Business Hours: M-F 8:30 am- 5:00 pm  Closed Wednesdays
  • For list of required documents see the website
  • Accessible by public transportation
  • Assistance in applying for Medicaid for persons 60 years of age and older is available through the Office For The Aging by calling (845) 486-2555 or toll free at (866) 486-2555.

Information last verified:  09/10/14

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Medicare Savings Program

Location(s): Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services

Contact Information: 845-486-3000

Website: Medicare Savings Program

Sponsoring Agency: Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services  

Additional Information:
  • Serves Dutchess County
  • Disabled parking, accessible bathrooms, elevator, and wide doors available
  • Apply by mail or in person 
  • Business Hours: M-F 9 am- 5 pm  Closed Wednesdays
  • Proof of age, residence, and income required; full list of required documents will be provided 
  • Assistance in applying for the Medicare Savings Program is available for persons 60 years of age and older through the Dutchess County Office For The Aging by calling (845) 486-2555 or toll free (866) 486-2555.

Information last verified:  09/10/14

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Todd N. Tancredi,Director Todd N. Tancredi
Director
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