220 White Plains Road (6th Floor)
Tarrytown, New York 10591
Contact Person: Elise Velez, LMSW, DDPS2 Region 3, Quality Management and Technical Assistance Division Team Leader, NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
Phone Number: (518) 388-0398
Fax Number: (914) 332-8020
E-mail:
Website: http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/
Mission Statement: The Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities mission is: * To develop a comprehensive, integrated system of services which has as its primary purposes the promotion and attainment of independence, inclusion, individuality and productivity for persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities; * To serve the full range of needs of persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities by expanding the number and types of community based services and developing new methods of service delivery; and *To improve the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of services for persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities by serving persons in the community as well as those in developmental centers, and by establishing accountability for carrying out the policies of the state with regard to such persons; and *To develop programs to further the prevention and early detection of mental retardation.
 
 

Disabilities Served

Autism
Developmental Disabilities
Medically Fragile
Traumatic Brain Injured
Other Disabilities: Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Neurological Impairment

Ages Served

All ages

Recreation Services

Arts
Biking
Camps
Dance
Horseback Riding
Martial Arts
Music
Social
Tennis
Theater
Videography
Wheelchair Sports
Swimming
Writing
Yoga
Other: Westchester office contracts with various voluntary not-for-profit agencies to provide these services.
 
 

Education Services

None

Transportation Services

None

Housing Services

Group Homes
Supported Apartments
 
 

Medical Services

Clinical Services

Vocational Services

Competitive Employment
Sheltered Employment
Supported Employment

Community Day Services

None
 
 

Legal / Support / Advocacy Services

None