New York

Demographic Data

Total state population
19,435,561
Total number of people with disabilities
11.6%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
2.8%
Vision difficulty
2.0%
Cognitive difficulty
4.6%
Ambulatory difficulty
6.8%
Self-care difficulty
2.8%
Independent living difficulty
5.7%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
63.2%
Black or African American
15.9%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
8.6%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.0%
Hispanic or Latino
19.3%
Other Race
8.6%
Two or more Races
3.3%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
34.2%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
6.9%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
29.7%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Center for Disability Rights, Inc.
497 State Street
Rochester, NY 14608
Phone: 585-546-7510
ED:Bruce Darling
Westchester Independent Living Center, Inc.
10 County Center Road, Suite 203, Second Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-682-3926
ED:Joseph Bravo
Tri-Lakes Center for Independent Living
43 Broadway, Suite One
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Phone: 518-891-5295
ED:William Miller
Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc.
P.O. Box 210, 409 Columbia Street
Utica, NY 13503
Phone: 315-797-4642
Capital District Center for Independence, Inc.
845 Central Avenue, South, Suite 3
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: 518-459-6422
ED:Laurel Kelly
Bronx Independent Living Services, Inc.
4419 Third Avenue, Suite 2C
Bronx, NY 10457
Phone: 718-515-2800
ED:Brett Eisenberg
Western New York Independent Living, Inc.
3108 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-836-0822
ED:Douglas Usaik
AIM Independent Living Center
271 East First Street
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: 607-962-8225
ED:Rene Snyder
Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center / Glen Falls ILC
71 Glenwood Avenue
Queensbury, NY 12804
Phone: 518-792-3537
ED:Marti Burnley
Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York, Inc. (CIDNY)
841 Broadway, Suite 301
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-674-2300
ED:Susan Dooha
Action Toward Independence, Inc.
309 East Broadway, Suite A
Monticello, NY 12701
Phone: 845-794-4228
ED:Deborah Warden
ARISE Child and Family Service, Inc.
635 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203
Phone: 315-472-3171
ED:Tania Anderson
Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley
15-17 Third Street
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-274-0701
ED:Denise Figueroa
Northern Regional Center for Independent Living, Inc.
210 Court Street, Suite 107
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: 315-785-8703
ED:Aileen Martin
Harlem Independent Living Center
289 St. Nicolas Avenue, Lower Level, Suite 21
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-222-7122
ED:Christina Curry
State DD Council
Phone: (518) 486-7505
ED:Sheila Carey
UCEDDs
Westchester Institute for Human Development
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
in affiliation with New York Medical College
Cedarwood Hall
Valhalla, NY 10595
Main Phone: 914-493-8150
Main Fax: 914-493-1973
TTY: 914-493-1204
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights New York
725 Broadway, Suite 450
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 432-7861
Toll Free: (800) 993-8982
FAX: (518) 427-6561

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