Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western New York (DDAWNY)

Legal Barriers of Using a Central Processing System for Respite Workers

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Cheektowaga, NY
AMOUNT: $10,000 for One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018
WEBSITE: DDAWNY.org


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued