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Physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional impairments, illnesses or injuries that prevent or interfere with an individual's ability to perform intellectual or physical tasks that are normally within the range of human capability, or which significantly limit one's mobility or level of activity.

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ACCESS TO HOME PROGRAMProvides safety and comfort measures for low to moderate income disabled homeowners or those living with a disabled family member. Offers an array of home accessibility improvements which include installation of ramps, lifts and handrails, expanded doorways and more.SuffolkACCESS TO HOME PROGRAMCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
ADAPTED SPORTS AND RECREATIONOffers teens through adults with physical disabilities opportunities to participate in a variety of adapted sports and recreational activities. Activities may include golf, downhill skiing, gardening, sailing, kayaking, softball, water skiing, yoga, gliding, fishing, rowing and hand cycling. Member of Disabled Sports USA and Paralympic Sports Club.ADAPTED SPORTS AND RECREATIONHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL
ADULT ALLERGY AND ASTHMAEvaluates, counsels and treats, adults with allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and rhino sinusitis, asthma, allergic skin diseases and allergies to medications, food and insect stings.NassauADULT ALLERGY AND ASTHMA COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvides a protection and advocacy system for individuals and their families with chronic diseases or developmental and other disabilities. Offers individual assistance, including court representation, information and referral to clients and their families, legal advocacy, and systems and legislative advocacy.WestchesterHEALTH ADVOCACY PROJECTLEGAL SERVICES OF THE HUDSON VALLEY
Advocacy ServicesProvides advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families regarding school-related issues, or any area where the client is in need of advocacy.DutchessAdvocacy ServicesTACONIC RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENCE
Advocacy ServicesAdvocates for the legal rights and the change of legislation regarding issues which impact the poor in New York state, and find just cause when local or county government is not correcting a problem.AlbanyRIGHTS ADVOCACYEMPIRE JUSTICE CENTER
Alcohol/Drug Abuse ServicesProvides housing for men who are in recovery from severe alcohol and/or drug addiction. Most residents are referred from treatment facilities or programs, courts, or correctional institutions. Also includes men who also suffer from mental illness or a chronic/serious medical condition along with an alcohol/drug addiction. Offers a private furnished bedroom with access to all common area, local phone service and cable television. Residents dine together, and participate in daily chores, food shopping, dinner preparation and cleanup, yard work and maintenance projects. All residents must attend a 12-step program and be enrolled in an outpatient or day-treatment program.WestchesterALCOHOL AND DRUG ADDCITION REOVERY HOUSEFESSENDEN HOUSE
Assistive Aid/Equipment ServicesOffers special services for those with disabilities, such as large print or Braille for the blind or seniors, special notifications and assistance to homes which have someone who is chronically ill, frail elderly, oxygen dependent, or disabled. Also has a program designed specifically for senior citizens for information and referral to government aid programs, safety tips, saving money on the energy bill, printed materials, and bill paying options which might save them money.WestchesterSPECIAL SERVICES PROGRAMCON EDISON
BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER/COLON CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING AND TESTINGOffers full genetic counseling and genetic testing services for patients with breast or ovarian cancer, colon cancer of a family history of cancer. A complete family history is obtained for risk assessment. Dominant inheritance risk of transmission to offspring and probabilities of developing disease are discussed. The significance of negative and positive test results are reviewed.NassauBREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER/COLON CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING AND TESTING COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
CARE COORDINATIONProvides case care management aimed at promoting safe, independent community living to Nassau County families and individuals with psychiatric and/or medical disabilities. develops individualized care plans and makes referrals to needed support services.NassauCARE COORDINATIONMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
Caregiver ServicesProvides in-home respite care services for caregivers of frail or disabled seniors. Also offers references to help caregivers, such as pamphlets, books, online resources, etc.FranklinCAREGIVER SUPPORT AND RESPITE SERVICESOFFICE FOR THE AGING IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS PROGRAM/PHCP; PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN'S PROGRAMProvides medical evaluations at state approved specialty centers for children 0-21 years of age with chronic health problems. Offers financial assistance to meet individual health care needs. Provides information to families of chronically ill children (0-21 years of age) about community based programs for children with special health care needs. Services provided include outpatient care, medication, medical equipment, orthotics and hearing aids.SuffolkCHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS PROGRAM/PHCP; PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN'S PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
