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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

Aspire Reopening Safety Plans

Aspire of Western New York invites you to review the following Safety and Reopening Plans. Free Standing Respite Community Based PreVoc Programs Community Based Supports- Community Habilitation and In-Home Respite (Self-Directed and Traditional), Community...

Aspire Center for Learning 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 Resources for Self-Advocates

Here are some great resources made by and for people with developmental disabilities about COVID-19. Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center Click on the underlined words to see the resources: Informational Video on COVID-19 What You Need to Know About...