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Disability Resource Clearinghouse and Navigators

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

Description

The Justice Center’s Disability Resource Clearinghouse provides information about disability-related programs, services, laws and regulations. This Clearinghouse links to resources from local, state, federal and national agencies, as well as nonprofit organizations. 

NEED FURTHER ASSISTANCE?

If you cannot find the information you need, call a Disability Navigator toll-free at 1-800-624-4143.  Relay users, please dial 7-1-1 or email infoassistance@justicecenter.ny.gov.  

Websites

Hotlines

  • 1-800-624-4143, Toll Free
  • 7-1-1, NY Relay Ada Accessible

Categories

AccessibilityAlternative Employment OptionsAlternative Schools/Trade Schools/BOCESAssistive TechnologyDisability RightsEarly ChildhoodEmploymentEmployment SupportsHousing SupportsIndependent LivingLong-Term Care (LTC)Medical/Physical HealthResidential Care/PlacementsSpecial Education ClassificationsSpecial Education/IEP/504 a or bTransitions to AdulthoodTransportation

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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

Family/Youth Support and Peer Advocacy

Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.

Financial Assistance

Help given to a person or organization in the form of money, loans, reduced taxes, etc.

Legal/Civil Rights/Protective Services

Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.

Training and Technical Assistance

Planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of activities designed to achieve specific learning objectives and help resolve problems.

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