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Developmental Disabilities Services

We offer a range of services to people with developmental disabilities to assist them in gaining new skills.  These intensive, person-centered services are tailored to each individual.

Community Habilitation: This program helps individuals improve their daily living and social skills, for example, cooking, budgeting and learning to take public transportation.

Pre-Vocational Community-Based Services:  This program arranges unpaid volunteer and community experiences for individuals who would like to build job skills.  Clients learn skills to help them obtain future employment, such as problem-solving, work safety, and good work-place habits. These services are provided to persons not expected to join the general workforce within one year.

Employment Training Program (ETP): The Employment Training Program (ETP) provides opportunities for individuals to gain real work experience through paid internships. Supports provided through ETP include job development, job placement, and job coaching services.  The goal of this service is to assist individuals in eventually obtaining paid employment in the community, earning at least minimum wage.

Supportive Employment (SEMP): The purpose of this service is to assist individuals in maintaining paid employment earning above minimum wage in an integrated setting in the general workforce.  Visits by our staff, which are less frequent than with other employment services, are conducted to assess an individual’s progress toward meeting goals and maintaining employment stability.

Contact Tompkins Office

324 W Buffalo St, Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-5062
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed to the public,
Open for appointments
Tuesday: 9AM–12PM, 1–3:30PM
Wednesday: 9AM–12PM, 1–3:30PM
Thursday: 9AM–12PM, 1–3:30PM
Friday: 9AM–12PM, 1–3:30PM
Saturday: Closed

Contact Tioga Office

139 Roki Blvd, Nichols, NY 13812
(607) 414-1023
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed to the public,
Open for emergencies and appointments
Tuesday: 9AM–11:45AM, 1PM–2:45PM
Wednesday: 9AM-11:45AM, 1PM-2:45PM
Thursday: 9AM–11:45AM, 1PM–2:45PM
Friday: 9AM–11:45AM, 1PM–2:45PM
Saturday: Closed



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Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester   ·   1150 Buffalo Road   ·   Rochester, NY 14624
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