Person Centered Services of Western New York (PCSWNY) is a collaborative organization established by a group of twelve local nonprofit service providers for people with developmental disabilities.  Our Founding Agencies span the 17 counties throughout the Buffalo, Rochester, and Finger Lakes regions.




Able2, formerly Cerebral Palsy and Handicapped Children’s Association of Chemung County has been the premier provider of comprehensive services to people with developmental disabilities. Today, they are serving hundreds of children and adults along with their families from Chemung County and surrounding areas.

Aspire of WNY

Aspire’s mission is to support children and adults with developmental and similar disabilities, helping them to live their lives to the fullest by providing individualized assistance based on personal choices. Aspire envisions full participation of those we support in all aspects of community living. Toward that end, Aspire empowers individuals to maximize their potential, including those we support, those who work for us, and those who work with us.

Baker Victory Services

Baker Victory Services is dedicated to fostering the highest possible quality of life and personal achievement by partnering with children, adults, their families and the community. Programming includes services for the developmentally disabled, residential facilities for youths with behavioral and mental health challenges, full-day special education programs, clinical and mobile dental services, adoption, and foster care coordination.

Cantalician Center for Learning

The Cantalician Center provides person-centered compassionate services that promote independence, and offers meaningful opportunities to 350 individuals annually with developmental disabilities, from birth through adulthood. Programs include daycare, preschool, elementary and secondary school age programs, adult day habilitation, supported employment, family centered evaluations, and Medicaid Service Coordination.

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled

For more than two decades, Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled has been known for passionate professionals and creative services that help each person achieve their personal dream. We offer more than 40 different programs, and will help you design a plan to reach your personal, social, housing and vocational goals.

Heritage Christian Services

Heritage Christian Services supports more than 1,700 children and adults with disabilities. The agency operates more than 70 neighborhood homes, service coordination, respite, community habilitation and 26 day programs, and has been recognized by the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities as one of New York State’s top service providers to people with special needs.


Founded 175 years ago, Hillside Family of Agencies provides child welfare, mental health, youth development, juvenile justice, special education and developmental disabilities services to 12,636 youth and families across central and western New York, and Prince George’s County, MD.

Holy Childhood

Holy Childhood, a non-denominational school and agency serving greater Rochester, has enriched the lives of people with developmental disabilities for more than six decades. Preparing children and adults with skills which lead to maximum independence and lifelong success, Holy Childhood provides individualized school, day program, clinic and respite services.

Lifetime Assistance 

Based in Rochester, New York, Lifetime Assistance offers a full spectrum of premier developmental disability services. Strongly rooted in person-first services since 1978, Lifetime remains passionate about supporting individuals as successful participants in a respectful and inclusive community.

Pathways Inc.

Pathways provides children, adults and families with specialized programs and services in developmental disabilities, mental health, family support, traumatic brain injury, nursing home alternatives, home care and child care. We hold ourselves accountable for meeting the expressed needs of those we support and for offering them meaningful opportunities to develop their own capabilities.

People Inc

People Inc. is Western New York’s leading non-profit human services agency. Through a variety of services including residential, employment, community outreach, health care and recreation programs, we help seniors, families and people with disabilities live more healthy, independent and productive lives. As an OPWDD Compass agency, People Inc. provides services to more than 10,000 individuals throughout Western New York.


SASi, is a leading non-profit human services agency that provides quality services to adults and children with special needs and their families. The organization focuses on the unique skills, desires, needs and goals of each person and works toward those goals through specialized programs and services, constantly striving to provide experiences that enhance individual opportunities and enrich their lives.