Services

New York State Office of Mental Retardation
  and Developmental Disabilities

 

Family Support Services Grant Programs
 

   Respite, Family Training, Advocacy, Counseling & Support Services, 
    Crisis Intervention, Voucher Reimbursement, Senior Day Programs,    Recreation, Non-Medicaid Service Coordination

 
Long Island Developmental Disabilities Service Office
415A Oser Avenue
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 434-6000

 

www.omr.state.ny.us

 

INTRODUCTION                                                                                                                                                           
 

This is a comprehensive listing of all Family Support Grants in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Services are funded by the New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (O.M.R.R.D.) through the local Long Island Developmental Disabilities Services Office (L.I.D.D.S.O.). The programs help developmentally disabled Long Islanders and their families.

 

Developmental Disabilities include mental retardation, neurological, impairment, epilepsy, cerebral palsy and autism. Participating individuals must meet the OMRDD eligibility criteria. Eligibility information is available on the OMRDD website under General Information & Publications/Forms.
 

 

THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES THAT ARE PROVIDED:

After School/Respite Program and School Vacation Respite: Provide Services to developmentally disabled children or adults for several hours up to 5 days a week.

Crisis Intervention:Services include behavioral assessment and intervention; training of families; linkage and referral; emergency in-home and out-of-home respite.

Parent Training for DD Parents: Provides parent skills and training for parents with developmental disabilities.
 

Family Counseling, Training & Advocacy:   Provides counseling, training; behavior management and advocacy services for the family and the developmentally disabled person, at the agency site or in the home.

In-Home Respite: Matches trained respite workers with families to provide scheduled care for individuals with developmental disabilities in their homes.

Overnight Freestanding Respite: Scheduled respite in certified agency operated respite homes, weekends or weekdays.
 

Respite Recreation: Provides care through recreation and social activities at various agencies in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Senior Day Programs: Social recreational day programs offered to seniors 45 years and up.
 

Sibling Support: Provides services to siblings through support groups, individual counseling or recreational activities.

Town Recreation: Provides recreation and social activities to town residents  with developmental disabilities.

Voucher/Reimbursement: Families are reimbursed for purchased goods or services for their developmentally disabled person which cannot be funded through other resources. Services in the grant are not reimbursable.
 

Non-Medicaid Service Coordination: Short term service coordination to assist developmentally disabled individuals with the planning for and accessing of desired services and supports.

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AFTER SCHOOL RESPITE PROGRAMS                                                                     
 

 

AGENCY

LOCATION

SERVICE HOURS

POPULATION SERVED

FEE

COMMENTS          

CONTACT PERSON

A-1 Universal Care, Inc.
 


 

Park Avenue School         100 Park Ave. East,  Westbury Tues., Wed., & Fridays

3pm-6pm

 

 

Ages: 5-22 years

Developmentally Disabled
 

 

 

No Fee Nassau County Only

 

 

 

Diana Keller

(516)338-8777

 

 

 

 

 

Association for Children with Down Syndrome

(ACDS)

 

 

Freeport Recreation Center  Merrick Road Freeport Wednesdays
 

4:30pm-7pm

 

 

 

Ages: 5 years & up

Downs Syndrome & Developmentally Disabled

Minimal Fee Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Dance Class Ballet, tap, jazz and modern techniques

Erica Lepurage
 

(516)867-0888

 

             

Association for Children with Downs Syndrome

(ACDS)

 

 

4 Fern Place Plainview
 


 

Thursdays

5:30pm - 8:30pm

 

 

Ages: 15 years & up


Downs Syndrome & Developmentally Disabled

 

 

 

 

 

Minimal Fee Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Mix of sessions in the community and at ACDS. ACDS sessions include a group discussion led by a social worker.

Erica Lepurage

(516)867-0888

 

               

 

Association for Children with Downs Syndrome

(ACDS)

 

 

4 Fern Place Plainview
 


 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

4pm 5:30pm

 

 

Ages: 5 years & older

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

 

 

 

Minimal Fee Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Bicycle Program geared to those with little of no experience bike riding.  This program does not use training wheels.

Erica Lepurage

(516)867-0888

 

               

 

Adults & Children with Learning Disabilities

(ACLD)

 

 

Bethpage Day        Service Center

837 S. Oyster Bay,
Bethpage Respite

 

 

Thurs.& Fri.

3:30 7:30

Sat.& Sun 10-4:15

Ages: 21 years & up

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

 

 

 

Voluntary Fee
 


 

Nassau & Suffolk Counties Colleen Delaney

(631)940-2720
x.239

 

 

Adults & Children with Learning Disabilities
(ACLD)
67 Greenwood Ave.            Bay Shore     or                  300 Main St Bay Shore
 


 

M-F

2:30 pm 5:45 pm

 

 

Ages: 521 years

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

 

 

 

Coordin- ated through school district
 


 

 

 

Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Transportation via school district.
Therapeutic Recreation

Adam Dillon for Greenwood Ave.
(631)665-1900
x. 413

 

Noreen Clemens for Main Street   x.312   
 

 

 

 

     AFTER SCHOOL RESPITE PROGRAMS                                               

 

AGENCY

LOCATION

SERVICE HOURS

POPULATION SERVED

FEE

COMMENTS          

CONTACT PERSON

Bellport Area Community Action Committee, Inc.

(BACAC)

 

 

Frank P.Long School

Brookhaven Ave.    Bellport
 

 

 
 

 

Mon.-Fri. 

3pm-6pm

 

 

Ages: 5-12 years

Developmentally Disabled        

 

 

 

 

 

No Fee South Country School District Only. Donna Curiale
(631) 286-9090  x.305

Tracie Vandina
x.310

 

 

East End Disability Associates, Inc.

