Center for Disability Rights, Inc.

Address: 497 State Street
Address 2:
Rochester, NY 14608
County: Monroe and Ontario
Phone: (585) 546-7510
TTY: (585) 546-7510
Fax: (585) 458-8046
E-mail:
Hours of Operation: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Area Served: Limited Area by county
Description: The Center for Disability Rights (CDR) is a not-for-profit, advocacy and service organization for people with all types of disabilities. the organization works to assist individuals to live as independently as possible within the community of their choosing. CDR currently operates the following services programs. Community Reintegration: This program assists individuals to transition from nursing homes or other institutional settings to a community setting, with safe and appropriate supports near family and friends. This transition occurs through assistance with locating a suitable housing, applying for benefits, and finding supportive services, such as personal care, service coordination, community support services, recreational/social programming. Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Service (CDPAS): This program offers an alternative to traditional home care services, to individuals capable of managing their own attendant services. Participants of this program are able to select the attendants who will provide their personal care, such as bathing and dressing. Waiver Services: CDR also provides services through the Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD) Medicaid Waiver and the Department of Health?s Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Medicaid Waiver. These waiver programs provide service coordination, community support services such as day and residential habilitation , home and community support, skills training, recreation and integration services Independent Living Services: CDR offers an array of supports, which includes information and referral to other available services, independent living skills training, peer support services, individual advocacy, and community reintegration. These services are available to any person with a disability. Information and referral are available to people without disabilities as well.