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The Schenectady County Department of Social Services [SCDSS] is seeking qualifications from qualified individuals/entities to employ/sub-contract two (2) FTE qualified Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors, one FTE position will serve in a supervisory capacity and both FTE’s will perform drug and alcohol assessments as referred by SCDSS staff, as well as review level of care submissions from community substance abuse treatment agencies to determine if the level of care is appropriate. Prospective Respondents must offer a response that will meet the scope of services, qualifications, and general description of work activities identified in this Request for Proposals (“RFP”).

Request for Proposals (RFP)

CASAC Monthly Report Attachment A


Schenectady County Department of Social Services

Welcome to the SCDSS Webpage
The Department, staffed by dedicated employees carry out a myriad of services highlighted on this site.  Over time you will see information added to the site and new initiatives will be previewed on these pages.

We invite you to browse through the Schenectady County Department of Social Services webpage and learn more about the programs and services administered by DSS. 

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Mission Statement
“The mission of the Schenectady County Department of Social Services is to promote the health and safety of our community by empowering individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and maintain independence.”

The links to the left point to information regarding the many services provided by the Social Services Department.

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Paul Brady

797 Broadway
Schenectady, New York  12305-2704
Ph: 518-388-4470
Fax: 518-388-4644


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