Contact Us

SAMHSA SOAR Technical Assistance Center

345 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Phone: 518-439-7415 x2
Fax: 518-439-7612

General inquiries:
Assistance with SOAR Online Course:
Assistance with SOAR Online Application Tracking (OAT): 

For information about SOAR in your State, see our State Directory!

Management Team

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Kristin Lupfer
Project Director

TA Center Liaison to: IN, TX, and WA
518.439.7415 x5262 


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Jen Elder
National Policy and Partnerships Coordinator

Assistant Director
TA Center Liaison to: MD and DC
518.439.7415 x5256

State Liaisons

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Pam Heine
TA Center Liaison to:
KY, ND, NJ, NV, WI, and WV
518.439.7415 x5228

Abigail Kirkman

Abigail Kirkman
TA Center Liaison to:
CO, CT, DE, IL, 
NY, PA, RI, VA, and VT
518.439.7415 x5226

Amanda Starkey

Amanda Starkey
TA Center Liaison to:

AR, ID, KS, LA, MI, NE, NH, OK, SC, and WY
518.439.7415  x5251

Dazara Ware

Dazara Ware
TA Center Liaison to:
AL, FL, GA, HI, MN, MS, NC, OH, and TN
518.439.7415  x5260

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Dan Coladonato
TA Center Liaison to:
AK, AZ, CA, IA, MO, NM, OR, SD, and UT
518.439.7415  x5241

TA Center Staff

Suzy Sodergren

Suzy Sodergren
Project Associate
518.439.7415  x5254

KC Boone

Kansinya Boone
Project Assistant
518.439.7415  x5264