OPWDD Services

Taking on life.

When you’re living with or caring for a family member with developmental challenges, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. There are lots of options available to OPWDD-eligible individuals–but navigating the maze of government funding can be complicated.

The good thing is, we know care. For over 30 years, we’ve been empowering people with developmental disabilities to actualize their full potential. Our mission is to move our clients toward their goals and help them enjoy the highest quality of life. Our providers understand your individual needs and offer conscientious and comprehensive care.


  • Guidance
  • Financial Subsidies
  • Skill Development
  • Respite Service
  • Housing Programs

Caring for your needs, both present and future.

  • Intake
  • Referrals
  • Support Circles
Financial Subsidies

Relieve the burden with financial support.

  • E-Mods
  • Self-Direction
  • FSS
Skill Development

Improving everyday skills. Every day.

  • Comhab
  • Achoseinu Academy
  • Camp Achoseinu
  • Dayhab
  • Prevocational Services
  • Behavioral Intervention
Respite Service

Stepping in so caregivers can step out.

  • Home-Based Respite
  • After School Programs
  • Weekend Respite
  • Community Center
  • Day Camp
Housing Programs

Securing a place for the future.

  • ISS Housing
  • Group Home
  • Family Care
What is OPWDD?

OPWDD is the name commonly used to refer to New York State’s Medicaid-funded programthat services New Yorkers diagnosed with developmental disabilities. OPWDD providesservices through nonprofit agencies, like Hamaspik.

Who is eligible?

The Hamaspik OPWDD program provides waiver services to individuals with a variety of conditions, including intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrumdisorders, and other neurological impairments.

If you’re not sure if you or your loved one is eligible, you can contact Hamaspik at 718.387.8400 or email [email protected]

Start the process now.

Ready to light up your loved one’s future?
An experienced team member will walk you
through the process and initiate services.

Apply for Services

Or call 718.387.8400