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URGENT: Protect Our Funding!

Once again, we are facing proposed funding cuts under a State Plan Amendment and a 1915(c) waiver amendment proposed by DOH and OPWDD for the fiscal year 2021. Its passage will mean a loss of millions designated for the care of I/DD residents in New York.

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Reward Our DSPs, Can You Help?

The country, and the world at large, are in the midst of an unexpected crisis we have not experienced in generations. Healthcare workers and first responders are on the front lines in keeping us safe. Here at Opengate, this is

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Loss of Potential for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Children with disabilities face an uncertain future when they come to the end of special education programs and enter adulthood. If they don’t receive the social service programs necessary, they are unprepared for what lies ahead in terms of employment,

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The Summer Appeal and the Impact of Donations

Opengate’s summer appeal was well received and we are thankful for donations which help us provide services uninterrupted. But, summer isn’t over yet, and our appeal for donations continues. The future of Opengate is always evolving, as well as our

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The Gift of Donation

If you are a parent of a child with developmental or intellectual disabilities, where will you turn when your child reaches adulthood? If you’re like most in our community, you go to Opengate. Why? Because you know that you and

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