Services for Developmentally Disabled

Amherst Adult Day Services, 370 John James Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY (716) 689-1403, www.amherst.ny.us Program of the Town of Amherst Department of Senior Services, which provides activities and programs to adults (age 18 and older) who are physically disabled, cognitively impaired or socially isolated.

Aspire, 2356 North Forest Rd., Getzville, NY 14068, tel. (716) 838-0047, www.aspirewny.org Adult day services, children’s services, employment services, school to adult life transition, healthcare, housing service coordination, recreation. Medicaid Service Coordination and Respite, tel. (716) 505-5830

Aurora Adult Day Services, 101 King St.-Suite B, East Aurora, NY 14052, (716) 7652-4269, www.auroraadultdayservices.org Professionally supervised program that provides social, educational & recreational activities.

Autism Services, Inc., 40 Hazelwood Dr., Amherst, NY 14228, tel. (716) 631-5777, www.autismservices.org Services include: Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC); Plan of Care Support Services (PCSS); Respite; At-home Residential Habilitation/ Family Education and Training; Environmental Modifications; Adaptive Technology; Sibling Support Group; Lending Resource Library.

Baker Victory Services, 780 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, NY 14218, (716) 828-9500, www.bakervictoryservices.org Provides a wide range of services to children, youth & families in need, which include educational, residential, outpatient, adoption, foster care & dental services.

Bornhava, 25 Chateau Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14226, (716) 839- 1655, www.bornhava.com Early intervention & preschool program for children with developmental disabilities.

Cantalician Center for Learning. Pre-School Program & School Age Program-2049 George Urban Blvd., Depew , NY 14043, (716) 901-8700;

Community Services- 665 Hertel Ave., tel. (716) 901-8900, www.cantaliciancenter.org An educational, rehabilitative and occupational facility for the developmentally and physically disabled.

Center for Self Advocacy, Inc., P.O. Box 386, 725 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, NY 14207, (716) 316-2394, www.centersa.org Help people with developmental disabilities work, advocate within their community and have an independent, productive lifestyle.

Claddagh Commission Incorporated, P.O. Box 266, Derby, NY 14047, tel. (716) 947-5857, www.claddaghcommission.org Dedicated to providing services that include residential services, family support, nursing, supportive work opportunities, and service coordination in a family-like setting.

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled, 180 Oak St., Buffalo, NY 14203, tel. (716) 883-8888, www.csdd.info Service Coordinators provide assistance in regards to employment, housing, emergency shelter, in-home services, community-based services, specialty services (i.e., family services, senior services).

Continuing DevelopmentallyServices (CDS Monarch, Inc.), 860 Hard Rd. Webster, NY 14580, Tel (585) 341-4600, www.cdunistel.org A leading service and employment provider for individuals with developmental disabilities, in Upstate NY.

DD Info Link, (a program of the Olmsted Center for Sight), (888) 696-9211 or 2-1-1, www.ddinfolink.org This website provides information about all non-profit and government agencies that provide services for people with developmental disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them. Search by keyword, category, or program/agency name.

Early Childhood Direction Center, c/o Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, 219 Bryant St., Buffalo, NY 14222-9988, tel. (716)880-3875 or 800-462-7653, www.wchob.org/ecdc Provides support in the form of free information, referral and technical assistance to families, professionals and community agencies concerning children (birth-5 years old) with suspected or diagnosed delays or disabilities.

Grace Community Services, 1788 Penfield Rd., Penfield, NY 14526, tel. 585-672-2749, www.gracecommunityservices.com Provides a variety of services to help individuals enrich their lives, whether in Grace Community homes, or in the community.

Heritage Centers, 101 Oak St., Buffalo, NY 14203, tel. (716) 856-4201, www.heritagecenters.org Programs include: Allentown Industries (prepares individuals for a place in the workforce), educational programs for children, and in-home support services. Employ full-time attorneys who offer consultation, representation and advocacy to the developmentally disabled and their families regarding SSD, SSI, Medicaid/Medicare, Eligibility services through the Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, legal guardianship, supplemental needs and consumer debt.

Heritage Christian Services, 3790 Commerce Court, Suite 800, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, (716) 743-2020, www.heritagechristianservices.org Serve children and adults with developmental disabilities through its homes, day programs, and respite care and service coordination.

Learning Disabilities Association of WNY, 2555 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217, tel. 716-874-7200, www.ldaofwny.org Provide an array of supports and services to individuals with learning disabilities, coordination (case management), leisure skill building, job coaching, residential services, art studio and gallery.

Link Service Coordination, 33 Randwood Ct., Getzville, NY 14068. tel. (716) 688-4883, www.linkservicecoordination.org Provide objective, unbiased, quick response service coordination to individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages.

Lord of Life Adult Day Health Center, 1025 Borden Rd., Depew, NY 14043, tel. (716) 668-8000, www.lordoflife.us Social day program for adults which provides nursing, nutrition, transportation, personal care and caregiver services.

Lutheran Service Society of New York, 6680 Main St., Williamsville, NY 14221, tel. (716) 631-9212, www.lssofny.org A private, not-for profit social service agency that offers a variety of services to individuals, families, and children with developmental disabilities.

OPWDD Region 1 – Western Front Door Contact, 1-800-487- 6310 For Individuals new to OPWDD services, individuals with an approved eligibility determination who has never received OPWDD services, and OPWDD eligible individuals that receive only MSC and/or FSS services.

People, Inc., 1219 North Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14231, tel. (716) 634-8132, www.people-inc.org Provide children’s services, senior services, disabilities services, health services, community outreach, employment services, day services, residential services..

PRALID, 2 Townline Circle, Rochester, NY 14623, tel. 585-442- 6420, www.pralid.org Provides programs that are developed to address the unique needs of each individual served.

Preschool Learning Center, 393 North St., Springville, NY 14141, tel. (716) 592-9331, www.preschoollearningcenter.org Serves children in a center-based program as well as therapeutic and special education services in their homes or in other community-based settings.

Rivershore, an affiliate of People, Inc., 765 Cayuga St., Lewiston, NY 14092, 716-754-7272, www.rivershore.org Support people living with disabilities as they pursue and achieve a meaningful life.

Robert Warner M.D. Center for Children with Special Needs, 219 Bryant St., Buffalo, NY 14222, tel. (716) 878-1260, www.wchob.org/services Provides comprehensive rehabilitation services consisting of diagnostic, evaluative and therapeutic services to children in Western New York.

SKIP of NY (Sick Kids {Need} Involved People), 2805 Wehrle Dr., Buffalo, NY 14221, tel. (716) 626-2222, www.skipofny.org Helps developmentally disabled children get home from hospitals and institutions to live with their families and participate in their schools and communities.

Southeast Works, 181 Lincoln St., Depew, NY 14043, (716) 683-7100, www.southeast-works.org Provides a variety of services and programs including: supported employment out in the community, pre-vocational services/workshops, family support services, vocational case management, Medicaid service coordination, remedial academics through computers, day habitation services, residential habilitation, self-advocacy, community residences, recreation, respite and transportation.

Suburban Adult Services, Inc. (SASi), 960 West Maple Court. Elma, NY 14059, tel. (716) 805-1555, www.sasinc.org Not for profit organization which provides physically and mentally challenged individuals programs which include: employment training & placement, clinical and habilitation services, 24 hour residential care facilities, service coordination, recreation & therapeutic horsemanship.

Western New York Independent Living, Inc. (WNYIL), 3108 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214, tel. (716) 836-0822, www.wnyil.org Assists in enhancing quality of life with programs that offer: independent living skills, advocacy, peer counseling, self help, leadership development, family support. They also offer a Client Assistance Program (CAP) which offers support and advocacy in regards to vocational rehabilitation, and a Transportation Program.