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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

WORKING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
AGENCY RESOURCES and LIST OF CAPITAL REGION CONTACTS
Capital District –
Developmental Disabilities Services Office
O.D. Heck Developmental Center
Balltown & Consaul Roads
Schenectady, NY 12304


Supported Employment & Enhanced Supported
Employment Coordinator:
Jeanne Zanta
(518) 370-8043 Phone
(518) 370-7502 Fax


Employment Training Program:
Gail Barbera (518) 372-2723
Gloria Hart (518) 486-1313
Consolidated Supports and Services (CSS)
Debra Murphy (518) 370-8058
Ron Brown (518) 370-7507


Capital District –
Revenue Support Field Office
Office Manager:
Scott Boyce
O.D. Heck DC – Bldg #12
Balltown & Consaul Roads
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 370-2010 Phone
(518) 370-2297 Fax


Social Security Administration
Work Incentives Liaisons
(city specific representatives provided in separate listing)
Area 3 Work Incentives Liaisons
Covering Upstate NY:

Edward Lacy, AWIC
1 Clinton Ave., Room 119
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 431-4266
Website: www.ssa.gov


New York State Medicaid Helpline:
(518) 486-9057
MA Local District Contact information:
www.health.state.ny.us/health_care/medicaid/ldss.htm


Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-
Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
To view ACCES-VR District Offices listed by County:
www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/do/locationsbyname.htm


Parent to Parent of New York State
Capital District Office
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 381-4350 Phone
Website:
www.parenttoparentnys.org/Regional/capital.htm


Self-Advocacy Association of NYS
Capital District/North Region
(518) 382-1454 x28 Phone
Website: http://regions.sanys.org/CapitalDistrict.htm


Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley
Troy Atrium
49 Fourth Street
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 274-0701 Phone
Website: http://www.ilchv.org


Capital District Center for Independence
(CDCI)
West Mall Office
845 Central Avenue, South
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 459-6422 Phone & TTY
(518) 459-7847 Fax
Website: http://www.cdciweb.com/


CDCI Schenectady Satellite
Office of Disability Services
105 Jay Street, Room 2,
City Hall Schenectady, NY 12302
(518) 382-5199 ext. 5345 Phone


New York Association on Independent Living
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave
Suite 806A
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 465-4650 Phone
(518) 465-4625 Fax
Website: http://www.ilny.org/index.asp


WORKING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
AGENCY RESOURCES and LIST OF CAPITAL REGION CONTACTS
NYS OPWDD
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/


Center for Employment Excellence:
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/cee/index.jsp


Employer Resource Website:
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/ef/index.php


OPWDD Eligibility Resources
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/hp_eligibility_index.jsp


New and Publications:
OPWDD Benefit-Related Information
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/wt/publications/msc/index.jsp


Medicaid Coverage Chart –
Description of different coverage types
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/images/hp_medicaidcoveragechart.pdf


Benefit Development Resource Guide:
Comprehensive Information on managing benefits for individuals
with developmental disabilities
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/wt/publications/msc/images/wt_benefit_re
sourceguide.pdf


NY Makes Work Pay
Cornell:
http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/edi/nymakesworkpay/index.cfm
Certified Benefits Counselors Locator:
http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/edi/nymakesworkpay/rny-benefits.cfm


Burton Blatt Institute:
http://bbi.syr.edu/projects/mig/

NYS Department of Labor
One-Stop Locations:
http://www.labor.ny.gov/workforcenypartners/osview.asp
Job Zone:
https://www.nycareerzone.org/jobseeker/login.do?url=%2Fjobseeker
%2Fportfolio%2Findex.jsp


Career Zone:
http://www.nycareerzone.org/


Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov
The Red Book – all things related to SSA benefits and working
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/redbook/eng/introduction.htm
What you need to know when you get Social Security Disability
Benefits:
http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10153.pdf


What You Need To Know When You Get Supplemental Security
Income (SSI)
http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/11011.pdf


SSI Benefit Levels Chart:
Effective January 1, 2011
http://otda.ny.gov/main/policy/directives/2010/INF/10-INF-23-
Attachment-1.pdf


2011 Social Security Changes - COLA
http://www.ssa.gov/pressoffice/factsheets/colafacts2011.htm
SGA explanation and income levels chart:
http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/COLA/sga.html


NYS Department of Health
http://www.health.state.ny.us/health_care/medicaid/
Medicaid Buy-In Program for Working People with Disabilities
http://www.health.state.ny.us/health_care/medicaid/program/buy_in/i
ndex.htm


OPWDD Home and Community Based Services Waiver
http://www.health.state.ny.us/health_care/medicaid/program/longter
m/omrdd.htm