Are you or your family member eligible to receive supports through Allegany Arc? OPWDD’s eligibility requirements are listed below:
- An established developmental disability diagnosis. (intellectual disability with FSIQ below 69, seizure disorder, cerebral palsy, autism, neurological impairment or other condition that results in limited intellectual functioning or adaptive skills)
- Disability must have occurred prior to the age 22.
- There must be a likelihood that the condition will continue indefinitely.
- The disability must constitute a substantial handicap to the individual’s ability to function normally in society. (Adaptive Behavior Assessment below 69)
All applicants must contact the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Front Door at 1-800-487-6310.
For further information, please contact:
(585) 593-3005 Ext. 244
Director of Medicaid Service Coordination
(585) 593-3005 Ext. 237