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 […]
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 […]
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.
Attend virtually and learn the basics of banking, saving tips and how to manage money to attain and maintain financial security.
We are celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program! This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program. President Woodrow Wilson signed the Smith-Fess Act of 1920, also known as the Industrial Rehabilitation Act and referred to as “The National Civilian Vocational Rehabilitation Act,” into law June 2, 1920. The […]
1.2020 Listen to this moving and thought provoking clip as John Robinson, the keynote speaker at Westchester County’s Annual Human Rights Day Breakfast, recounts the discrimination he faced during his job search after graduating from college. Further, he powerfully discusses the hurdles he faced while being employed including being denied the top prize in a […]
10.1.2019 Affordable/Accessible Rental Units Hillcrest Commons Phase 2, Carmel WILC/PILS is in a contractual agreement with Hillcrest Commons Phase 2 in Carmel, an affordable housing development for seniors and frail disabled (their description) 55+. We have 12 set aside units and are given priority for referrals for these units. The deadline for applications is October […]
9.23.2019 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. […]
9.16.2019 September is National Service Dog Month Information, Guidance and Training on how to implement the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to support the ADA mission to “assure equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.” ADA specialists in each of the ten Regional ADA Centers provide […]
NYAIL, the New York Association on Independent, recently created a map and directory of all the Independent Living Centers in New York State. CLick here to view or print NYAIL ILC’s list and NYS map
1.22.2019 As a longstanding supporter of equality, diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace, I recently wrote to a number of major corporations that our state pension fund invests in regarding disability inclusion. Companies that embrace an inclusive workplace have access to a bigger pool of talent. In addition, a recent study “Getting to Equal: The Disability […]
1.22.2019 Despite the ongoing shutdown, Congress passed the Medicaid Extenders Act this week. On Thursday, the Senate passed the Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 (H.R. 259). Now the bill has passed both the House and Senate, and is awaiting the President’s signature. It provides three-month extensions of both Medicaid home and community based services (HCBS) […]
11.8.2018 – This November, Putnam Independent Living Services Recognizes National Diabetes Awareness Month and the Role of Inclusion in Prevention This month-long campaign highlights a critical need for disability inclusion in diabetes prevention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the rate of diabetes cases in the United States has nearly tripled […]