Person centered approach to community based services and supports
Contact Aimee Parks, Program Manager for NY Connects, No Wrong Door, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or toll free 866-715-4700 (phone), 914-259-8036 (VP).
NY Connects can work with anyone who needs information, assistance or to explore their options regarding long term services and supports – children or adults with disabilities, older adults, family members and caregivers, friends, or neighbors, veterans, and helping professionals.
WILC’s free NY Connects information and referral line, 866-715-4700, is open for business in seven counties in the lower Hudson Valley: Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster.
NY Connects is a locally based “No Wrong Door” system that provides one stop access to free, objective, comprehensive information and assistance for people of all ages needing long term services and supports. The program links individuals of all ages to long term services and supports regardless of payment source; whether it be private pay, public or a combination of both.
Community long term services and supports are designed to help people remain healthy and independent. Examples include:
Personal Care Services
Home safety and accessibility
Education and Counseling
Independent living skills
Building occupational skills
Behavioral health/developmental support
Intellectual and development disability support and services
Mental health services
Substance use disorder
Health and wellness
Abuse prevention and protection
Managing chronic conditions
Building community relations