NY Disability Organizations

Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives.

Alzheimer's Association

Autism Society

  • Bronx Chapter

    Phone: 718-519-4797
    Fax: (718) 515-1534
    Email: ny-bronx@autismsocietyofamerica.org
    Address: FSPDD at North Central Bronx Hospital, 3424 Kossuth Avenue, Room 15A11, Bronx NY 10467
  • Central New York Chapter

    Phone: 315-447-4466
    Email: cnyasa@yahoo.com
    Address: 4465 East Genesee St, PMB 252, Dewitt, NY 13214-2242
  • Fulton/Montgomery County Chapter

    Phone: 518-773-2014
    Address: 43 Harrison St, Gloversville, NY 12078-4708
  • Greater Capital Region Chapter

    Phone: 518-355-2191
    Fax: (518) 374-2972
    Email: info@albanyautism.org
    Address: 101 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305
  • Hudson Valley Chapter

    Phone: 845-331-2626
    Email: hvalleyautism@aol.com
    Address: 30 Denver Rd, Kingston, NY 12401
  • Nassau/Suffolk Chapter

    Phone: 516-404-2306
    Email: nypaac@yahoo.com
    Address: P.O. Box 7472, Wantagh NY 11793
  • Western New York Chapter

    Phone: 716-633-2275
    Email: info@autismwny.org
    Address: 19 Limestone Dr, Suite 1, Buffalo, NY 14221-7091

Autism Spectrum (outside of Autism Society)

Blind/Vision Loss

Brain Injury

Cerebral Palsy

Children with Disabilities

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Down Syndrome

Epilepsy Foundation

Intellectual Disabilities

  • NY START

    Phone: 844-567-8278

    Address: OPWDD, 44 Holland Ave, Albany, NY 12229-0001

  • NYSARC

    Phone: 518-439-8311
    Fax: 518-439-1893
    Email: info@nysarc.org
    Address: 393 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054
  • The Shield Institute

    Phone: 212-366-4263
    Address: 114 W. 17th St, New York NY, 10011

Learning Disabilities

Mental Health Association (MHA) in New York State

    Association website: http://www.mhanys.org/index.php

    Phone: 518-434-0439
    Toll-Free: 1-800-766-6177
    Fax: 518-427-8676
    Email: mhanys@mhanys.org 

  • Allegany County

    Phone: 585-593-1991
    Fax: 585-593-7104
    Email: mhenry60@verizon.net
    Address: 45 North Broad St, Wellsville, NY 14895
  • Cattaraugus County

    Phone: 716-372-0208
    Fax: 716-372-0222
    Email: mha.mhacc@att.net
    Address: 129 N. Union St., P.O. Box 833, Olean, NY 14760
  • Chautauqua County

    Phone: 716-487-0616
    Fax: 716-488-0546
    Email: chautmha@hotmail.com
    Address: 100 East 2nd St, 2nd Floor, Jamestown, NY 14701
  • Columbia-Greene Counties

    Phone: 518-828-4619
    Fax: 518-828-1196
    Email: jrovitz@mhacg.org
    Address: 713 Union St, Hudson, NY 12534
  • Cortland County

    Phone: 607-758-3107
    Fax: 607-758-3107
    Email: mhacortland@odyssey.net
    Address: P.O. Box 282, 25 Clinton Ave, Cortland, NY 13045
  • Dutchess County

    Phone: 845-473-2500
    Fax: 845-473-4870
    Email: mhadc@mhadc.com
    Address: 253 Mansion St, Suite 201, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Erie County

    Phone: 716-886-1242
    Fax: 716-881-6428
    Email: info@eriemha.org
    Address: 999 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209
  • Essex County

    Phone: 518-962-2077
    Toll-Free: 1-800-440-8074
    Fax: 518-962-8233
    Email: sryan@mhaessex.org
    Address: 6090 State Route 9N, Westport, NY 12993
  • Franklin County

    Phone: 518-521-3507
    Toll-Free: 1-800-776-9992
    Fax: 518-521-3760
    Email: admin@mhafcny.org
    Address: 14415 Route 30, Maloine, NY 12953
  • Fulton-Montgomery Counties

    Phone: 518-762-5332
    Toll-Free: 1-800-734-5864
    Fax: 518-762-6823
    Email: jdykeman@frontiernet.net
    Address: 307-309 Meadow St, Johnstown, NY 12095
  • Genesee County

