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Family Peer Support and Advocacy

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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
1-855-373-2122 Toll Free
1-855-373-2123 TTD/TTY

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

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

COMBAT HEROIN and Prescription Drug Abuse
1-877-846-7369 Toll Free

Individual and Family Support Unit - Justice Center
1-800-624-4143 Toll Free
7-1-1 and give operator 1-800-624-4143 NY Relay

NY Connects
1-800-342-9871 Toll Free

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

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