This website allows you to input your information to see what benefits you may be eligible for.
OMRDD (Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities) is now OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities)
Gov. David A. Paterson signed legislation A.11197/S. 7889 into law July 13, changing the name of the state Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities to the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities.
With a simple, smart step, you can help protect your money. Senior citizens, people with disabilities and others who receive federal benefits, can now sign up for direct deposit by calling the Go Direct campaign helpline at (800) 333-1795 or visiting www.GoDirect.org
If you would like help, please contact Jim Moody at 585-589-3102.
Women (40 – 64 years old) and Men (50 – 64 years old) who are uninsured or underinsured may receive the following screenings: Women: Mammograms, Pap & Clinical Breast Exams; Men: Colorectal & Pelvic Exams. Call the Cancer Services Program of Genesee & Orleans County today at 585-798-6641 and Spread the Word!
The Orleans Transit Service (OTS) offers a reduced (half) fare card to those who are disabled. Applicants must contact OTS to complete a form. Please bring a doctor’s note that identifies the disability or prove the disability through another written method. Questions can be addressed to OTS at 585-589-0707. The OTS office is on Hamilton Street in Albion behind the Orleans County fuel farm.
Assurance Wireless offers a free wireless phone and 200 free minutes of wireless service to eligible customers each months. There are no bills, long term contracts, activation fees or surcharges. Proof of lower income eligibility is required (i.e. Medicaid, food stamps, SSI). Visit their website at www.assurancewireless.com for more information. To begin the application process, call 1-888-898-4888. Thank you.
The Alzheimer’s Association of Western NY is available for phone care consultations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 800-272-3900. Throughout the year, they offer a wide range of programs and resources for anyone who is affected by this disease. In home consultations are also available. Call today or find out more about the local chapter at www.alz.org/wny.