Services

Services

Are you OPWDD Service Eligible?

For an individual to receive OPWDD services they must first participate in the OPWDD “Front Door” process. If you would like to participate in an information session or learn more information about this process click here. You are on your way to accessing services!

Without Walls Day Habilitation

Day Habilitation without Walls is designed for young adults with disabilities seeking a personalized, community-based day habilitation experience. Enrolled individuals work closely with a direct support professional who will help to integrate them into…

Supplemental Without Walls Day Habilitation

The Supplemental Without Walls Day Habilitation program is designed to allow additional Day Habilitation services for individuals who would like more time to practice their social skills, participate.…

Community Habilitation

The Community Habilitation program provides In-home services geared at teaching individuals of all ages valuable life skills and independent living skills. Services are also offered to residential based adults who prefer community habilitation over traditional…

In-Home Respite

In- Home Respite care is an essential part of the overall support that families may need to keep their family member with a disability at home. The word “respite” means to take a break from the daily challenges of caring for a child or an adult with special needs...

School Holiday Respite

The Harris Hands School Holiday Respite Program is offered specifically during the weeks the NYC public schools are closed. This program is specifically designed to give families of individuals a chance to relax or to keep the individual engaged with…

After School Respite

The Harris Hands Afterschool Respite Program is offered on weekdays between 2PM and 6 PM during the school year (including summer school) for school-aged children with developmental disabilities, as well as half-days. This program will provide a snack, socialization…

Recreational Respite

The Harris Hands Recreational Respite Program provides social and recreational activities for adults over the age of 18. Activities include but are not limited to Splash Down Waterpark, Rye Playland, AMC theaters, New Roc City and museums. Participants can attend…

Self-Direction / Fiscal Intermediary

The Harris Hands Self Direction/ Fiscal Intermediary program is intended to empower people with disabilities and their families with an opportunity to design and manage services based on their individual needs and goals. Self-Direction embraces…