Health and Human Services

Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

TOP Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
Our Mission
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We help people with developmental disabilities live richer lives.

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Core Services
Core Services
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The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities assists people with developmental disabilities and their families in gaining access to high-quality services and supports tailored to each person’s unique needs.

OPWDD strives to provide services and supports in settings that are appropriate to each person’s needs with a particular emphasis on supports that promote inclusion and integration and offer full access to the greater community. Our services include:  Home and Community Based Services which include Medicaid-funded long-term care services such as habilitation, clinical services and residential opportunities; Employment services including, prevocational services, the Pathway to Employment job readiness program, Employment Training Program (ETP), and a Supported Employment Program (SEMP).  OPWDD also offers supports for independent and community living as well as family support services.

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Who We Serve
Who We Serve
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The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities coordinates services for New Yorkers with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing services directly and through a network of over 500 nonprofit agencies across the state. Nearly 40,000 people receive housing supports in the form of group homes or other community-based settings and over 28,000 are enrolled in work-related services and/or supported employment.

 

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Contact Information
Contact Information

For individuals with hearing impairment use NY Relay System 7-1-1

1-866-946-9733

44 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12229