COMMUNITY HABILITATIONOffers services that focus on training for community integration and independent living. Limited hours.SuffolkCOMMUNITY HABILITATIONUCP OF LONG ISLAND
Dental Care ServicesProvides full scope of dental services to individuals with physical, developmental and psychiatric disabilities or complex medical conditionsRocklandDENTAL MEDICINE PROGRAMHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL 1
DISABLED PARKING PERMITSAdministers the distribution of NYS disabled parking permits and waivers.SuffolkHUMAN SERVICES ADMINISTRATION-DIVISION OF THE DISABLED/THERAPEUTIC RECREATIONTOWN OF ISLIP
Disease/Disability Care ServicesTherapeutic and recreational horseback riding. A physical therapist is available for those needing physical assistance. Competitions are available to participants with disabilities.OrangeDISEASE/DISABILITY CARE SERVICESWINSLOW THERAPEUTIC CENTER
Disease/Disability Care ServicesSenior center with programs for older adults with developmental disabilities Social and recreational activities Medication and nutrition monitoring Nurse on staff Physical and occupational therapy.RocklandSENIOR CENTERARC OF ROCKLAND
DIVISION OF MEDICAL GENETICSProvides diagnosis and treatment for adults and children with inherited and sporadic genetic disorders. Special programs include: Prenatal Genetic Counseling, Lysosomal Storage Disease Program, Familial Cancer Risk Counseling, Neurofibromatosis Clinic, Huntington Disease Predictive Testing, Marfan Syndrome and Craniofacial Center.NassauDIVISION OF MEDICAL GENETICS COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
Employment ServicesThis program provides online computer training, counseling and job placement for people with disabilities, and others seeking work in either temporary or permanent employment with local corporations, agencies or organizations.WestchesterGOOD TEMPSGOODWILL INDUSTRIES-GOOD TEMPS
Employment ServicesVocational education, job search and other services to eligible individuals with disabilities to enable them to achieve independence through education, training, employment and support.RocklandVOCATIONAL TRAININGACCES-VR (ADULT CAREER AND CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES-VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION) - ROCKLAND
Employment ServicesProvides vocational and job skills assessments, counseling, guidance, and training services to individuals with disabilities. The agency also links these individuals to a range of resources within the Department of Education and other agencies for those requiring other services.FranklinVOCATIONAL TRAININGADULT CAREER AND CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES-VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (ACCES-VR) - NORTH COUNTRY
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program, CDPAP, is available in Warren, Washington, and Essex Counties. Under the guidance of the NYS Department of Health, CDPAP is an alternative home care option which provides Medicaid eligible individuals with a medical need the opportunity to remain in their homes, direct the care they receive, and choose the person that will be caring for them. This model promotes greater flexibility, freedom of choice, and responsibility for the consumer or a designated other to direct their own care.WarrenCONSUMER DIRECTED PERSONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CDPAP)COMMUNITY, WORK AND INDEPENDENCE
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. The Cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted. SullivanHEAP (HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM)SULLIVAN COUNTY DIVISION OF HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. The cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted.DutchessHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)DUTCHESS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS)
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. The Cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted. PutnamHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)PUTNAM COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS) AND MENTAL HEALTH
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesFederally funded program that issues heating benefits to supplement a household’s annual energy cost. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit for households in a heat or heat related energy emergency. Additionally, HEAP offers a heating equipment repair and/or replacement benefit for homeowners with inoperable heating equipment. HEAP is an income eligibility program.RocklandHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)ROCKLAND COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. The cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted.UlsterHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)ULSTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe low income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program administered by the Westchester County Department of Social Services that assists eligible low-income, elderly and disabled residents with home heating costs. A cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted.WestchesterHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)WESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesAPPLICATION OPEN DATES 2019-2020 Regular Heap: November 12, 2019 Emergency HEAP: January 2, 2020-March 16, 2020 Heating Equipment Repair/Replacement HEAP: November 4, 2019-September 30, 2020 Air Conditioning: May 1, 2020-August 31, 2020 Clean and Tune Benefit: November 4, 2019-September 30, 2020 Assists low-income households pay their heating energy bills and other related services during winter months. January 3, 2017 - March 15, 2017 No notices, Emergency benefit payments, or guarantee of Emergency benefits may be issued before January 3, 2017. This includes ten-day hold requests from utility companies based on anticipated Emergency HEAP payments. Heating emergencies prior to January 3 must be resolved with Regular benefits. Households with heat- related emergencies must be referred to other programs or make payment arrangements with utility companies as appropriate. HEATING EQUIPMENT & REPAIR (HERR) Replacement maximum $6,500 (once in 10 years). Repair maximum $3,000 per HERR season. COOLING ASSISTANCE COMPONENT Provides air conditioners for income-eligible individuals who suffer from a medical condition exacerbated by extreme heat. RocklandHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP) / COOLING ASSISTANCE COMPONENTROCKLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesHelps customers pay for energy emergencies such as fuel bills, repairs to heating equipment, home weatherization and water heater replacements. The American Red Cross administers the program by receiving applications, determining eligibility, and distributing the funds.TompkinsPROJECT SHARENEW YORK STATE ELECTRIC AND GAS CORPORATION (NYSEG)
Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution ServicesProvides a Client Choice Food Pantry as well as a food pantry for people with special dietary needs such as hypertension, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, cancer or heart disease.UlsterCLIENT CHOICE AND SPECIAL NEEDS FOOD PANTRYCATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF ULSTER COUNTY
Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution ServicesFood pantry available for special dietary needs a doctor's referral required such as hypertension, diabetes, or AIDS/HIV.UlsterSPECIAL NEEDS FOOD PANTRYSAINT JOSEPH'S MISSION CHURCH
HANDICAPPED RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMProvides home improvement services for the handicapped. Also provides services for removal of architectural barriers to the handicapped.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
Home Care ServicesProvides grants for home modification to increase accessibility for eligible individuals who are disabled.OrangeLONG TERM CARE SERVICESINDEPENDENT LIVING
Home Care ServicesOffers a variety of home care services for Medicaid recipients who are elderly, infirmed or disabled. Some services include personal care, case and care management, personal emergency response devices, long-term home care for individuals who are eligible for a nursing home, but choose to stay at home. Home care services are physician ordered and supervised by a registered nurse, and services are rendered by licensed providers who are contracted and monitored the Dept. of Social Services.WestchesterNURSING HOME WITHOUT WALLSWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Home Improvement/Repair ServicesProvides minor home repairs which enables people to continue to live independently For people 60 years and over and all people with disabilities.RocklandCHORE SERVICE PROGRAMBRiDGES
Housing ServicesProvides affordable rental apartments to low income seniors and those individuals with disabilities and families.FranklinAFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSINGTUPPER LAKE HOUSING AUTHORITY
Housing ServicesProvides safe and affordable private housing for individuals with disabilities who have the ability to live independently. Each person has their own room and share the common areas. Residents are encouraged to have part or full time employment. Case management is available to help individuals establish goals.WestchesterAFFORDABLE SPECIAL NEEDS HOUSINGA-HOME
Housing ServicesOffers rent control for individuals with disabilities and who have qualified for SSDI, SSI, Disability Pension or Compensation by the US Department of Veterans Affairs.WestchesterDISABILITY RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION PROGRAM (DRIE)NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL - WESTCHESTER
Housing ServicesProvides assistance in locating accessible housing for people with disabilities.DutchessHousing ServicesTACONIC RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENCE
Housing ServicesOffers low-cost housing to low income individuals who qualify and have been diagnosed with a medical or mental health disability.WestchesterLOW INCOME HOUSINGSHARING COMMUNITY
Housing ServicesProvides government subsidized housing to low income seniors, families and individuals with disabilities. Housing is located in various areas in Schroon Lake, Port Henry, Elizabeth Town and Indian LakeEssexSUBSIDIZED HOUSINGBALDWIN ADK-MOUNTAIN MEADOWS
Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals to individuals with disabilities and their families to resources and services available in the community. Also provides information in various formats regarding the issues of physical and developmental disabilities. Housing advocacy is provided to consumers to discuss housing issues.WestchesterDISABILITY RESOURCE INFORMATIONWESTCHESTER DISABLED ON THE MOVE
