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Independant Services

Everyone has rights and choices. At RCIL, we believe that no matter how old you are or what your level of ability is, you have the right to live independently and make your own choices. 

Individual Supports and Services (ISS)

Individualized Support and Services (ISS)

Individualized Support and Services (ISS) provide a housing subsidy to assist individuals with developmental disabilities who wish to live independently in the community with housing costs.  The housing subsidy is calculated using the individual’s income and the office of Housing and Community Renewal (HCR) payment standards.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Individuals must be at least 18 years old and live independently in the community;
  • Individuals must be eligible to receive OPWDD service coordination services;
  • Individuals must be living in the community in a non-certified residence alone, with a spouse (significant other) or roommate(s), as the head of household with dependent children, or with a live-in caregiver;
  • The individual may not live with family or others as a dependent.

Areas Served:
Central New York and the Capitol Region.

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This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.