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Fight the Dismantling of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Image

The week of March 4th, New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage, a project of CIDNY, submitted comments to the US Department of Labor expressing strong concerns with a proposed rule expanding Association Health Plans.
We believe that the proposed changes would negatively impact access to quality, affordable care for consumers, disrupt the individual and small business …

Tell Lawmakers to Invest in Access to Home Image

Our Homes, Not Nursing Homes
Free Our People!
Inaccessible housing is one of the biggest barriers for people who want to live in the community.
Unfortunately, the home modification program, Access To Home, is severely underfunded at only $1 million. This has left many parts of the state unserved, and has resulted in years long waiting lists. The …

Call Today For Increased Funding for Independent Living Centers! Image

Independent Living Centers like CIDNY provide people with disabilities and their families the supports and services that help them live independently and integrated in their communities. ILCs rely on the State for funding to provide these vital services, but New York State has failed to adequately fund centers for well over a decade, leaving us …

Show Love for People with Disabilities: No on HR 620 Image

This Valentine’s Day, show some love for people with disabilities by speaking out against HR 620. 
Please take a moment to call and tweet our Representatives TODAY and TOMORROW. Urge them to vote NO on HR 620, a bill that would turn back the clock on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
It is especially important to call …