Information/Referral ServicesMaintains a list of rental housing options for people with disabilities, and landlord contact information.SullivanHOUSING LISTACTION TOWARD INDEPENDENCE
Information/Referral ServicesA parent-staffed disability and health information center that works with families of children who have disabilities and special health care needs. Provides information, support and matches parents experiencing challenges with other parents who have similar experiences. Helps families to access and coordinate resources and community services.WestchesterONE-TO-ONE MATCHESWESTCHESTER INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
JEWISH GENETIC DISEASE PROGRAMCertain inherited diseases occur more frequently in a given ethnic or racial group than in the general population. The Jewish Genetic Disease Program provides education, genetic screening, genetic counseling and clinical services for individuals or families commonly affected by these diseases. Fanconi Anemia (Type C), Tay-Sachs Disease, Canavan Diseases, Niemann-Pick Disease, Bloom Syndrome,Mucolipodosis (Type lV), Gaucher Disease (Type l), Familial Dysautonomia and Cystic Fibrosis are among the many genetic diseases that have been tested.NassauJEWISH GENETIC DISEASE PROGRAM COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
JOINT EMERGENCY PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSProvides a database of individuals who require emergency evacuation assistance during disasters. If you are included in this database, you will be informed about which services you are eligible to receive, your personal responsibility in the case of evacuation, what shelter you will be assigned to, if transportation will be provided for you, as well as what you need to listen to or watch regarding the evacuation.SuffolkJOINT EMERGENCY PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE, RESCUE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
LYSOMAL STORAGE DISEASE CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTSProvides comprehensive treatment for patients of all ages with Lysomal Storage Diseases, such as Gaucher Disease, Pompe Disease, Fabry Disease, and Mucopolysaccharide Storage Diseases. Provides all the components of care for patients and their families from initial consultation, testing and diagnosis to follow-up and treatment as well as genetic counseling, carrier screening and prenatal diagnosis.NassauLYSOMAL STORAGE DISEASE CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
Medical Care ServicesThe Children’s Rehabilitation Center is an outpatient pediatric diagnostic and treatment center that provides comprehensive medical and rehabilitative services to children ages birth to 21-years-old with complex physical and developmental disabilities throughout Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess and Orange Counties and the Bronx. The Children’s Rehabilitation Center is located on the same site as the White Plains campus of the John A. Coleman School. Services include: physical, occupational, speech and language pathology, aquatic and feeding therapies. Medical specialties include, but are not limited to: orthopedics, physiatry, ophthalmology, neurology, neonatology, pediatrics and audiology. In addition, brace, orthotic and adaptive equipment clinics, psychological and social work services, and Care at Home case management services are provided. WestchesterCHILDREN'S REHABILITATION CENTERSAINT ELIZABETH SETON CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION
NEUROFIBROMATOSIS CENTERThis multidisciplinary center is comprised of staff from the Divisions of Human Genetics and Pediatric Neurology. Referrals to Orthopedic and Ophthamolic services are coordinated by the genetic counselor, as needed. The Clinic provides diagnosis, management, coordination of medical care, genetic counseling and education.NassauNEUROFIBROMATOSIS CENTER COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVEProvides training, technical assistance mentoring and professional development to schools and educational agencies on behalf of children and young adults, ages 0-21, who are deaf-blind. Also offers networking, resources, information and referral as well as support for families and professionals working with the deaf-blind.NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVENEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVE
Parent/Family Support ServicesProvides support and information to families with special needs children. Also matches parents, by request, with a trained support parent who has a child with a similar disability, chronic illness, or health care concern to help with parenting issues. This helps to build a support network and connect to tools and resources in the community. Also offers speakers to educate health care professionals, teachers, and others who care for children with special needs.ClintonPARENT/FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMPARENT TO PARENT OF NEW YORK STATE-ADIRONDACK AND SEAWAY VALLEY
