You can also review our Eligibility FAQ or take our short Eligibility Survey to find out if you are likely eligible for YAI services funded through the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). Please feel free to call us at 212.273.6182 if you need further help understanding how to access supports and services.
An experiential program for adults designed to improve social skills vital for friendship and work. Two staff members facilitate groups focusing on various themes: team building, real-life scripts, stress reduction techniques, and community outings.
Leisure Trax offers adults with developmental and learning disabilities vacation and travel opportunities, including weekend trips and extended vacations with domestic and international destinations. Free travel (some trips) offered to eligible people who reside in the Bronx.
In partnership with the Frost Valley YMCA sleepaway camp, YAI/NIPD offers an award-winning inclusive camping experience in the Catskills to children and teens with developmental and learning disabilities, ages 8 and up.
The Coffeehouse program for adults provides an environment where participants can expand their social circles and become active members of the community. The program includes activities focusing on improving self-esteem, maturity and independence.
This service provides families with a break from their daily responsibilities. Trained staff provide scheduled care for family members. This service gives someone new opportunities to develop greater independence.
NIPD/NJ provides information and referral services for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), parents, professionals, and caregivers looking to access services in New Jersey. Call 201.750.0509
Residential services are provided in NYC, Long Island, Weschester county, Rockland county and some parts of New Jersey. Options include 24 hour supervised residences and less than 24 hour supportive residences.