Fidelis Care
Wayne Resource Guide Developmentally Disabled Services

Developmentally Disabled Hotline/Wayne ARC

Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Services Office (DDSO)
620 Westfall Rd., Rochester
Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Service Office (DDSO), as a unit of the New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, is responsible for developing and providing comprehensive services for individuals with developmental disabilities- mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and other neurological impairments constituting a lifelong mental or physical impairment that becomes apparent prior to age 22. Community-based residential and habilitative services are provided. Finger Lakes DDSO, in partnership with voluntary, community, local agencies and county mental health departments throughout its region, designs and delivers services best suited to the needs of each individual and their family.

Law Help is committed to helping low income New Yorkers find free legal aid in New York and information about your legal rights, courts, and more. provides information and free services on law consequences of criminal charges, internet fraud: crimes and prevention, housing, family and juvenile, public benefits, health, education, immigration/immigrants, Veterans and military, consumer issues, disability, workers rights, taxes, discrimination and civil rights and seniors.

Legal Assistance of Western New York Inc. ®
361 South Main St., Geneva
Fair Housing Enforcement Project: Investigate, evaluate and litigate housing discrimination complaints for free! Provide intake and investigation of housing discrimination complaints from the public, and the provision of free legal representation on enforcement actions for those persons whose cases have merit after investigation. Call today if you feel you have been a victim of housing discrimination.

WayneARCbanner.jpgWayne ARC
150 Van Buren St., Newark
Wayne ARC provides information on how to become a legally appointed guardian of a developmentally disabled person to assist them with managing their affairs, will also act as legal guardian of developmentally disabled individuals when other options are not available. 8am-4pm.

WNY Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc.
590 South Ave., Rochester
TDD 585.546.1700
The Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PADD) Program serves persons who have developmental disabilities, as defined by federal legislation. Generally, individuals with mental retardation, autism, epilepsy, cerebral palsy and neurological impairments are developmentally disabled. PADD provides a wide range of services for persons with developmental disabilities, including: advice/ professional assistance, support in pursuing administrative remedies, technical assistance, negotiation/mediation, legal assistance, information/ referral, training, There is no charge for our services.


Wayne ARC

Happiness House