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Is Self-Direction Right for Me?

Self-direction gives you the flexibility to choose the mix of supports and services that are right for you so you can live the life you want. Anyone who is eligible for OPWDD services and enrolled in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver can choose to self-direct their services.


Self-Direction gives you the chance to make decisions about supports and services that help you to:

  • Enjoy meaningful relationships with family and friends.
  • Experience health and growth.
  • Live in the home and community you choose.
  • Work, volunteer, or do activities you enjoy. 

For more information, please contact:

Helen Conway, Director of Self-Directed Services

(631) 366-5848

[email protected]