    Phone: 585-344-2611
    Fax: 585-345-1418
    Email: mhagenesee@2ki.net
    Address: 25 Liberty St, Batavia, NY 14020
  • Jefferson County

    Phone: 315-788-0970
    Fax: 315-788-8092
    Email: info@mhajc.org
    Address: 724 State Street, Watertown, New York 13601
  • Nassau County

    Phone: 516-489-2322
    Fax: 516-489-2784
    Email: help@mhanc.org
    Address: 16 Main St, Hempstead, NY 11550
  • New York City

    Phone: 212-254-0333
    Toll-Free: 1-800-543-3638
    Fax: 212-964-7302
    Email: helpdesk@mhaofnyc.org
    Address: 50 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10004
  • Niagara County

    Phone: 716-433-3780
    Fax: 716-433-3847
    Email: mhaniag@pcom.net
    Address: 36 Pine St, Lockport, NY 14094
  • Onondaga County

    Phone: 315-445-5606
    Fax: 315-445-1828
    Email: requests@mha-oc.org
    Address: 6493 Ridings Rd, Ste. 112-114, Syracuse, NY 13206
  • Orange County

    Phone: 845-342-2400
    Toll-Free: 1-800-832-1200
    Fax: 845-343-9665
    Email: nadia@mhaorangeny.com
    Address: 73 County Highway 108, Middletown, NY 10940
  • Orleans County

    Phone: 585-589-1158
    Fax: 585-589-1158
    Email: MhaOrleans@rochester.rr.com
    Address: P.O. Box 269, Albion, NY 14411
  • Oswego County

    Phone: 315-349-3533
    Fax: 315-349-3533
    Email: mhaosw@scsinter.net
    Address: 70 Bunner St, Oswego, NY 13126
  • Putnam County

    Phone: 845-278-7600
    Fax: 845-278-0600
    Email: info@mhaputnam.org
    Address: Brewster Towne Center, 1620 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509
  • Rochester-Monroe County

    Phone: 585-325-3145
    Fax: 585-325-3188
    Email: pwoods@mharochester.org
    Address: 320 N. Goodman St, Rochester, NY 14607
  • Rockland County

    Phone: 845-267-2172
    Fax: 845-267-2169
    Email: Info@Mharockland.org
    Address: 140 Route 303, Suite A, Valley Cottage, NY 10989

  • Schuyler County

    Phone: 607-535-8288
    Fax: 607-535-8284
    Email: rschockner@co.schuyler-ny.us
    Address: 106 South Perry St, Suite 4, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  • Southern Tier

    Phone: 607-771-8888
    Fax: 607-771-8892
    Email: info@yourmha.com
    Address: 153 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901
  • Suffolk County

    Phone: 631-226-3900
    Fax: 631-225-1708
    Email: help@mhasuffolk.org
    Address: 199 N. Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
  • Tompkins County

    Phone: 607-273-9250
    Fax: 607-272-5343
    Email: info@mhaedu.org
    Address: 614 West State St, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Ulster County

    Phone: 845-336-4747
    Fax: 845-336-0192
    Email: ependegar@mhainulster.com
    Address: P.O. Box 2304, Kingston, NY 12402
  • Warren-Washington Counties

    Phone: 518-747-2284
    Fax: 518-747-2253
    Email: peter@wwamh.org
    Address: 3043 State Route 4, Hudson Falls, NY 12839
  • Westchester County

    Phone: 914-345-5900
    Fax: 914-347-8859
    Email: help@mhawestchester.org
    Address: 2269 Saw Mill River Rd, Bldg 1A, Elmsford, NY 10523

Multiple Sclerosis Society

    Society website: www.nationalmssociety.org

  • Long Island

    Phone: 631-864-8337
    Fax: 631-864-8342
    Email: jane.reilly@nmss.org
    Address: 40 Marcus Dr, Suite 100, Melville, NY 11747
  • New York City - Southern New York

    Phone: 212-463-7787
    Fax: 212-986-7981
    Email: info@msnyc.org
    Address: 733 Third Ave, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017
  • Upstate New York

    Phone: 585-271-0801
    Fax: 585-442-2817
    Email: nyr@nmss.org
    Address: 1650 South Ave, Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14620

Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinics

    MDA maintains a network of 200 specialized clinics across the United States and in Puerto Rico. Most MDA clinics are located in teaching hospitals, and many MDA clinic directors are university medical school professors as well as practicing physicians. MDA clinics are at the forefront of research and treatment methods; some clinics also serve as sites for clinical trials of the latest experimental therapies.

