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How can we assist you?

For questions about locating and selecting quality child care, or starting your own child care program, contact:
Ellen Olson in Herkimer County,
Ellen Olson Madison County,
Tammy Ablang in Oneida County,
223-7850 x 222

For quesition about child development, contact Arlene Brouillette at 223-7850 x 227

For questions about nutrition or the Child and Adult Care Food Program, contact Richelle Singer at 223-7850 x 226.

Contact Us

Main office:
121 Second Street
Oriskany, NY 13424

Office Hours for Main Office: Monday--Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Oneida County Enhanced Referral Specialist:
Paul Building
209 Elizabeth Street
Utica , NY 13501

Madison County office:
Madison County Department of Social Services

Wampsville , NY 13163

Herkimer County office:
Herkimer County County Department of Social Services

N. Washington Street ~ Herkimer, NY
315.404-0260 (child care referral hotline)

**To obtain a child care referral, please contact:

> in Herkimer County--Ellen L. Olson, (315.404.0260)

> in Oneida County--Tammy Ablang, (315) 223.7850 x222

> in Madison County-- Ellen L. Olson, (315.361.1890)

Staff Directory:

Tammy Ablang, Referral/Provider Services Specialist, (x222)

Arlene Brouillette, Infant/Toddler Specialist, (x227)

Lori Bunce, Oneida County Enhanced Referral Specialist, (315.731.3426)

Beverley Burton, Child and Adult Food Program Monitor, (x229)

Nicole Dillon, Early Childhood Educator, (x231)

Christine Dutcher, Legally Exempt Clerical Examiner,, (315.266.6161)

Donna M. Gatto, Financial Supervisor, (x224)

Joan Gorton, Intensive Technical Assistance Educator, (x232)

Courtney Jenne , Public Relations, (x230)

Lorraine Kinney-Kitchen, Director, (x223)

Madison Co. Enhanced Referral Specialist, (315.361.1890)

Lori North, Legally Exempt Coordinator, (315.798.5811)

Ellen L. Olson, Herkimer County CCR&R Coordinator, (315.404.0260 child care referral hotline) (315.867.1555 all other calls)

Michael Perkett, Legally Exempt Home Examiner, (315.798.5811)

Amanda Samsel, Legally Exempt Program Assistant,, (315.798.5024)

Richelle Singer, Child and Adult Care Food Program Coordinator, (x226)

Interested in joining us? The Council always has a need for energetic individuals who can volunteer their help with a variety of administrative tasks and special events. To find out how to join our agency as a board member, volunteer or staff member contact us at (315) 223-7850 or email.


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121 Second Street, Oriskany, NY 13424
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