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Regional Offices

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Call our Statewide Toll Free Telephone Number:
1-800-342-3720

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call TDD/TTY at
1-800-638-5163
or have your Video Relay System provider call
1-800-342-3720

If you believe that a child is in immediate danger,
call 911 or your local police department.

Albany Regional Offices

Child Care Services

Sarah Beyer-Ellis, Manager
Capital View Office Park
West Building, Room 261
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Phone: 518-402-3038
Fax: 518-473-0492

Serving the counties of Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware; Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington

Child Welfare Services

John N. Lockwood, Esq., Regional Director
Capital View Office Park, Room 234N
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, New York 12144
Phone: 518-486-7078
Fax: 518-486-7625

Serving the counties of Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saint Regis Mohawk Indian Reservation, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington

New York State Commission for the Blind

Ann Gallagher-Sagaas, Manager
40 North Pearl St.
10th Floor – Suite D
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-473-1675
Fax: 518-473-9255

Serving all ages in the counties of Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington; serving only adults in St. Lawrence County.

Buffalo Regional Offices

Child Care Services

Pat Harper, Manager
295 Main Street, Room 545
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-847-3828
Fax: 716-847-3688

Serving the counties of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming

Child Welfare Services

Amanda Darling, Regional Director
295 Main St., Suite 545, Ellicott Square Building, 5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-847-3145
Fax: 716-847-3742

Serving the counties of Allegany; Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming

Native American Services

Heather LaForme, Director
295 Main Street, Room 545
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-847-3123
Fax: 716-847-3812

Serving Native American tribes statewide

New York State Commission for the Blind

Jane Sullivan, Manager
Ellicott Square Building
295 Main St., Suite 590 (mail goes to Suite 545)
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-847-3516
Fax: 716-847-3983

Serving all ages in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties; serving only children in Chemung, Schuyler, and Seneca counties.

Rochester Outstation

Jane Sullivan, Manager
Monroe Square
259 Monroe Avenue, Suite 303
Rochester, NY 14607
Phone: 585-238-8110
Fax: 585-238-8278

New York City Regional Offices

Child Care Services

Nanette Carter, Manager
Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
163 West 125th Street, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-383-1415 | -4718 | -1788 | -1709
Fax: 212-383-1339

Group Family Day Care, and School Age Child Care.
Serving the counties of Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond, and Queens

Child Welfare Services

Ronni Fuchs, Regional Director
Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
163 West 125th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10027
General number: 212-383-1788
Complaints: 212-383-4718
Fax: 212-383-1339

Serving the counties of Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond, and Queens

Close to Home Oversight Office

Nina Aledort, Associate Commissioner
Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
163 West 125th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10027 212-383-1415
Phone: 212-383-1983
Fax: 212-383-2512 or 212-383-1350

Serving the counties of Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond, and Queens

New York State Commission for the Blind – Lower Manhattan

Brian Pinto, Manager
80 Maiden Lane, Suite 401
New York, New York 10038
Phone: 212-825-5710
Fax: 212-383-1350

Serving all ages in Brooklyn, Staten Island and in Manhattan 23rd Street and south; serving only children in the Bronx.

New York State Commission for the Blind – Harlem

Shawn Chin-Chance, Manager
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building
163 West 125th St.
Suite 1315
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-961-4440
Fax: 212-961-4133

Serving adults and young adults (transition services) in the Bronx, the western part of Queens, and north of 23rd Street in Manhattan.

Rochester Regional Offices

Child Care Services

Paulette Walley, Manager
Monroe Square
259 Monroe Avenue, 3rd Floor
Rochester, New York 14607
Phone: 585-238-8531

Serving the counties of Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates

Child Welfare Services

Karen Lewter, Regional Director
259 Monroe Avenue, 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14607
Phone: 585-238-8201
Fax: 585-238-8289

Serving the counties of Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates

Westchester Regional Offices

Child Care Services

Frances Franco-Montero, Manager
117 East Stevens Avenue, Suite 300
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 845-708-2400
Fax: 845-708-2415

Serving the counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Child Welfare Services

Thalia Wright, Regional Director
117 East Stevens Avenue, Suite 300
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 845-708-2498
Fax: 845-708-2445

Serving the counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Nassau, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

New York State Commission for the Blind

Ana Duraes, Manager
117 East Stevens Avenue, Suite 300
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 914-993-5370
Fax: 914-993-0238

Serving all ages in the counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Syracuse Regional Offices

Child Care Services

Tina Cook, Manager
The Atrium Building, Suite 350
100 South Salina Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
Phone: 315-423-1202
Fax: 315-423-1198

Serving the counties of Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga, Tompkins

Child Welfare Services

Sara Simon, Regional Director
The Atrium, 100 S. Salina St. - Suite 350
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-423-1200
Fax: 315-423-3960

Serving the counties of Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga, Tompkins

New York State Commission for the Blind

Amy Carreno, Manager
The Atrium, 100 S. Salina St. - Suite 105
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-423-5417
Fax: 315-423-5416

Serving all ages in Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga, and Tompkins counties; serving only adults in Chemung, Seneca, and Schuyler counties; serving only children in St. Lawrence County.

Long Island Regional Offices

Child Care Services

Robin Beller, Manager
Perry Duryea State Office Building
250 Veteran’s Highway, Suite 2A-20
Hauppauge, New York 11788
Phone: 631-240-2560
Fax: 631-240-2567

Serving the counties of Nassau and Suffolk

Child Welfare Services

Thalia Wright, Regional Director
11 Perlman Drive
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Phone: 845-708-2498
Fax: 845-708-2445

Serving the counties of Nassau and Suffolk

New York State Commission for the Blind - Garden City

Paola Nappo-Ficarra, Manager
711 Stewart Avenue
Suite 210
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-743-4188
Fax: 516-292-7448

Serving all ages in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk; serving only adults in central and eastern Queens.

For county departments of social services, please see the county contact information.