A family-based organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities



Budget Cuts Hit Group Homes

Fox5 News, September 28, 2020


Budget cuts to NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities set to take effect soon

News 12 WBNG, September 23, 2020


Advocates Fear What Budget Cuts Will Mean for People With Developmental Disabilities

NY1, September 17, 2020


Proposed OPWDD Cuts Will Be Devastating For NY's Most Vulnerable

New City Patch, September 5, 2020


Advocates for New Yorkers with disabilities warn against budget cuts

The Daily Star, September 1, 2020


Cuts could force layoffs, reduce services for people with disabilities

The Times Union, August 27, 2020


N.Y.‘s most vulnerable will suffer if the state cancels funding: disability advocates

New York Daily News, August 24, 2020

As Homes for People With Disabilities Sought to Swiftly Isolate Residents With COVID, State Demanded Days-Long Review

The City, August 5, 2020


Pandemic Upends Lives of People With Developmental Disabilities

Spectrum News, August 4, 2020


Pandemic funding cuts leave lasting effect on programs for those with intellectual, developmental disabilities

News 12 Long Island, July 29, 2020


The ADA Today

Connect NY, July 23, 2020


COVID-19 may be deadlier for group-home residents

Spectrum News, July 23, 2020


Budget Cuts Could Impact Care and Services for Individuals with Developmental Disability

Fox 40, July 9, 2020


The Editorial Board: Washington must help sustain services for the disabled

The Buffalo News, July 6, 2020


Care Design New York: Office for People with Developmental Disabilities budget cuts $75M to care coordinators

News 10, July 1, 2020


NYS Senator, Advocates Urge OPWDD To Reconsider Planned Cuts

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, June 26, 2020


Study: People with IDD living in residential group homes more likely to die from COVID-19

News-Medical.Net, June 25, 2020



Brooklyn Paper, June 16, 2020


People With Developmental Disabilities at Higher Risk for COVID-19

The Mighty, June 9, 2020


Long Island Group Homes For The Disabled Overcome Coronavirus Challenges

The Long Island Press, May 1, 2020


Guardianship Programs See Rising COVID-19 Death Toll

City Limits, April 14, 2020


Coronavirus Update: Caregivers Of The Disabled Sacrificing, Fighting Hard Keep Their Clients Alive

CBS New York, April 10, 2020


COVID-19 kills 3, sickens dozens of others at Bayville group home

Newsday, April 9, 2020


‘It’s Hit Our Front Door’: Homes for the Disabled See a Surge of Covid-19

The New York Times, April 8, 2020