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Social Services

If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call the

New York State Child Abuse Hotline 


If you are concerned about an adult, please contact our Adult Protective Services Intake Line at 845-513-2390.

The Department of Social Services (DSS) is one of four Departments within the Division of Health and Human Services. DSS 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.

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

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