SAFE AND STABLE FAMILIES CONTACTS
(Formerly Family Preservation and Support)
(updated July 9, 2002)
 

ALABAMA

Sandra Arthur
FP/SS State Coordinator
C/o Chambers County Department of Human Resources
P.O. Box 409
Lafayette, AL 36862-0409
Phone:  334-864-2286
Cell: 256-397-2568
Fax: 334-864-2536
Email:  Sandraarthur@earthlink.net

ALASKA

Janna Stewart
State of Alaska
Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Family and Youth Services
PO Box 110630
Juneau, AK 99811-0630
Phone:   907-465-3023  and my
Fax:       907-465-3190
E-Mail:   Janna_Stewart@health.state.ak.us

ARIZONA

Valerie Roberson
Department of Economic Security
Office of Family Support and Prevention
P.O. Box 6123, Site Code 940A
Phoenix, Arizona 85005
Phone:  602-542-0817
Fax:  602-542-1933
E-Mail: valerie.roberson@childs.de.state.az.us

Anna Maria Leff
1789 W. Jefferson, Site Code 940A
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone:  602-542-0226
E-mail:  annamaria.leff@mail.de.state.az.us
 

ARKANSAS

Billye Burke
Program Support Adminstrator
Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services
Donaghey Plaza South Complex
700 Main Street
Little Rock, AR  72201-4608
Phone:  (501) 682-8992.
Fax:
Email:

CALIFORNIA

Nina Grayson, Chief
Child Protection & Family Support Services Branch
California Department of Social Services
744 P. Street MS 19-83
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 445-2777
Fax: (916) 445-2898
Email:

COLORADO

Debra Cady
Promoting Safe and Stable Families Coordinator-Child Welfare
Colorado Department of Human Services
1575 Shernam St.
Denver, Co  80203
Phone:  303-866-4129
Fax:   303-866-4629
Email:

Charles Perez
Manager
Promoting Safe and Stable Families
Colorado Dept of Human Services
1575 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203-1714
Phone:  303-866-5319
Email:
 CONNECTICUT

Mary Ann Poinelli and Laureen Sheehan
Department of Children and Families
505 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT
Phone: 860-550-6338
Email:

DELAWARE

Mary E. Polk
Safe and Stable Families Program Coordinator
Office of Prevention
1825 Faulkland Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19805
Phone:
Fax:
Email:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Andrea Guy
Deputy Director for Policy, Planning, and Program Support
Child and Family Services Agency
955 L�Enfant Plaza, Suite 110
Washington, DC  20024
Phone:  202-724-7008
Fax:      202-727-5619
E-mail:  aguy@cfsa-dc.org

FLORIDA

Dineen Cicco
Department of Children and Families
1317 Winewood Boulevard; Bldg. 8 ? Room 206
Tallahassee, Florida  32399-0700
Phone:  850-922-2786
Fax:  850-487-0688
E-Mail:  Dineen_Cicco@dcf.state.fl.us

Randi Schuknecht, Chief
Family Safety and Preservation
Florida Department of Children and Families
1317 Winewood Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida  32399-0700
Phone:  850-922-3937
Fax:
Email: Randi_Schuknecht@dcf.state.fl.us

GEORGIA

Doris Walker, Chief, Foster Care
Georgia Department of Human Resoruces
Division of Family and Children Services
2 Peachtree Street,  Suite 18-102
Atlanta, GA  30303
Phone:
Fax:
Email:

Ann Dennard Smith, Consultant
Safe and Stable Families Program
Foster Care Unit
2 Peachtree Street, Suite 18-102
Atlanta, GA  30303
Phone:     404-657-3306
Fax:         404-657-3415
E-mail:     adsmith@dhr.state.ga.us

HAWAII

Cynthia Goss
Administrator
Child Welfare Program Development
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 339
Honolulu, Hawaii  96809
Phone:  808-586-5925
Fax:  808-586-4806
Email:

IDAHO

Chuck Halligan
Bureau Chief
Family and Children's Services.
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID  83720-0036.
Phone:  208-334-5920.
Fax:
Email:
 ILLINOIS

Mr. Bobby J. Hall, Chief
Office of Demonstration
Division of Child Protection
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
406 E. Monroe Street, Station 40
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1498
Phone:  217-785-2580
Fax:      217-785-9454
E-mail:  BHall @idcfs.state.il.us

INDIANA

Stephanie Beasley-Freeman
Division of Family and Children, MS08
402 W. Washington St., W364
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
Phone:  317-232-4622
Fax: 317-232-4436
Email:  Sbeasley-fehrman@fssa.state.in.us

IOWA

Kristin Fairholm
Iowa Department of Human Services
Division of Adult, Children and Family Services
Hoover State Office Building - 5th Floor
Des Moines, Iowa  50319-0114
Phone:
Fax:
Email:

