We assist individuals living with I/DD in the borough of Queens with Service Access Assistance Services. through OPWDD. The person must be living with a family member/roommate/caregiver. (Office of People with Developmental Disabilities).
Information and Referrals
Information on a variety of issues from transportation, education, recreational programs, migration issues, etc. along with referrals services where applicable.
Benefits and Entitlements
*Applying for SSI
*Social Security /disability (SSDI)
*Appeals and Denials
*Providing Advocacy Assistance with issues pertaining to a child's education needs
+Attending IEP meetings
+Information/assistance with the resolution and mediation process
+Attending partial hearing
*Self Advocacy- See Safety Pursuiter's Section for more information