Department of Social Services-White Plains Center

The Department of Social Services provides an array of services to Westchester residents in need of help, including the areas of child support, food, housing, medical services and home energy costs. It also provides protective and preventive services for vulnerable children and adults.

The White Plains office coordinates services for those in reentry.  Start your application at this office.

Temporary Assistance
In an effort to remove barriers to independence, we offer temporary assistance to customers and applicants so they may gain self-sufficiency through employment and securing support and care for children.

Child Welfare
Our child welfare units conduct investigations and family assessments, provide in-home case management, and administer foster care and adoption services. We recognize that some segments of our population, adult and children, are vulnerable and require services to assist and protect them.


Other name(s)

DSS White Plains


White Plains District Office
85 Court Street
White Plains, NY 10601-4201840

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This local DSS office serves residents in these zipcodes:

  • 10502
  • 10504
  • 10510
  • 10522
  • 10523
  • 10528
  • 10530-33
  • 10545
  • 10562
  • 10570
  • 10573
  • 10577
  • 10580
  • 10583
  • 10591
  • 10594
  • 10595
  • 10601-7
  • 10706

If you do not live in one of these areas, check this listing to find your local office.


Customer Service: (914) 995-3333 – This connects to a detailed phone message covering services at all locations.

Leysa Marinez
Program Administrator Re-entry Services 
Westchester County Dept. of Corrections & Department of Social Services

Dir. of Temp. Assistance: Michael Catalano
(914) 995-5938
Dir. of Child Welfare: Linda Sala
(914) 995-5027

Hours of operation

8:30am-5:00pm M-F except holidays