Members Highlight Archive

AIM Independent Living Center

Posted November 20, 2013 By Laura

AIM Independent Living Center is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with disabilities lead independent lives. As an independent-living center, AIM offers four core services: Peer counseling; information and referral; independent-living skills; and individual and systems advocacy. AIM turns away no one – there is no economic or other qualifying requirement for services. The board […]

Consumer Directed Choices, Inc.

Posted March 26, 2013 By Laura

Consumer Directed Choices, Inc. 7 Washington Square Albany, NY 12205 (518) 464-0810 Consumer Directed Choices, Inc. (CDC) was founded in 1997 by individuals with disabilities to provide and advance community-based supports to promote self-determination for people with disabilities and their families.   Based in the City of Albany, we provide fiscal intermediary services for users […]

Jawonio, Inc.

Posted March 22, 2013 By Laura

Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services Jawonio’s Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services (CDPAS) is a unique program that allows people with a medical diagnosis and people with disabilities who choose to age in their own homes the opportunity to hire their own personal assistants. Jawonio was the first agency in Rockland County to offer CDPAS services. […]

Family Empowerment Council, Inc.

Posted March 20, 2013 By Laura

      Family Empowerment Council, Inc. 22 Dolson Ave. Suite 403 Middletown, NY 10940 845-343-8100 Contact: Sean Gerow, CDPAP Director Family Empowerment Council, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1993 and is located in the Hudson Valley of New York State. It is a grassroots, family-oriented, person-centered agency made up of parents, consumers […]

Independent Living, Inc. OPTIONS

Posted February 27, 2013 By Laura

                  “OPTIONS” is a Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Service (CDPAS) operated by Independent Living, Inc.  OPTIONS  serves persons with disabilities, including seniors, in Orange, Sullivan, Dutchess and Ulster Counties. Independent Living, Inc. is a consumer-directed, cross-disability, advocacy and service organization that was founded in 1987 and is dedicated […]

Western New York Independent Living, Inc.

Posted February 27, 2013 By Laura

Vision and Mission WNYIL Vision Statement The WNYIL family of agencies is a catalyst for systems and individual change, enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities, while respecting diversity, and promoting choices and alternatives for independent living in our societies. Mission The WNYIL family of agencies is a multi-cultural, grassroots, peer directed, civil […]