MyCompass Resource Site

Visit the new MyCompassNY.com site, a valuable resource for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities! This online tool is filled with helpful information and inspiring stories of people overcoming barriers to successful living. The web page was formed through TriaDD, a partnership between Person Centered Services, LIFEPlan, and Advance Care Alliance. This collaboration across Care Coordination Organizations was forged to explore better models of care and … Read More

James Embraces a New Life

For a long time, James lived in his parents’ home and relied on their support. He did not know what the next step in his life should be. James participated in Supported Employment services, but had yet to find a job that fit. Care Coordinator Laurie Bush helped James pursue a more fulfilling and independent life. She transitioned him from … Read More

Information About the COVID-19 Vaccine for People with Disabilities

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that beginning Feb. 15, people over 16 with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in the community are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This is great news and our Care Coordinators are proud to connect people we serve to the vaccine! The governor’s office said state-run vaccination sites will begin taking appointments for people … Read More

Shannon Bryant Selected for 40 Under 40

We’re excited to announce that Shannon Bryant, our Director of Learning, Development and Diversity, has been selected for Buffalo Business First’s 40 Under 40! Bryant joined our team in 2018 and directs the instructional design process. Since July, Bryant has also been responsible for creating and driving our diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy. We’re grateful for the many ways she contributes … Read More

Important Coronavirus Information – 3/13/20

To Individuals, Families, and Caregivers: At Person Centered Services, our mission is to connect you and/or your loved one to the care, support and opportunities that maximize your quality of life. To achieve this within the current concerns about the Coronavirus, we want to make sure you are informed about our preventive and responsive actions. Our priority is the safety … Read More

NEW Open Forum Dates and Locations Announced

Person Centered Services will be hosting more open forums for individuals, families and caregivers, and has announced three new dates and locations for forums. Forums will be held in Batavia on July 17, North Tonawanda on July 29, and Olean on August 13. The open forums will serve as an opportunity for those we serve to meet our leadership team, … Read More

Five Person Centered Services Employees to Present at 2019 Developmental Disabilities Day

The Developmental Disabilities Alliance of WNY (DDAWNY) is hosting the 31st Annual Developmental Disabilities Day (DD Day) on May 30. DD Day is a full-day conference that brings together members of the WNY DD community such as agencies, direct care workers, families, individuals, vendors and more. The conference schedule includes an awards luncheon, keynote speaker, agency and vendor fair, a … Read More

You’re Invited! Individual, Family and Caregiver Open Forums

Person Centered Services is hosting open forums for individuals, families and caregivers beginning this May – and you’re invited! You can meet our care coordinators and leadership team, provide your thoughts and suggestions, and get all of your care coordination questions answered. Refreshments will be served. So that you can attend the forum that best works with your schedule, forums … Read More

A Note from the CEO

To Individuals and Families: As you know, the delivery of Medicaid services in New York State for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is changing quickly. OPWDD’s first step toward managed care was the new expanded Care Coordination Organization model and the creation of companies like ours. Now, as OPWDD holds public forums this week to begin rolling out its … Read More