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Department of Social Services
Municipal Center
Building B

383 Broadway, Fort Edward, New York 12828

Telephone (518) 746-2300

Tammy DeLorme, Commissioner
 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Washington County Department of Social Services is to protect those in need and to help individuals and families achieve and maintain independence and self-sufficiency. Our responsibility is to maximize resources and to achieve optimal outcomes for the residents of Washington County.

Values:

        We believe that our clients and employees are valuable, worthwhile, and deserving of respect.

        We maintain the highest levels of integrity, discretion, professionalism, and the highest ethical standards

        We are accountable and efficient in providing services in support of this mission.

Overall Agency Goal:

To create and maintain a concept of single-agency across all levels and Divisions focused on the delivery of service to clients without regard to program. We will provide the most effective, collaborative intervention for clients which will result in maximizing self-sufficiency and independence.

Hours:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday thru Friday

Upcoming Training:

Communities NOW  Connecting for Kids

Communities NOW was built upon the belief that everyone in a community can, and should, help protect children from abuse and neglect.

Training Dates: May 21st, 2014 & June 3rd - June 5th, 2014
Contact:  Tammy DeLorme   746-2323   or    WashCoCommunity@gmail.com

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