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NYSTART Western Finger Lakes


The OPWDD NYSTART Western Finger Lakes team, provides START services to Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties.

The structure of the NYSTART Western Finger Lakes clinical team was designed to address specific needs identified in this area of the state.  The clinical team consists of the following staff:

  • Director
  • Clinical Director
  • Medical Director
  • NYSTART Team Leaders
  • NYSTART Coordinators

Additionally, NYSTART Therapeutic In-Home and Resource Center services will include the following staff:

  • Therapeutic In-Home Supports Team Leader
  • In-Home Support Specialists
  • Therapeutic Resource Center Director
  • Therapeutic Resource Center Assistant Director/Nurse
  • Therapeutic Resource Center Counselors

The NYSTART Western Finger Lakes team operates from three centers located in areas of the region that allow for timely clinical response and support.

To learn about the services and supports offered by the NYSTART Western Finger Lakes team please call 1-844-567-8278 to speak directly with a team member or contact the OPWDD START Liaison in your region. 


Additional Information is also available by visiting The ARC of Chemung’s website at the following link:

To Make a Referral call: 1-844-567-8278