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Openings in FSS Counseling Program

Aspire's Family Support Services (FSS) Counseling Program currently has openings. This service is available to individuals and their families living in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties (based on counselor availability). Services are provided at no cost to the...

A New Option For Community Habilitation- Community BRIDGES

Aspire of WNY Community BRIDGES is a small group community habilitation program that provides learning opportunities for participants to build skills with the social determinants of health. All learning opportunities will have a connection to community experiences....

Aspire’s 2020 Annual Report is Here!

Aspire's 2020 Annual Report is now available!  Check it out here to see all the ways Aspire worked together as a team to handle a pandemic. 2020 Annual Report

Committee of Last Resort is now Helping Hands!

Aspire of WNY's Committee of Last Resort is a small grants program that has supported the needs of individuals with disabilities in the Western NY community for over 20 years. In order to better align this program's format with Aspire's mission, vision and values,...

Aspire Center for Learning Revised Reopening Plans

In preparation for the reopening of Aspire Center for Learning, the Leadership Team of Aspire of WNY has compiled an Education Reopening Plan. Download the plan and related attachments by clicking the links below. Aspire Education Reopening Plan School Reopening Plan...

COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A Webinar

The Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western New York recently presented a question and answer webinar on the COVID-19 vaccine.  Learn from a medical professional, as well as personal experiences from human service staff and advocates. Click here for more...

Temporary Suspension of Programs & Services

Amid changes and restrictions from the New York state "zone" strategy for COVID-19, Aspire of WNY has announced a number of changes to programs and services. Click here to download the latest updates.

Center for Learning Update

Under the guidance of the Erie County Department of Health and the Center for Learning’s Safety Plan, we have determined that our School Aged and On-Site Preschool will transition to remote learning.

Saturday Respite Programs Reopening Safety Plan

Aspire of Western New York has released its Safety and Reopening Plan for Saturday Respite Programs. Access the plan at the link below. Saturday Programs Safety & Reopening Plan

A Message from Our CEO for DSP Recognition Week

In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, Aspire of WNY President & CEO Renee Filip has a message to all DSPs who work with Aspire. Watch the video below to see more.   [video width="360" height="640"...