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  • Jul 27, 2022

    Free Webinar: What is Care Coordination 8.23

    People Inc. is pleased to share this information for parents, family members and caregivers. Person Centered Services is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, August 23, from 6-7 p.m. titled What is Care Coordination? Focusing on information for parents and/or caregivers of children ages birth t

  • May 11, 2022

    Participate in a Survey for Families/Caregivers of People with IDD through May 16

    Input from Family/Caregivers of People with IDD Needed on New York’s Response to COVID-19 The Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council (DDAC) is compiling a report on New York State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to solicit feedback from as many providers as poss

  • Apr 28, 2022

    People Inc. Residential Services Family Meeting

    People Inc. is hosting the Spring Meeting on Wednesday, May 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., for families and guardians whose family members receive supports through the Residential Program. The agenda will include presentations on staff recruitment efforts and admissions/certified residential oppor

  • Jan 10, 2022

    Parent and Caregiver Group Virtual Meetings Every Month for 2022

    Parent Network of Western New York is continuing to host virtual meetings and trainings for parents and caregivers of people with developmental disabilities or for those who suspect their family member has a disability. The “Family & Caregiver Group” meeting will take place on

  • Jan 06, 2022

    January 12 Agency Family Call Announced

    We have scheduled an information session for families/guardians of the people we support for Wednesday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. via  Microsoft Teams  and phone. During this call, agency management will provide operational updates, projected plans and answer questions.

  • Dec 23, 2021

    A Message from OPWDD - Help Keep the People We Support Safe During the COVID-19 Winter Surge

    New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Acting Commissioner Kerri Neifeld shared this message encouraging everyone to “Get Vaccinated, Get Boosted and Wear a Mask!” We've come a long way since the COVID-19 pandemic began almost two years ago, and m

  • Dec 14, 2021

    COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives for Employees

    Last month, we shared New York State Governor Hochul’s announcement regarding funding anticipated through the American Rescue Plan, as it related to direct support professionals. While we wait for more information on when and how those funds will be available to us, our Senior Leadership Team

  • Dec 06, 2021

    “Give it a Shot with Dr. Turkovich!” Parent Network of WNY Webinar December 20

    Parent Network of Western New York is hosting a free virtual presentation on the COVID-19 vaccine. “ Give It a Shot with Dr. Turkovich! ” will be held on Monday, December 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Stephen J. Turkovich, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer at Oishei Children&rsqu

  • Nov 19, 2021

    NYS Funding for Direct Support Professionals Announced

    New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced the approval of several funding packages that will impact our direct support staff and agencies in our field of supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. One-time American Rescue Plan Act Funding will, “support recruitme

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