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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.

OPWDD Eligibility & Application Assistance


Eligibility and Application GuidanceLiving Independently is For Everyone (LIFE at RCIL) Youth Services has Educational Advocates who can provide assistance with the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Eligibility Process, working toward the goals of identifying needs, completing paperwork, planning and/or scheduling evaluation/testing, facilitating transportation, and providing referrals. 

Families will be supported throughout the entire process, ensuring that they have all necessary information and a full understanding of the steps involved, including the development and submission of an eligibility packet to OPWDD.

Educational Advocates will also assist families to understand what services may be available to them as well as empower family members to become strong advocates for their loved ones.

Request more information by calling or filling out our inquiry form.

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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.