This database is of resources most commonly referred to when someone calls the LINK department. Search resources using the search box, or target resources by categories and tags listed to the right. YAI does not intimately know all the programs on this list. Availability and service changes are beyond our control. If you are trying to understand what an acronym might mean, check out our Acronym Guide. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please feel free to call us at 212.273.6182.
Family-Type Homes for Adults (FTHA) is a part of the Division of Voluntary Proprietary Homes for Adults (DVPHA). FTHA provides state-licensed homes to people with disabilities who are homeless or in need of a home where care and supervision are provided. These homes are New York State licensed facilities operated by experienced providers of quality care in a secure and nurturing environment.
The goal of the Cord Blood Center is to provide information for expectant mothers and families considering cord blood banking. The Cord Blood Center is committed to giving relevant, up-to-date information on benefits, pricing, and current research for cord blood stem cells.
The Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE, also known as the NYC Rent Freeze Program) is an exemption against future rent increases for eligible people with disabilities living in rent-controlled, rent-stabilized, Mitchell-Lama, and other eligible apartments. Applicants must meet certain eligibility requirements for DRIE benefits.
Everyone Reading advances the lives of children and adults with dyslexia and related learning disabilities by providing the resources they need to learn to become successful readers, writers, and spellers.
HDC seeks to increase the supply of multi-family housing, stimulate economic growth and revitalize neighborhoods by financing the creation and preservation of affordable housing for low- , moderate- , and middle-income New Yorkers. Listings of affordable housing apartments and lotteries can be found on their website.
The Online Training Center offers the opportunity to increase parents' knowledge in a variety of topic areas. The training format is similar to a self-study course allowing a person to progress at their own pace.
Information and resources, and even a slideshow of our self direction presentation. Learn more about what self direction is and what it can mean in terms of services for a person with a developmental disability.