One time and ongoing funds can be available for individuals, perhaps for the first time, and need additional resources to afford safe and decent housing. Funds can be used to purchase new or used items to set up a household or to pay toward the rent. To be a candidate for this service, you must:
Be 18 years of age or older
Be considered eligible through OPWDD. Some qualifying disabilities which occur before age 22 are mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, seizure disorders, and traumatic brain injury.
Apply for all generic benefits and funding available as well.
For more information, please contact Amy Dougan at (315) 379-8200 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.