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Family Peer Support and Advocacy

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Sibling Resources

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ACCES-VR (Vocational Rehabilitation)


Become part of a growing network of adult siblings of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and take advantage of up-to-date information resources and training opportunities about issues impacting siblings every day!

This website contains resources for siblings across the lifespan, networking opportunities and (coming in October 2017) self-paced online learning modules on future planning, sibling support & advocacy and  navigating the system.



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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
800-624-4143 Toll Free

Become a Family Peer Advocate (FPA)
1-888-326-8644 Toll Free

Individual and Family Support - Justice Center
1-800-624-4143 Toll Free

NY Connects
1-800-342-9871 Toll Free

Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Training
1-877-846-7369 Toll Free

Pre- and Post-Adoption Services
888-354-1342 Toll Free

Regional Addiction Resources
1-877-846-7369 Toll Free

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