The Schoharie County Department of Social Services offers a variety of services to residents of Schoharie County in an effort to meet the diverse needs of its client population.
It is our mission to:
- Provide temporary assistance and the necessary skills for families and individuals to become self-sufficient and thereby break the bonds of dependency.
- To protect individuals and families against abuse and exploitation.
- To promote parental responsibility.
These objective are accomplished in a compassionate, professional, and responsible manner with the utmost efficiency and cost effectiveness with full awareness of the assistance and service needs of our consumers, public-at-large, Schoharie County Board of Supervisors; and state and federal oversight agencies.
Location: County Office Building, 2nd Floor, 284 Main Street, Schoharie, NY 12157
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 687, Schoharie, NY 12157
Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fax: 518-295-8499 (Admin.) 518-295-8492 (Gen.)
Donna Becker, Commissioner
Stephen Munford, Deputy Commissioner
David P. Lapinel, Social Services Attorney 518-295-8384
James Bryant, Social Services Attorney
Kim Shoemaker, Accounting Supervisor
Income Maintenance Division
Katie Goodreau, Head Social Welfare Examiner
Day Care Assistance
Home Energy Assistance (HEAP)
Supportive Services Division Tel. 295-8379
Julie Sammons, Services Coordinator
Child Protective Services
Child Preventive Services
Foster Care/Adoption Adult Services
Child Protective Hotline Tel. No. 1-800-342-3720
For emergency services after-hours:
Contact the Schoharie County Sheriff’s Department at 295-8114
Child Support Division Tel. 295-8405
Cori Manson, Child Support Enforcement Coordinator
Child Support Enforcement Support Collection
Repayment Paternity Establishment
CHILD PROTECTIVE HOT LINE 1-800-342-3720
For Emergency Services after hours, please contact the
Schoharie County Sheriff’s Department at 295-8114