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 […]
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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 […]
11.7.2019 Westchester County Westchester Independent Living Center is a consumer-controlled, non-residential organization that provides information and advocacy services to persons with disabilities. In collaboration with ACCES-VR, provide an enhanced component of service delivery for consumers with disabilities that promotes self-reliance, recovery, self-advocacy, self-image, and self-determination/self-sufficiency. Provide emotional support and information and facilitate linkages to community […]
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. […]
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
Putnam Independent Living Services is a consumer controlled, nonresidential center for independent living providing information and advocacy to persons with disabilities, their families, and individuals or agencies serving them. Our services are provided through a self-help model. We are located in Brewster, New York. POSITION: Administrative Assistant POSTED: July 26, 2018 SALARY: Full-time, $15.00 – […]
WILC is a consumer controlled, nonresidential center for independent living, which provides information and advocacy to persons with disabilities. In addition, WILC operates a Waiver 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 disability so that […]
Part-time or Full-time position: $15 – $17 per hour, commensurate with experience RESPONSIBLITIES: Researches and maintains well-organized, accurate, up-to-date, information on benefits, entitlements and community services. Provides benefits consultation and assists consumers, especially those with mental illness, in obtaining their entitlements. Provides individual advocacy services and/or peer advisement as needed. Empower consumers by exploring options, […]
JOB SUMMARY: To serve as the Certified Ombudsman Intake and administrative specialist for the New York State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, Region 4 (Putnam, Rockland, Westchester). REPORTS TO: Ombudsman Program Director. Secondarily to Executive Director DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Handles bulk of NYS Long Term Care Ombudsman Program administrative duties. Conducts all phone screenings for […]
JOB SUMMARY: To serve as the Certified Ombudsman Program Specialist for the New York State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, Region 4 (Putnam, Rockland, Westchester). REPORTS TO: Ombudsman Program Director Secondarily to Executive Director DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Handles bulk of NYS Long Term Care Ombudsman Program complaints and case investigations, including the case work […]
The Westchester Independent Living Center (WILC) has been awarded a Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation 2013 Quality of Life grant in the amount of $6,000 in the Adaptive Sports category to support the New York Rollin’ KNICKS Basketball Team. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Quality of Life grants program was conceived by the late […]
60 Minutes Response December 7, 2016 Twenty six years after the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), persons with disabilities continue to face huge obstacles in achieving their fundamental right to full inclusion within all areas of their communities. Regrettably, the producers of the December 4th 60 Minutes segment addressing the Americans with […]
October 22, 2016 Amelia Brown Luke Skau Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Ava Fiacco Governor of New York State NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 RE: S.7873-B / A.9835-B; NYS Medical Indemnity Fund Dear Governor Cuomo, As an organization that advocates for persons with disabilities and families of neurologically injured children who are enrolled in […]