DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to DOH Regarding PCS/CDPA Cuts and Changes

  Re: Proposed Amendment to 18 NYCRR § 505.14 and 18 NYCRR § 505.28 The Downstate New York chapter of ADAPT submits these comments in opposition to the proposed amendments to 18 NYCRR § 505.14, related to personal care services (“PCS”), and 18 NYCRR § 505.28, related to consumer directed personal assistance services (“CDPAS”), whichContinue reading “DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to DOH Regarding PCS/CDPA Cuts and Changes”


New York State is yet again trying to make massive cuts and changes to home and community based services for the disabled. Personal Care Services (PCS) and Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) are both forms of home attendant programs that allow disabled New Yorkers to live in the community, and are currently under threat. TheContinue reading “#SAVECDPA TWITTER STORM: 9/10 @ 5:30PM”

How to get featured on DNY ADAPT’s website

ADAPT has a lengthy history of organizing and protesting for the rights of disabled Americans– and we want your stories! Interested in having a photo or blog post featured on our site? Keep reading! Photographs Have any photographs from ADAPT events that you would like to see featured on our site? Want to send usContinue reading “How to get featured on DNY ADAPT’s website”

DNY ADAPT’s Summer 2020 Webinar Series: Proposed Changes to CDPA/PCS

The Department of Health’s proposed changes to home and community-based services may leave many disabled New Yorkers either without care or at whim of a system urging them into an institution. We have until September 14th to tell the DOH that this is unacceptable. In our webinars we will be going over what the proposed regulationsContinue reading “DNY ADAPT’s Summer 2020 Webinar Series: Proposed Changes to CDPA/PCS”

Welcome to Downstate NY ADAPT!

Welcome to our new website! We are very excited to expand our chapter across various counties of New York State, and officially transition from the Long Island chapter into the Downstate New York Chapter of ADAPT (DNY ADAPT). We have many exciting projects and website features to share with all of you, and we wouldContinue reading “Welcome to Downstate NY ADAPT!”