Monday, October 23rd, 2017, 6 – 8pm
The changes that are happening to the Services & Assessment Systems
WILL be Explained.
Questions WILL be Answered
(Note: Link in the Flyer Broken: will fix asap)
PLEASE NOTE: The date for the Public Hearing for the Development of the OPWDD Statewide Comprehensive Plan has been changed to September 25, 2017. The time remains the same, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The deadline for speaker registration has been extended to Friday, September 15, 2017. Room assignments have been updated and two View-Only locations have been added. Details of the public hearing are in the updated announcement below.
The New York State
Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
Announces a Public Hearing for the Development of the Statewide Comprehensive Plan
September 25, 2017: 3pm – 7pm
& on the same date: 9/25
The Manhattan Family Support Services Advisory Council Presents:
The Opportunity You’ve Been Asking For!
Questions and Answers
With Kate Bishop,
Director of Program Development, OPWDD
CORRECTION: We inadvertently posted a draft version
For Your Information:
There is a report called “Keeping the Promise” about residential needs in New York. It’s important that everyone have a chance to read it and decide for themselves whether or not they want to add their name to the petition. Please find the final version as well as a letter explaining the project.
DID YOU KNOW?
NYC FAIR as part of the collaborative efforts of SWAN (NYC FAIR, GROW, ENYDDA & DDAWNY FC) was invited to meet with OPWDD’s Acting Commissioner Delaney about Care Coordination Organizations and related topics.
SWAN will meet with Paul Francis, Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services to discuss the DOH’s role in CCOs, Managed Care, The Justice Center and more.
Things Are Happening NOW:
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7/28/17: Message from OPWDD and DOH regarding the 1115 Draft Application: Comment Period Ends 8/24/17
Jason Helgerson, NYS Medicaid Director
Came to NYC to meet the families, self-advocates and guardians of people with IDD
We brought photos to put faces to our issues