Advancing Inclusion • Empowering Lives • Creating Community

Advocates has over 1,000 dedicated professionals serving approximately 1,000 individuals and families throughout Central New York.

Advocates Transforms Lives!

By giving today, you can help Advocates provide ongoing support for children and adults with disabilities and their families

Transforming Lives

Advocates supports children and adults with disabilities and their families with 1:1 Mentors/support staff, self-directed Community Habilitation and self-directed residential supports with a Backup Mentor service. We provide Family Training, Family Reimbursement for respite, Service Access, Medical Advocacy and Family Recreation

Self-Directed Support

We offer individualized supports so that people with disabilities can direct their own lives and create a vision for their future.

Family Support Services

We offer financial support with respite and goods and services such as classes, summer camp scholarships, therapeutic horseback riding, adaptive swimming lessons, and so much more.

Family Training

We offer information and resources on service access, financial planning, trusts, guardianship, communication and other topics to assist family members.

Creating Purpose

The life-changing opportunities we witness every day are far from ordinary. Our vision is to provide a sense of responsibility along with new skills, independence, and self-worth to all individuals.

Creating a Vision for Your Future

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