Welcome to the New York State Developmental Disabilities
The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is a
Federally-funded New York State Agency working under the direction
of the Governor's Office.
The DDPC is responsible for developing new ways to improve the
delivery of services and supports to New Yorkers with developmental
disabilities and their families. The Council focuses on community
involvement, employment, recreation and housing issues faced by New
Yorkers with developmental disabilities and their families. The DDPC
affects positive systems change through grant programs that fund
such activities as:
- Demonstration programs
- Training for families and staff outreach to unserved and
- Support to communities
- Interagency collaboration and coordination
- Systems design and redesign
To a large extent, DDPC programs are developed in direct response to
the concerns and ideas voiced by consumers, families, service
providers, policy-makers and other professionals.
For more information about the New York State Developmental
Disabilities Planning Council, call us at 1-800-395-3372.