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We are an official advisory body to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to the New York State Office For People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), and the Manhattan Developmental Disabilities Services Office .We meet monthly to assess and identify needs of the Manhattan Community. We address all areas of concern in relation to existing services and needed services for people with ID / DD and their families.

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DD Council Minutes 1/10/18

  Announcements See bottom of post OPWDD and Legislative Updates – Margaret Puddington The Governor’s proposed budget is due to be released around mid-January, including funding for services for people with I/DD. The state already faces a $4 billion budget deficit. And NYS is looking for ways to ease the new tax burdens (regarding property […]

DD Council Minutes – 12/7/17

Introductions were completed. Minutes from the last meeting were approved; if you would like to refer to past minutes, they are always available on the DD Council website: (www.manhattanddcouncil.org). III.       Announcements: See FLYERS DISTRIBUTED   Esperanza See attached for information on three day Respite Get Away trips to upstate New York for adults and children […]

DD Council Minutes – 11/9/17

Minutes from the last meeting were approved; if you would like to refer to past minutes, they are always available on the DD Council website: (www.manhattanddcouncil.org). Announcements: Click Here For Handouts Please see the attached announcements from Shield, YAI, ADAPT Community Network, AHRC, Sinergia, Camp Oakhurst, Esperanza, QSAC, Archcare, and others. Presentation: Sylvia Verga, Family […]

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