Taconic Resources for Independence - Advocating for inclusive commmunities Advocating for Inclusive Communities
  82 Washington St., Suite 214, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 | (Voice) 845-452-3913 | (VP) 845-345-8416 | (Fax) 845-485-3196  



Holiday Open House

White Pointsettias


Wednesday, December 16, 2015

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


82 Washington Street, Suite 214

Come meet the Staff at TRI !


Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated  to a local food pantry

Refreshments will be served


Please RSVP by December 7th  to  Jeanine Byrnes

Voice: (845) 452-3913 x103

Video: Phone: (845) 330-2083

TTY: (845) 485-8110

            Sign Language Interpreters will be provided






contact us: tri@taconicresources.org
See staff directory for contact information.
page last updated 11/30/15



Are you interested in volunteering for a dynamic not-for-profit agency that has been dedicated to advocating and supporting individuals with disabilities in Dutchess County for over 25 years?


Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc. is looking for qualified and enthusiastic individuals who are willing to contribute as active board members. Our board is a working board involved with setting policy, strategic planning, and fund-raising for the organization. Members are expected to contribute at least 4 hours per month to board meetings and sub-committee meetings as required.


If you feel you would be qualified and are interested in this opportunity to contribute to this wonderful organization, and the community it serves, please contact us and leave a message for the Board of Directors.

845-452-3913 x305

Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc.

A center for independent living providing information, referral and advocacy services for people with disabilities, their families, their friends and their communities.

Taconic Resources for Independence offers services and programs that assist people with disabilities to be as active and independent as they desire. We educate and involve our community in disability issues, to ensure full participation and access for all.

We encourage people with disabilities to make their own choices, while providing support as they reach their goals. Our services are available to people with disabilities, to their families and friends, and to the communities in which they live, work and play.

Please support our effort to make Dutchess County a trul
y accessible community.                                           



































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The People's Voice

Advocating for

People with Disabilities



in the Hudson Valley

and Beyond


Special Education Rights


Learn about your rights as students and parents.

Find out what services are available to you and how to get the services your child needs.

For more information

call Karen at 845-452-3913


Successful Employment

TRI provides training for persons with disabilities who are seeking meaningful employment or who are in the process of changing careers.

Learn to prepare for the job search, produce effective resumes and cover letters, interview successfully, and develop the skills necessary

to obtain and retain the job.

Michael Sweeting leading employment readiness workshop

Follow this link to learn more:

Successful Employment



held monthly

1:00 - 2:00 PM

For anyone receiving SSDI/SSI, Medicare or Medicaid, who is now working or who plans to work

1st Tueday: Medicaid Buy-In

4th Tuesday: Pass Plan

1st Thursday: SSDI

2nd Thursday: SSI

3rd Thursday: SSDI

4th Thursday: SSI

For more information:

Debbie Denise 845-452-3913 x113 d.denise@taconicresources.org



Please contact TRI at

845-452-3913 (voice)

for current information.


Driving Directions to our Center (.pdf file)

Submit your event for our calendar.

For More Information:

Successful Employment Workshops

contact Michael at ext 111

Special Education Workshops: contact Karen at ext. 112

Social Security Benefits Advisement:

 contact Debbie at ext. 113

ASL events:

contact Jeanine at ext. 103


if special accommodations are needed, please make your request at least two weeks in advance.



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