(EEDA)

 

 

West Hampton Beach BOCES

215 Old  Riverhead Road
West Hampton

 

 

Mon Fri

 

 

2:45pm-5:45pm

 

Ages: 5-21 years

 

 

Developmentally Disabled

 

No Fee Nassau & Suffolk   Counties

Transportation   via school district.
Therapeutic Recreation

Sean Crowley

(631) 369-7345
x. 121

 

 

East End Disability Associates, Inc.

(EEDA)

 

 

465 Pond Path
Setauket
Mon.-Fri.

 

 

2:45pm 5:45pm

 

Ages: 5-21 years

 

 

Developmentally Disabled

 

No Fee Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Transportation   via school district.
Therapeutic Recreation

Sean Crowley

(631) 369-7345
x. 121

 

 

Economic Opportunity Council

(EOC)

 

 

25 4th Avenue
Suite 101
Bay Shore
Mondays

2-6pm

 

 

Ages: 21 years +

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

 

 

 

No Fee Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Transportation  and lunch provided.

Bumi Ojo

(631) 666-6471

 

 

Family Counseling Services West Hampton Beach M-F

9am 8pm

 

Social Skills

Recreation Respite

 

 

 

Ages: 5-21 years

Developmental  Disorders

 

 

Sliding Scale
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suffolk County Only

Education, advocacy, resource  &  referral

Barbara Silverstein
(631) 288-1954
x. 242

 

voice mail
x.225

 

 

Family Residences & Essential Enterprises, Inc.    (FREE)
 
28 Research
Way East Setauket
 
Mon.-Fri. Afternoons

2:30pm 5pm

 

 

Ages: 12 years & up

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

No Fee Suffolk County Only

Transportation    on limited basis

Laura Croudo

(631) 689-2525
x.2544 

 

 

Family Residences & Essential Enterprises, Inc.

(FREE)

 

 

120 Plant       Avenue
Hauppauge
Mon.-Fri. afternoons

2:30pm 5pm

 

 

Ages: 12 years & up

 Developmentally Disabled

 

 

No Fee Suffolk County Only

Transportation    on limited basis

Laura  Croudo

(631) 689-2525

x. 2544

 

 

 

 

    AFTER SCHOOL RESPITE PROGRAMS                                               

AGENCY

LOCATION

SERVICE HOURS

POPULATION SERVED

FEE      
 

COMMENTS          

CONTACT  PERSON   

Family      Residences

& Essential Enterprises,
Inc.
(FREE)

 

 

123 Frost Street Westbury
 
Tue., & Wed.

2:30pm 5pm

 

 

Ages: 12 years & up

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

No Fee
 
Nassau County Only

Transportation    on limited basis

Laura Croudo

(631)689-2525   x. 2544

 

 

Genesis School  for Children          with Autism 270 Washington Ave. Plainview
 

 

Mon.& Thurs.

3pm-5pm

 

 

Ages: 5-21 years

Autism

 

 

$13 per day

$16 per day if 1:1

Nassau & Suffolk Counties June Gittens

(516) 937-1397
x.117

 

 

Little Village    School 750 Hicksville Rd.
Seaford
Mon.-Fri.

2:30pm - 4:00pm

 

 

Ages: 3-12 years

Developmentally Disabled Children enrolled in Little Village School

No Fee Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Therapeutic recreation program.
Ambulatory

Lauren Rothman

(516) 520-6059

 

 

North Shore LIJ Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities 4300 Hempstead Turnpike Bethpage
 
3  eight week sessions. 1day per week annually. variable hours Autism Spectrum Disorder No Fee Social Skills Training
Community Based
Peer Models
Halley Ceglia

(516) 802-8600

Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center 300 Forest Drive
East Hills
Mon. - Fri.

3:30pm-
5:30pm

 

 

Ages: 5-21 years

Developmentally Disabled and Autistic Children

 

 

Sliding Scale Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Closed on school holidays & vacations. Follows Roslyn school calendar.
Wheelchair Accessible

Cara Greene   
 

(516) 484-1545 x. 132
 


 

 

 

United Cerebral Palsy Association  of Greater Suffolk County

(UCP of Suffolk)

 

 

250 Marcus Blvd.
Hauppauge
Mon. & Wed.

3:30pm-6:00pm

 

 

Ages: 19 years +

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

 

 

 

No Fee Suffolk County Only

Adapted Creative Arts

Pat Dalrymple

(631) 232-0011

x. 609             

 

 

    AFTER SCHOOL RESPITE PROGRAMS                                                

AGENCY

LOCATION

SERVICE HOURS

POPULATION SERVED

FEE

COMMENTS       
 

CONTACT PERSON

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk   County

(UCP of Suffolk)

 

 

250 Marcus Blvd.
Hauppauge
3:00pm-6pm

two days
a week

 

 

Ages: 12-21 years

Developmentally Disabled

 

 

 

 

 

No Fee Suffolk
County Only

Athletic Program
Sometimes
school transportation
to program available.

Karen Gramarossa

(631)232-0011
x. 580

 

 

Wyandanch Day Care Center, Inc.

 

 

 

50 Commonwealth Dr.
Wyandanch
Mon.-Fri. 

2-6pm

 

 

Ages: 6 wks-12 years


Integrated Child Care   

 

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No Fee Town of Babylon & surrounding area Louise Hamlett, Director
Greta Noble, Case Coordinator
(631)
643-7554
YAI -National Institute for People w/Disabilities

(YAI/NIPD)

 

 

656 Commack Rd.
Commack