Carmen Bratz
Department of Human Services
Division of Adults, Children and Families
Hoover State Office Building; 5th Floor
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0014
Phone:  515-281-5338
Fax: 515-281-4597
E-Mail: cbratz@dhs.state.ia.us

 KANSAS

Patti Dawson
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
915 SW Harrison, 5th Floor
Docking State Office Building
Topeka, KS 66612-1570
Phone: 785-368-8161
Fax:
Email:  Pad@srskansas.org

KENTUCKY

Paula Bendl Smith
Special Projects Coordinator
Department for Community Based Services
Cabinet for Families and Children
275 East Main Street 3C-C
Frankfort, Kentucky 40621
Phone:   502-564-4502
Fax:
E-Mail:  Paula.BendlSmith@mail.state.ky.us

LOUISIANA

Connie Waggoner
Assistant Director, Field Services and Community Liaison Services
Office of Community Services
Department of Social Services
State of Louisiana
P.O. Box 3318
Baton Rouge, LA  70821
Phone:  225-342-3485
Fax:  225-342-4038
e-mail:  cwaggoner@OCS.DSS.STATE.LA.US

MAINE

Diane Towle
Department of Human Services
221 State Street
State House Station 11
Augusta, ME
Phone:  207-287-5060
Fax:
Email:
 

MARYLAND

Ruth Milliken
Acting Director, Inter-Agency Projects
311 W. Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD. 21201-3521
Phone:   410-767-5773
Fax:
Email:

MASSACHUSETTS

Pamela Whitney
MA Department of Social Services
24 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02110
Phone:      617-748-2338
Fax:
E-mail:   Pamela.Whitney-dss@state.ma.us

MICHIGAN

Martha Tjhin
Program Manager
Division of Community Supportive Services
Michigan Family Independence Agency
235 South Grand Ave, Suite 415
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone:   312-373-3465
Fax:  517-335-7789
Email:  tjhinm@michigan.gov
Secretary:  Vickie Hibert

MINNESOTA

Gerald A. Lindskog
Minnesota Dept. of Human Services
444 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, Minnesota  55155
Phone:  651 296-3910
Fax:
E-mail: Gerald.A.Lindskog@state.mn.us
 

 MISSISSIPPI

Mike Lee
Division of Family and Children's Services
Mississippi Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 352
Jackson, MS 39205-0352
Phone: 601-359-4752
Fax: 601-359-4333
E-Mail:  mlee@mdhs.state.ms.us

MISSOURI

Vince Geremia
Family Preservation Services
Division of Family Services
PO Box 88
Jefferson City, MO  65103
Phone:  573-751-2427
Fax:       573-751-8949
Email:

MONTANA

Shirley Brown, Chief
Child And Family Services Division
Box 8005
1400 Broadway
Helena, MT 59604-8005
Phone:   406-444-5901
Fax:
E-mail:  shbrown@state.mt.us

Bette Hall, Grant Administrator
Child And Family Services Division
Box 8005
1400 Broadway
Helena, MT 59604-8005
Phone:  (406) 444-5903
Fax: (406) 444-5956
E-mail:  bhall@state.mt.us
 

 NEBRASKA

Mary Jo Pankoke
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
215 Centennal Mall South; Suite 417
P.O. Box 95002
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Phone:   402-476-9401
Fax:  402-476-9486
E-mail:  mjpankoke@navix.net

NEVADA

Liz Breshears
Family Program Officer
Division of Child and Family Services
711 E. Fifth Street
Carson City, NV  89701-5092
Phone:  775-684-4404
Fax: 775-684-4457
Email: lbreshea@dcfs.state.nv.us

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Bernie Bluhm
Program Administrator
Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Children, Youth and Families
129 Pleasant Street, The Brown Building
Concord, NH 03301
Phone:   (603) 271-4684
Fax:
Email:   bbluhm@dhhs.state.nh.us

NEW JERSEY
Steve Rutland
222 So. Warren Street
Trenton, N.J.  08625
Phone:   609-663-9645.
Fax:
Email:

Oksana Koziak
DYFS
50 East Street
Trenton, N. J. 08625
Phone:  609-777-2052
Fax: 609-984-0507
Email: okoziak@dhs.state.nj.us

NEW MEXICO

Soledad Martinez
Manager, Safe and Stable Families Unit
Children, Youth and Families Department
P.0. Drawer 5160
Santa Fe,  NM  87502
Phone:  505-827-8407
Fax:      505-827-8480
Email:  SMartinez@cyf02.cyfd.state.nm.us

NEW YORK

Christina Hay
State Planning Coordinator
NYS Office of Children and Famiy Services
Riverview Center - 6th Floor
40 N. Pearl Street
Albany, New York  12243
Phone:  518-474-9456
Fax: 518-402-6826
Email:  0FB060@dfa.state.ny.us

NORTH CAROLINA

Sonya Toman  (left agency 6/20/02)
NC Division of Social Services/Resource Development Team
Albamarle Building
325 N. Salisbury Street, MSC #2410
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-2410
Route #6-3
Phone:   919-733-2279
Fax:  919-733-4756
Email:  Sonya.Toman@ncmail.net

