Welcome to Central Intake

A single point of contact for individuals, their families and circles of support seeking services from Aspire of WNY.

Get Started with Aspire of WNY

Our team can assist individuals, their families and circles of support seeking services. For questions or more information in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus County, please call 716.838.0047 or email intake@aspirewny.org.

Due to volume, all applications requesting EMOD/VMOD services will be placed on a waiting list as of 4.17.2024

Navigating and understanding the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Front Door process and obtaining necessary authorization for services


Navigating and understanding our agency’s process for intake of all OPWDD Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver. Our process has recently changed! After services are authorized, Care Coordinators/Care Managers are encouraged to download our updated guidelines below AND can now complete our application ONLINE!

Agency Outreach

Agency Outreach works to establish and grow relationships in the community with individuals, families, local business partners and other agencies.


Family Support Services (FSS) Jamestown Counseling Program

FSS provides professional, family-driven and flexible counseling services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members.


Helping Hands Grant Program

Helping Hands provides emergency and supplemental funding to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities in the WNY area for a variety of needs that these individuals and/or their families cannot afford.

Connect with Central Intake

For questions or more information in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua or Cattaraugus counties, please call 716.838.0047 or email intake@aspirewny.org.

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