  • Albany Medical Center Hospital

    Clinic Phone: 518-262-5226
    Scheduling Phone: 518-262-5226
    Address: Department of Neurology, M-70 47, New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208

    Director: Matthew J. Murnane, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physicians: Rose Domingo, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Andrew Dubin, M.D., Physiatry - Pediatric; Charles Nichter, M.D., Neurology - Pediatric; James Wymer, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology - Adult

    Team Members: Clinic Coordinator
  • Buffalo General Medical Center - General Clinic

    Clinic Phone: 716-932-6080
    Scheduling Phone: 716-932-6080
    Address: 100 High St, Buffalo, NY 14203

    Directors: Nicholas J. Silvestri, M.D., Neurology - Pediatric; Gil I. Wolfe, M.D., F.A.A.N., Neurology

    Physicians: Melissa Azaula, M.D., Physiatry; Susan Kerr, M.D., Neurology - Pediatric;

    Team Members: Social Worker, Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist, Genetic Counselor
  • Columbia University Medical Center (General & ALS Clinic)

    Clinic Phone: 212-305-1319, 212-342-0263
    Scheduling Phone: 212-305-1319, 212-342-0263
    Address: 710 W. 168th St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10032

    Directors: Michio Hirano, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Hiroshi Mitsumoto, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physicians: Thomas H. Brannagan III, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Louis Weimer, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Jacinda Sampson, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Neil Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology - Adult; Lewis P. Rowland, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Robert C. Basner, M.D., Pulmonology - Adult

    Team Members: DME Provider, Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Social Worker, Speech Language Pathologist
  • Columbia University Medical Center (Pediatrics)

    Clinic Phone: 212-305-1319, 212-342-0263
    Scheduling Phone: 212-342-0263
    Address: 180 Ft. Washington Ave, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032

    Director: Darryl Devivo, M.D., Neurology - Pediatric

    Physicians: Douglas Sproule, M.D., Neurology - Pediatric; Louis Weimer, Neurology - Adult; Andrei Constantiescu, M.D., Ph.D.,; Claudia Chiriboga, M.D., M.P.H., Neurology - Pediatric

    Team Members: Genetic Counselor, Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, Social Worker, Speech Language Pathologist
  • Dent Neurologic Institute

    Clinic Phone: 716-250-2000
    Scheduling Phone: 716-250-2000
    Address: 3980 Sheridan Dr, 6th Floor, Amherst, NY 14226

    Director: Tomas Holmlund, M.D., Neurology

    Physicians: Bennett Myers, M.D., Neurology; Luisa F. Rojas, M.D., Electromyography

    Team Members: Respiratory Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Nurse Practitioner
  • Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

    Clinic Phone: 646-797-8971
    Scheduling Phone: 646-797-8917
    Address: 525 East 68th St, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10021

    Director: Dale J. Lange, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physician: Alexander Shtilbans, Neurology - Adult

    Team Members: DME Provider, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist
  • Lewis Golub MDA/ALS Clinic at St. Peter's Hospital

    Clinic Phone: 518-525-6998
    Scheduling Phone: 518-525-1629
    Address: 19 Warehouse Row, Albany, NY 12205

    Director: Roberta Miller, M.D.,

    Team Members: Case Manager, Clinic Coordinator, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Social Worker, Speech Language Pathologist
  • Montefiore Medical Center

    Clinic Phone: 718-405-8140
    Scheduling Phone: 718-405-8140
    Address: 1515 Blondell Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

    Directors: Beth Stein, M.D., Neurology; Alfred J. Spiro, M.D., Neurology
  • NYU Langone Medical Center Ambulatory Care Center - Adult Clinic

    Clinic Phone: 212-263-6350
    Scheduling Phone: 212-263-6350
    Address: 240 East 38th St, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10016

    Directors: Mary Lynn Chu, M.D., Neurology - Pediatric; Jeffrey M. Cohen, M.D., Physiatry
  • NYU Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases - Pediatric Clinic

    Clinic Phone: 212-263-6350
    Scheduling Phone: 212-263-6350
    Address: 301 E 17th St, New York City, NY 10003

    Directors: Mary Lynn Chu, M.D., Neurology; Jeffrey M. Cohen, M.D., Neurology
  • St. Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center

    Clinic Phone: 631-474-6300
    Scheduling Phone: 631-474-6425
    Address: 200 Belle Terre Rd, Port Jefferson, NY 11777

    Directors: Jennifer J. Semel, M.D., Physiatry; Scott McWilliams, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physician: Jennifer Gray, D.O., Physiatry
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center

    Clinic Phone: 713-270-2051
    Scheduling Phone: 718-270-3215
    Address: 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203

    Directors: Yaacov Anziska, M.D., Neurology; Paul A. Pipia, M.D., Physiatry

    Physician: Masha Mehrazin, M.D., Neurology

    Team Member: Occupational Therapist
  • SUNY Upstate Medical Center - ALS Clinic

    Clinic Phone: 315-464-4243
    Scheduling Phone: 315-464-4243
    Address: 90 Presidential Plaza, 4th Floor, Syracuse, NY 13210

    Director: Jeremy M. Shefner, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physician: Anuradha K. Duleep, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Team Members: Clinic Coordinator, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University - General Adult Clinic

    Clinic Phone: 315-464-4243
    Scheduling Phone: 315-464-4243
    Address: 90 Presidential Plaza, 4th Floor, Syracuse, NY 13210

    Directors: Deborah Y. Bradshaw, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Jerry M. Shefner, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physicians: Klaus Werner, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology - Pediatric; Anuradha K. Duleep, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Team Members: Clinic Coordinator, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University - Pediatric Clinic

    Clinic Phone: 315-464-4243
    Scheduling Phone: 315-464-4243
    Address: 90 Presidential Plaza, 4th Floor, Syracuse, NY 13210

    Director: Jeremy M. Shefner, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physician: Klaus Werner, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology - Pediatric

    Team Members: Clinic Coordinator, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist
  • University of Rochester Medical Center

    Clinic Phone: 585-275-2559
    Address: Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave, P.O. Box 673, Rochester, NY 14642

    Directors: Emma Ciafaloni, M.D., Neurology - Pediatric; Rabi Tawil, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Physicians: Amy Chen, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Chad Heatwole, M.D., Neurology - Adult; Charles Thornton, M.D., Neurology - Adult

    Team Members: Respiratory Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Physical Therapist, Nurse
  • White Plains Hospital & Medical Center

    Clinic Phone: 914-681-1128
    Scheduling Phone: 914-681-1128
    Address: 41 East Post Rd, White Plains, NY 10601

    Director: Stanley B. Holstein, M.D., Neurology

    Physician: Janet Pomerantz, M.D., Physiatry

Muscular Dystrophy Association Offices

    Association websitehttp://mda.org/

  • Albany

    Phone: 518-489-5495
    Email: albanya@mdausa.org
    Address: 1 Marcus Blvd #203, Albany, NY 12205
  • Long Island

    Phone: 516 358-1012
    Email: lakesuccess@mdausa.org
    Address: 5 Dakota Dr, #101, Lake Success, NY 11042
  • Manhattan

    Phone: 212-682-5272
    Email: newyorkcity@mdausa.org
    Address: 11 East 44th St, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10017
  • Rochester

    Phone: 585-424-6560
    Email: rochester@mdausa.org
    Address: 1425 Jefferson Rd #19, Rochester, NY 14623
  • Syracuse

    Phone: 315 451-8269
    Email: syracuse@mdausa.org
    Address: 6315 Fly Rd, #102, E Syracuse, NY 13057

New York State National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

    Alliance website: http://www.naminys.org/

    Primary Phone: 518-462-2000

    Alternate Phone: 800-950-3228

    Fax: 518-462-3811

    Email: info@naminys.org

    Address: 99 Pine St, Suite 302, Albany, New York 12207

  • Albany Relatives

    Phone: 518-439-8085
    Email: amisherry@aol.com
  • Brooklyn

    Phone: 718-748-1328
  • Broome County

    Phone: 607-773-8229
    Email: dgioia@stny.rr.com
  • Buffalo & Erie County

    Phone: 716-226-6264
    Email: namibuffalony@gmail.com
    Address: PO Box 146, Buffalo, NY 14223-0146
  • Cattaraugus County

