Developmental Disabilities

New York State Department of Health Early Intervention Program (EIP)

The EIP provides a variety of therapeutic and support services to children under three years of age who have a confirmed disability or established developmental delay and their families.

New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

The NYS OPWDD works to further the prevention and early detection of mental retardation and developmental disabilities as well as to serve the full range of needs and improve the provision of services for affected populations. It operates 13 developmental disability service offices (DDSO) that provide quality, cost-effective housing, employment, and family support services.

NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
Phone: (518) 473-9689

New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC)

The DDPC works on improving service delivery and support to individuals with disabilities and their families by focusing on community involvement, employment, housing, and recreation issues. It provides funding to programs for nursing home transition, assistive technology, abuse prevention, employment services and many others.

New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
155 Washington Avenue, Second Floor
Albany, New York 12210
Phone: (800) 395-3372 (toll-free information (also TTY/TDD))
Phone: (518) 486-7505
Fax: (518) 402-3505
E-mail: ddpc@ddpc.state.ny.us