PEDIATRIC ALLERGIC DISEASESEvaluates and treats children with allergic diseases that include: allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, and eczema. A nurse specialist and social worker provide counseling.NassauPEDIATRIC ALLERGIC DISEASES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASESPediatric specialists, evaluate children with genetically defined, primary immune defects that lead to recurrent serious infection in childhood and adolescents. For these patients, bone marrow transplant or gene therapy, where appropriate, are used for immune reconstitution.NassauPRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesSMART KIDS is a weekend program for K-6 students which offers arts, crafts and recreational activities.RocklandSMART KIDSROCKLAND COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES (RCALD)
Rehabilitation/Habilitation ServicesProvides driver evaluation and training to individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities.RocklandDRIVER EVALUATIONHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL 1
Rehabilitation/Habilitation ServicesEquine assisted therapy offered to people with disabilities seeking speech, physical, or occupational therapy.DutchessREHABILITATION PATIENT SERVICESA HORSE CONNECTION
Residential Care ServicesOffers a long-term residence for adults who need continuous care due to chronic illness/disability, or mental illness with 24-hour supervision, personal care, recreation and case management services.WestchesterADULT RESIDENTIAL CARECRESTVIEW MANOR HOME
SECONDARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY, HIV SERVICESChildren and adolescents with HIV infection and other diseases that lead to secondary, not genetically defined immune defects, are evaluated and treated. Physicians, Nurse Specialists, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers and Laboratory Technologists formulate treatment protocols for these children.NassauSECONDARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY, HIV SERVICES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
Senior Housing ServicesAffordable housing units for low-income seniors or people with disabilities who qualify must be over 40.UlsterAFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS AND DISABLEDPARK HEIGHTS
Senior Housing ServicesAffordable senior housing apartments offering a community room and handicapped accessible units. Adults with disabilities who are income eligible may also apply.UlsterBRINGHAM APARTMENTS SENIOR HOUSINGKINGSTON HOUSING AUTHORITY
Senior Housing ServicesOne bedroom units are avilable for seniors who need affordable housing. Units also available for adults with disabilities who are income eligible.UlsterCOLONIAL GARDENS SENIOR HOUSINGKINGSTON HOUSING AUTHORITY
Senior Housing ServicesProvides a 75 Unit senior citizen low income housing project sponsored by Northern Dutchess Hospital and funded by HUD.DutchessWELLS MANORNORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL
Speaker/Workshop ServicesSchedules speakers for public forums on various medical and rehabilitation topics.WestchesterHEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM SPEAKERSBURKE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
Support Group ServicesGroup for those with disabilities.DutchessSupport Group Services - ampsTACONIC RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENCE
Support ServicesA technical assistance and information center offers free information and referral services to parents and professionals for children (birth-5 years), who have special needs. Areas of assistance include parent training, education and referrals to: evaluation, infant stimulation, preschool special education, therapy (physical, occupational, speech) mental health services, support groups, financial entitlements and recreation, to ensure that children are linked to appropriate services and supports in the least restrictive environment/natural settings. Also provides community training and eduction for general and special education early childhood professionals.WestchesterEARLY CHILDHOOD DIRECTION CENTERWESTCHESTER INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Support ServicesProvides prosthetic hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss.HAIR FOR CHILDRENLOCKS OF LOVE
Support ServicesThe Para Transit system is an alternative, curb-to-curb public transportation designed to "mirror" the Bee-Line fixed-route service in terms of service times and areas. No assistance is provided to individuals between their door and the Para Transit vehicle. Assistance is provided ONLY to help board and exit vehicles. Para Transit is required to provide service only if both the starting point and the destination of a trip are located within 3/4 mile of a Bee Line transit route.WestchesterPARA TRANSIT SYSTEMWESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Support ServicesProvides support and information to families with special needs children. Also matches parents, by request, with a trained support parent who has a child with a similar disability, chronic illness, or health care concern to help with parenting issues. This helps to build a support network and connect to tools and resources in the community. Also offers speakers to educate health care professionals, teachers, and others who care for children with special needs.WestchesterPARENT SUPPORTPARENT TO PARENT OF NEW YORK STATE-HUDSON VALLEY REGION
Transportation ServicesCurbside to curbside paratransit bus service for Rockland County residents who find it difficult to use fixed route bus services. Shared-ride system, passengers may or may not go directly to their destination as there could be several pick-ups and drop-offs along the way. At least two business days required to request ride. Operates only within Rockland County.RocklandTRIPSROCKLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

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