Last week we had a very successful Twitter Storm — thank you to all of those that participated! On the anniversary of the closing of Willowbrook, we want to continue the conversation by hosting another Twitter Storm to urge members of the health committees to reevaluate a bill that may send many of us into institutions or inContinue reading “#SAVECDPA TWITTER STORM Pt2: 9/17 @ 5:30PM”

DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to NYS Health Committees

September 14​ , 2020 To the Health Committees of the NYS Senate and Assembly: The Downstate New York Chapter of ADAPT has grave concerns regarding the recent Health Budget Law (​S. 7506-B; A. 9506-B​). ​We are writing not only to make you aware of our members’ concerns, but to request a meeting on Zoom with Senator Rivera,Continue reading “DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to NYS Health Committees”

DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to DOH Regarding PCS/CDPA Cuts and Changes

  Re: Proposed Amendment to 18 NYCRR § 505.14 and 18 NYCRR § 505.28 The Downstate New York chapter of ADAPT submits these comments in opposition to the proposed amendments to 18 NYCRR § 505.14, related to personal care services (“PCS”), and 18 NYCRR § 505.28, related to consumer directed personal assistance services (“CDPAS”), whichContinue reading “DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to DOH Regarding PCS/CDPA Cuts and Changes”


New York State is yet again trying to make massive cuts and changes to home and community based services for the disabled. Personal Care Services (PCS) and Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) are both forms of home attendant programs that allow disabled New Yorkers to live in the community, and are currently under threat. TheContinue reading “#SAVECDPA TWITTER STORM: 9/10 @ 5:30PM”