Planning to help you achieve your goals and objectives
Contact Margaret Valenzuela, Director Independent Living and Benefits Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-228-7457 (voice), 866-933-5390 (VP/TTY)
Our Independent Living Team can work with you to mutually explore your independent living needs and develop a plan to help you achieve your goals and objectives including: budgeting and financial services, housing information and advocacy and peer-to-peer support.
The Independent Living Team assists consumers in all areas of benefits, such as Social Security Disability Benefits (SSI, SSDI) DSS Benefits, SNAP, HEAP, Temporary (cash) Assistance, and Medicaid or Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities.
Guidance is available if you are receiving Unemployment Benefits, Workman’s Compensation, ACCES-VR services, Para Transit transportation, Medicaid transportation, home health aide services and Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program. Services are provided
WILC staff members provide information, counseling, guidance and understanding but it is the consumer, you, who makes the choices toward the pursuit of your personal objectives.