Licensed by the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and the New York State Education Department (SED), Empower is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization which provides programming and direct services through a comprehensive system of services that includes:

  • Caregiver/Family Support Services
  • In-Home Respite
  • Community Habilitation
  • Early Childhood Programming
  • Preschool Special Education
  • Early Intervention
  • Pre-Vocational/Skills Training
  • Job Placement/Supported Employment
  • Co-located Day Treatment
  • Day Habilitation
  • Four (4) Intermediate Care Facilities
  • Six (6) Individual Residential Alternatives
  • HUD Subsidized Apartments
  • Community Housing Alternatives
  • Home Modifications
  • Article 28 Health Clinical Therapies (Speech, Occupational, Physical, Dental, Podiatry, Wheelchair, Audiology/Hearing Aid)

Programs offer:

  • Individualized care and service planning
  • Community integration
  • Independence
  • 24-hour staff availability