PWDD Services

Supports, Guides and Motivates Adults
With Intellectual / Developmental
Disabilities To Achieve Individual
Goals, Personal Growth and Greater Independence

Day Habilitation / Cayuga & Tompkins Counties

One-on-one social interaction and group sessions with trained staff builds individuals' self-worth, independence, and life skills.
Unity House day services reopened in August 2020 after a five month hiatus due to COVID-19. Read our safety plans here.
Auburn Site Based Reopening Plan
Auburn WOW Reopening Plan
Ithaca Site Based Reopening Plan
Ithaca WOW Reopening Plan
Ithaca WOW Reopening Plan Video

Residential / Cayuga, Tompkins & Onondaga Counties

Supervised housing sites provide 24-hour support by trained staff. Supportive housing sites include 1-2 person apartments with intermittent staff assistance provided throughout the week as needed.

Respite Care / Cayuga & Tompkins Counties

Emergency and planned respite care provides 24-hour staffing in a comfortable, home-like environment for overnight stays.

Self Direction / Cayuga & Tompkins Counties

Partners with individuals and their families to give them a choice of supports and services that best fit their needs.

Individualized Support Services (ISS)

ISS is designed to help people live on their own rather than in an OPWDD-certified program or with other family members.

Unity Employment Services (UES) / Cayuga, Onondaga, Ontario, Seneca & Wayne Counties

UES provides individuals with differing abilities the opportunity to prepare for and/or find competitive, meaningful employment in their community. Services include: Supported Employment (SEMP), Employee Training Program (ETP), Pathway to Employment (PTE), Community-Based Prevocational Services (CBPV) and more.