POSITION: Minority Outreach Specialist RESPONSIBLITIES: Researches and maintains well-organized, accurate, up-to-date information on referral services. To outreach and network with various agencies, churches, civic groups and others serving the minority community to improve access to services for minorities with disabilities. Empower consumers by exploring options, setting goals and teaching self-advocacy skills. Organizes or facilitates workshops, […]
This short film “Calling for Home Care” is part of our fight to demand increased wages and benefits for home care workers across the state.
Accessible restaurants in Putnam that are offering delivery, pick-up or other accomodations for food delivery.
WILC/PILS are consumer controlled nonresidential centers for independent living, which provides information and advocacy to persons with disabilities. In addition, WILC/PILS operates a Regional Resources Development Services Program (seven counties). The goal of this Program is to develop home and community-based services and supports needed by individuals and family members who experience a disability. POSITION: […]
Margaret Nunziato, Executive Director, is interviewed.
Learn more about housing discrimination, breaking down barriers, fair housing rights and upcoming webinars.
9.15.2020 RISE UP! Community. Connection. Culture. NYAPRS Annual conference will be held virtually in recognition of the isolating consequences of social distancing and quarantine required by COVID-19 as well as our long overdue need to confront the pervasive impact of racisms in ourselves, our systems and our culture. September 22 to October 1. Visit NYAPRS […]
Click here for the list of the NYS County Board of Elections March 11, 2020 County’s are listed in alphabetical order and include the address, phone, fax and email to contact for information.
Accessible attractions, lodging, and restaurants with accessible accommodations.
Full time, 35 hours per week, with benefits RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Conduct eligibility screenings to individuals seeking wavier services in the region; 2. Assist with the review and tracking of service plans and team meeting packets submitted; 3. Review, track and monitor Serious Reportable Incidents and Recordable Incidents for the LHV; 4. Review, track and monitor […]
Full time, 35 hours per week, with benefits RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Conduct eligibility screenings to individuals seeking wavier services in the region; 2. Provides information and referral to services available to individuals with disabilities in the lower Hudson Valley; 3. Assist with preparation and submission of all reports and tracking forms as needed; 4. Maintain files […]
A Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities and their Families
Documenting your child’s progress during the shutdown
Documentar el Progreso de su Hijo
Click here to watch the video Living with a Brain Injury during COVID and better understand the challenges.
Click her for the full list of the New York State County Board of Elections. County’s are listed in alphabetical order and include the address, phone, fax and email to contact for information.
The next general election will be held on November 3, 2020. Please read the info below on the dates you need to apply for an absentee ballot. Each application ballot has this information on WHEN you need to apply: This application must either be personally delivered to your county board of elections not later than […]
April 15, 2020 The Disability and Health Program is committed to providing resources and information to stakeholders supporting people with disabilities, their families, and professionals who support them.
April 16, 2020 The Social Security Administration announced today that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will receive automatic Economic Impact Payments directly from the Treasury Department. Treasury anticipates these automatic payments no later than early May.