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Independant Services

Offering guidance, support and care…

Youth services are designed to encourage children and adolescents with disabilities and their families to reach their full potential, at home and in the community.

Home and Community Based Waiver Services

Home and Community Based Waiver Habilitation Services allow Medicaid eligible individuals with developmental disabilities to receive services at home and in their community, instead of in nursing homes or institutions. Habilitation services provide staff that assist individuals with developmental disabilities in gaining the skills that they need to live independently.

Woman learning skills to live independently at home

Staff are able to help individuals with developmental disabilities learn the skills that are needed to live independently, such as:

  • Maintaining a comfortable home,
  • Participating in recreational and social functions,
  • Refining socialization skills,
  • Exercising choice and self-determination,
  • Implementing daily practices to promote positive behavioral and physical health,
  • Communicating and expressing oneself effectively,
  • Exploring new and practical experiences, and/or
  • Engaging in and contributing to the community.

As a person-centered program, this service provides the support that individuals need to obtain the goals that they have chosen for themselves.


Counties Served:

Oneida and Herkimer Counties.


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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.