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Individuals & Families

Reba McEntire PSA on Accessing OPWDD Services

Employment and Meaningful Activities
Housing Initiatives
Most Integrated Setting Coordinating Council
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People First 1115 Demonstration Waiver

OPWDD is committed to an open line of communication with individuals and families to help people better understand the OPWDD system and what services and supports are available.

This page, or “portal” as it is known, is designed to help visitors easily navigate our website and access the most common materials and information sought by individuals and family member. If what you are looking for is not listed here, this website’s search function can help.

Here you will find information on topics most frequently important to individuals and families, like eligibility, identifying the right supports and services, information about our nonprofit providers, and staying healthy.

In addition to what is provided here, our regional offices are ready to assist you—please choose the contact tab for information. You can also reach OPWDD’s information line by email (people.first@opwdd.ny.gov) or phone (1-866-946-9733; TTY: 1-866-933-4889). The information line is language accessible.

Created on Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 at 1:46 pm.

Last updated on Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 at 1:19 pm.