Sprout’s travel program is dedicated to helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities grow through challenging and safe travel experiences and social activities. Sprout operates close to one hundred domestic and international trips every year, Sprout provides its participants many travel opportunities in the company of their peers and with the supervision and support of exceptional Sprout Leaders.
Sprout offers a wide variety of trip options including ever-popular destinations like Lake George, Cape Cod, Atlantic City, Orlando, Virginia Beach and Washington D.C; special theme trips have included Baseball Hall Of Fame, Amusement Parks trip and Cruises. Sprout has also offered international travel to cities in Germany, Italy, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Mexico and many other exciting destinations.
VOYA (Voices of Youth Advisors) is the youth advisory council to Rensselaer County. As a part of VOYA you become a part of the Youth Power network, the New York State network of young people who have been labeled and who are seeking change. VOYA is driven with bringing the perspective of young people who receive cross-system services in Rensselaer County. This council provides a much needed mechanism for youth to have input into the services that are provided and ensures that services and supports in the community are meeting the needs of young people. Through VOYA, young people are able to not only improve their community but also build their personal advocacy and leadership abilities.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides more opportunities and supports for individuals with disabilities to gain skills and prepare for working and earning. This tip sheet provides an overview of the law and provides links to the two agencies that provide vocational rehabilitation in New York State.
Starbridge offers a wide variety of resources and services. Please view the Starbridge website to learn more.
This fact sheet is intended to help Navigators identify what issues are unique to consumers with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). This fact sheet discusses the type of health care providers often needed; prescription needs; therapy types and other supports.
This fact sheet is intended to help Navigators identify issues that are unique to consumers with mental health conditions to assist them in making decisions related to their healthcare coverage. This fact sheet discusses the type of health care providers generally accessed by consumers with mental health needs, as well as medications often taken by individuals with mental health needs.
This video provides motivational advice from individuals that were the first in their families to attend college and/or had little support to get there.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health.
View WIC Sites using our MS Navigator Mapping Tool.
Youth in Progress has regional teams in six different areas of New York State. These teams are comprised of youth in care in New York State that promote positive youth development and support adult/youth partnerships and adolescents in achieving successful outcomes.
View Youth in Progress Regional Associates using our MS Navigator Mapping Tool.
Addictions/Dependencies Support Groups
Addictions/Dependencies Support Groups
Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups
Adoption Counseling and Support Services
Artistic/Creativity Support Groups
Assistive Technology Support Services Expense Assistance
Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups
Case Management - Adult Home Supportive
Case Management - Supportive(SCM)
Child Custody/Support Related Support Groups
College/University Entrance Support
Drug Dependency Support Groups
Emotions Anonymous Support Groups
Employment/Retirement Related Support Groups
Families and Individuals Needing Support
Family Permanent Supportive Housing
Family Prison Visitation Support
Family Support Centers/Outreach
Family Support Recruitment/Referral
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups(GLBTQ)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups
Higher Education Awareness/Support Programs
Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing
In Home Supportive Services Applications(IHSS Applications)
In Home Supportive Services Subsidies(IHSS Subsidies)
In Home Supportive Services Subsidy Recipients(IHSS Supportive Services Subsidy Recipients)
Individual and Family Support Services
Individual Supports and Services(ISS)
Instructional Support Services
Lifestyle/Transition Related Support Groups
Long Term Services and Supports(LTSS)
Mental Health Related Support Groups
Mental Health Support Services
Naturalization Support/Legal Services
Offender/Ex-Offender Support Groups
Older Adult/Disability Related Supportive Housing
Parenting/Family Support Groups
Patient/Family Support Services
Postadoption Counseling and Support
Preadoption Counseling and Support
Secured Supportive Housing Units
Stepfamily/Blended Family Support Groups
Support Housing Community Services
Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities
Supported/Single Room Occupancy(SP-SRO)
Supportive Housing Expense Assistance
Supportive Substance Abuse Services
Wraparound Facilitation/Community Support