    Phone: 716-372-4123
    Email: lvstanley@gmail.com
  • Cayuga County

    Phone: 315-255-7443
    Email: 2maestros@bci.net
  • Central Suffolk

    Phone: 631-675-6831
    Fax: 631-675-6831
    Email: LighteOfLove@aol.com
    Address: PO Box 524, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
  • Champlain Valley

    Phone: 518-561-2685
    Email: namiofcv@aol.com
  • Chautauqua County

    Phone: 716-673-5443
    Email: sheldon@netsync.net
  • Chemung & Steuben Counties

  • Columbia County

    Phone: 518-336-0246
    Email: namiccny@gmail.com Address: NAMI of Columbia County Support Group, PO Box 269. Valatie, NY 12184
  • East Flatbush

    Phone: 718-512-5269
    Email: namieastflatbush@aol.com
  • Finger Lakes

    Phone: 607-273-2462
    Email: namifl@hotmail.com
    Address: P.O. Box 6544, Ithaca, NY 14851
  • Harlem

    Phone: 917-548-2515
    Email: cla1034465@aol.com
  • Hope/Mohawk Valley

    Phone: 315-733-7115
    Email: namihope@gmail.com
  • Huntington

    Phone: 631-385-0754
    Email: lansburyhunt@aol.com
  • Long Island

    Phone: 516-694-7327
    Email: ELBSAT@aol.com
  • Mid-Hudson

    Phone: 845-206-9892
    Email: namimidhudson@yahoo.com
    Address: PO Box 787, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Montgomery, Fulton & Hamilton Counties

    Phone: 518-842-3261
    Email: namimfh@gmail.com
  • New York City Metro

    Phone: 212-684-3365
    Email: helpline@naminyc.org
  • North Country

    Phone: 518-668-3367
    Email: irene3454@nycap.rr.com
  • North Shore

    Phone: 516-671-3957
    Email: dundee11@verizon.net
  • NYC Staten Island

    Phone: 718-477-1700
    Email: info@namistatenisland.org
    Address: 930 Willowbrook Rd, Building 41-A, Staten Island, NY 10314-4276
  • Ontario, Seneca & Yates Counties

    Phone: 315-789-9068
    Email: jhbentsen83@hotmail.com
    Address: PO Box 952, Geneva, NY 14456-0952
  • Orange County

    Phone: 845-956-6264
    Email: namiamico@warwick.net
    Address: NAMI AMICO, Inc., P.O. Box 637, Middletown, NY 10940
  • Otsego County

    Phone: 607-547-9544
    Email: namiofotsego@gmail.com
  • Putnam County

    Phone: 845-363-1478
    Email: namiputnam@gmail.com
  • Queens/Nassau

    Phone: 516-326-0797
    Fax: 516-437-5785
    Email: namiqueensnassau@aol.com
    Address: 1981 Marcus Ave, Suite C117, Lake Success, NY 11042
  • Renssalaer County

    Phone: 518-588-6949
    Email: NAMIrensco@gmail.com
    Address: PO Box 397, West Sand Lake, NY 12196-0397
  • Rochester

    Phone: 585-423-1593
    Email: pat.sine@namirochester.org
  • Rockland County

    Phone: 845-359-8787
    Email: familya@namirockland.org
    Address: P.O. Box 635, Orangeburg, NY 10962-0635
  • Saratoga

    Phone: 518-306-6073
    Email: jandahug@earthlink.net
  • Schenectady

    Phone: 518-377-2619
    Email: rneville@nycap.rr.com
    Address: PO Box 974, Schenectady, NY 12301-0974
  • Southwest Nassau

    Phone: 516-623-7871
    Email: Churn2dash@optonline.net
    Address: NAMI LAMP/SW Nassau NY, 1712 Old Mill Rd, Merrick, NY 11566
  • St. Lawrence Valley

    Phone: 315-287-9180
    Email: lmhmatott@yahoo.com
    Address: 149 River Rd, Gouverneur, NY 13642-3118
  • Syracuse

    Phone: 315-487-2085
    Email: namisyracuse@namisyracuse.org
  • Westchester County

    Phone: 914-592-5458
    Email: Sharonm@namiwestchester.org

Spinal Cord Injury

Tourette Syndrome Association