Finding the right services is a lot easier with advice and patient guidance from experts. The Family Connect team will help steer you to our Network’s many offerings and refer you to other resources when appropriate.
This provides critical financial support to eligible family members for everything from uninsured medical supplies to a computer, summer camp fees to adaptive equipment. Our Family Reimbursement program assists families with needs that often make all the difference in caring for a family member with a disability at home. A committee comprised of parents reviews applications and makes recommendations, based on a set of guidelines, for subsidies of up to $500 per family. We administer the program and implement the committee’s recommendations.
Our Family Reimbursement program provides critical support to eligible families. Items traditionally not covered by Medicaid but funded through family reimbursement often include: specialized clothing, uninsured medical supplies, adapted equipment, summer camp tuition, respite care, children’s furniture, nutritional items and care supplies.
The Housing Assistance Program provides a variety of services to eligible individuals and their families throughout New York City. Services include housing and accessibility rights education, landlord/tenant negotiations, code enforcement advocacy, help in expediting public housing applications, transfers, referral to legal services, evaluations for adaptive equipment and home modifications.