OPWDD Guidance on Service Resumption

The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has issued guidance on service resumption effective July 15, 2020. OPWDD issued the four guidance documents below to providers and family members allowing the resumption of home visits, community outings and day services, as well as returning to residential settings following extended home visits for regions of the State that have entered into Phase 4 of the New York Forward Reopening Plan.

1. Day Services Guidance

2. Home Visit Guidance

3. Return to Residence Following an Extended Stay Guidance

4. Community Outings Guidance

This resource is for New York City and New York State residents. 


COVID-19 Updates
Caregiver/Staff Resources
I/DD Specific

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YAI’s COVID-19 Database was created to help people find services and information during the coronavirus pandemic. The services listed are provided by organizations outside of YAI. Questions about specific resources may be directed to the contacts listed.

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