Abbott House – HEART Permanency Resource Center

Abbott House – HEART Permanency Resource Center


1 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 501
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Program Coordinator: Althea Milton
Phone: (914) 740-6225

HEART – Helping Each Adoptive and Guardianship Family Remain Together Permanency Resource Center offers support and resources at no cost to families raising adoptive or guardianship children residing in Dutchess, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties.

Our services include:

  • In-home counseling (child/caretaker)
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Advocacy
  • Education assistance
  • Recreation activities
  • Training for caretakers
  • 24-hour crisis telephone
  • Referrals to community providers.
  • Support groups for parents and children


Funded by New York State Office of Children and Family Services


Contact Information
1 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 501, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Althea Milton
(914) 740-6225
  • Dutchess
  • Sullivan
  • Ulster
  • Westchester
  • Kinship Care Services