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Family Services

The Department of Family Services (DFS) is one of five Departments within the Division of Health and Family Services. DFS is Sullivan County's local district for social services which administers all phases of social services and public assistance programs as defined in NYS Social Services Law.

DFS' mission is to help residents of Sullivan County achieve wellbeing and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity.

If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call the New York State Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-342-3720.