Urge Governor Cuomo to include a funding increase of only $5 million for Independent Living Centers in his budget proposal! Image
It is that time of year again where we need to ask for your help. We all know how crucial Independent Living Centers like Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY are in communities across the State. We provide a wide array of supports and services that help people be independent and integrated in their…
How to Get Food Help Image
Are you or someone you know looking for food help this holiday season? CIDNY can help New Yorkers with disabilities connect to food pantries in your neighborhood and/or apply for long term food help. Low income New Yorkers with disabilities can get food help through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps). Low income seniors might…
Get a NY Connects Benefits Checkup Image
NY Connects at CIDNY is the trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about services, resources, and supports for New Yorkers of all ages and with any type of disability. Counselors at NY Connects provide guidance and coordination for participants with disabilities as they go through eligibility and assessment processes for benefits and services. They…
Tell Your Senators to Uphold Disability Rights by Opposing the Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh Image
CIDNY joins AAPD and others in opposing the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh’s previous rulings and statements on health care, self-determination, employment, and education threaten the rights of all Americans with disabilities. The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law lists 10 Reasons People with Disabilities Should Oppose…
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