Empower

From Farmhouse to Service Center: Creating a New Home for Key Services and Supports

Empower is looking to transform one of its buildings — an 1845 farmhouse currently being used for offices — into a respite and day habilitation center that will make high-demand respite, community habilitation and day services more accessible to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. A few physical improv

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Niagara Falls, NY
AMOUNT: $25,000
YEAR AWARDED: 2021
WEBSITE: www.empower-wny.org


Nowhere to Turn: A Comprehensive Approach to Treatment-Resistant Behaviors

Right now, in Western New York, if you are an adolescent with disabilities and are experiencing a behavioral crisis, there is nowhere local for you to receive care. Neurobehavioral units are dedicated to the assessment and treatment of children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who have severe behavioral problems, yet Buffalo … Continued