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NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

www.opwdd.ny.gov

Description

The NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is responsible for coordinating services for more than 128,000 New Yorkers with developmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, and other neurological impairments. It provides services directly and through a network of approximately 750 nonprofit service providing agencies, with about 80 percent of services provided by the private nonprofits and 20 percent provided by state-run services.

Contact Information

Address

44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229

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Web:

www.opwdd.ny.gov

Phone:

7-1-1, NY Relay
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NY Connects
1-800-342-9871

Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
1-800-799-4889 TTY

Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
1-800-638-5163, TTD/TTY
1-800-342-3720, NY Relay

Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
1-855-373-2122 Toll Free
1-855-373-2123 TTD/TTY

Home of Your Own (HOYO) Program
(518) 473-1973

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Information Line
1-866-946-9733 Toll Free
7-1-1 NY Relay

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council