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  

Join us for TRI’s


30th Anniversary



Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel

5:30pm to 8:30pm


Honoring the Past and

Embracing the Future


  Keynote Speaker

Gregory K. Jones, J.D.

Internationally recognized in the field of Disability Law



Marcus J. Molinaro, Dutchess County Executive

ThinkDIFFERENTLY Initiative


Community Access Award

Walkway Over the Hudson


Effective Communication Award

Office of Accommodative Services

Dutchess Community College


Staff Recognition Award

Karen Lynch, TRI Special Education Advocate


 Please RSVP by Sept. 19, 2016


Voice (845) 452-3913

Video phone for ASL users (845) 345-8416


  CART and Sign Language Interpreters

will be provided for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc. presents:

Understanding the Work Incentives of

upplemental Security Income &

ocial Security Disability Insurance

  • Are you receiving SSI/SSDI and currently working?
  • Or are you thinking about returning back to work?


If you have answered yes to any of the above
then these workshops are for you!


Attend one of these free benefit workshops located at



Each workshop starts at 3:00PM


  • 1st Monday of the month:

SSI work incentives, effects on Medicaid and Medicare
& Ticket-to-Work Programs

  • 3rd Monday of the month:

SSDI work incentives, effects on Medicaid and Medicare
& Ticket-to-Work Programs


Seating is reserved by appointment only
Call (845) 452-3913 ext. 119 to RSVP

*If you require a sign language interpreter or large print, please contact Mandi Sheraden at least 2 weeks in advance*

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 truly accessible community.                                           


contact us: tri@taconicresources.org
See staff directory for contact information.
page last updated 9/9/16



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


































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Special Education Rights

Special Education Workshops

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

Karen Lynch at 845-452-3913 x112




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

For more information:

Mandi Sheraden 845-452-3913 x119 m.sheraden@taconicresources.org


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