NORTH DAKOTA

Kathy Neideffer
Title IV-B Program Administrator
ND Dept of Human Services
State Capitol
Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone:   701-328-3588
Fax:
Email:

OHIO

Kathy Bartlett, Chief
Bureau of Child/Adult Protection
Ohio Department of Human Services
Office of Prevention, Protection & Self-Sufficiency
65 East State Street, 5th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
Phone:  614/466-5392
Fax:    614/728-6726
Email:   bartlk@odhs.state.oh.us

OKLAHOMA

Nelda Ramsey
Program Manager, Protection and Permanency Services Unit
Family Centered Services and Appeals
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Division of Children and Family Services
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73125
Phone:   (405)  521-6602
Fax:  405-521-4373
Email:  Nelda.ramsey@okdhs.org

OREGON

Margie Lowe
SCF
Department of Human Resources?
500 Summer St. NE,
Salem, OR  97310
Phone:  503-945-6170
Fax:
Email:

PENNSYLVANIA

Cindi Manuel
Director
Fiscal Policy and Support Unit
Bureau of County Children and Youth Programs
Office of Children, Youth and Families
Department of Public Welfare
P O Box 2675
Harrisburg PA 17105-2675
Phone:  717-783-7372
Fax: 717-783-7372
Email:  Cmanuel@state.pa.us

PUERTO RICO

Haydee Charriez
Assistant Adminstrator
Department of the Family
Administration for Families and Children
P.O. Box 15091
San Juan, P.R. 00902
Phone:  787-724-7532
Fax:  787-725-5443
Email:  hcharriez@hotmail.com

RHODE ISLAND

Lee Baker
Department of Children, Youth and Families
610 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI  02902-1935
Phone:  (401) 222-5252.
Fax:
Email:   lbaker@doa.state.ri.us

SOUTH CAROLINA

Marcus Mann
Program Manager
Family Preservation and Child Welfare Services
Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 1520
Columbia, South Carolina   29202-1520
Phone:  803-898-7489
Fax:
Email:

SOUTH DAKOTA

Virgena Wiesler
Acting Program Administrator
Child Protection Services
Dept of Social Services
Richard F. Kneip Building
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone:   605-773-3227
Fax:
E-mail:  virgena.wiesler.state.sd.us

TENNESSEE

Diane Craver
Program Manager
Tennessee Department of Children's Services
8th Floor Condell Hull Building
436 6th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1290
Phone:   615-741-9854
Fax:       615-532-1130
Email:  dcraver@mail.state.tn.us

TEXAS

Judy Popejoy
Program Specialist
Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, Texas  78714-9030
Phone:  512-438-3144
Fax: 512-438-3782
Email:  Popejoja@tdprs.state.tx.us

UTAH

Ken Patterson
Director
Division of Child and Family Services
Dept of Human Services
Box 45500
Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0500
Phone:  801-538-4099
Fax:
Email:  kpatters@hsadmin.ut.state.us

VERMONT (ok)

Cindy Walcott
Dept. of Social and Rehabilitation Services
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT   05671
Phone:  802-241-2126
Fax:
Email: cwalcott@srs.state.vt.us

VIRGINIA

Forrest Mercer
Foster Care & Family Preservation Unit
Virginia Department of Social Services
730 East Broad Street, 2nd floor
Richmond, VA  23219
Phone:  (804) 692-1297
Fax:
Email:  fam@email1.dss.state.va.us

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Sedonie Halbert
Dept. of  Human Services
Knud Hansen Complex-Bldg. A.
1303 Hospital Grolundl
Charlotte Amalie, VI  00802
Phone:  340-774-3466
Fax:
Email:

Ferryneisa H. Benjamin VI
Dept. of Human Services
3011 Golden Rock, Christiansted
St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands  00820-4355
Phone:  340-773-2980.
Fax:
Email:

WASHINGTON

Tammi Erickson
Department of Social and Health Services
Division of Management Services
PO Box 45710
Olympia, WA 98504-5710
Phone: 360-902-7936
Fax:
Email: erta300@dshs.wa.gov

WEST VIRGINIA

Ann Burds
Director
Office of Social Services Office of Social Services
Department of Health & Human Resources
350 Capitol St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone:
Fax:
Email: aburds@wvdhhr.org.

WISCONSIN

Kathy Thomas
1 West Wilson Street, P O Box 8916
Madison, WI  53708.
Phone:  (608) 267-7181.
Fax:
Email:

Claude Gilmore.
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
Division of Children and Family Services
1 West Wilson Street
P. O. Box 8916
Madison, Wisconsin  53708-8916
Phone:  (608) 266-9354
Fax:
Email:

WYOMING

Marianne Lee, Administrator
WY Dept of Family Services
Hathaway Building
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0490
Phone:  307-777-7561
Fax:
Email:  mlee@missc.state.wy.us

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