OPWDD will release a new Statewide Comprehensive 2023-2027 Strategic Plan in the Fall of 2022 following stakeholder feedback and discussion which began in 2021 and continued in 2022 with review of a draft plan.
The 2023-2027 Strategic Plan will include the top priorities for OPWDD policy and planning efforts for the next several years.
- Launch Strategic Planning webpages
- Hold regional forum listening sessions
- Collect written and verbal input
- Meet with all stakeholder groups to discuss strategies and gather input
- Develop the Draft Strategic Plan using feedback provided by stakeholders
- Release Draft Strategic Plan for public review
- Public Hearings to collect written and verbal feedback
- Hold regional public meetings to collect feedback
- Finalize plan based on feedback
- Release final plan and submit to NYS legislature
2023-2027 Draft Strategic Plan
View all translated versions of the Strategic Plan.
The Draft Strategic Plan Plain Language
View all translated versions of the Draft Strategic Plan Plain Language document.
Note that the form provides for written comments. Those who wish to submit written feedback through the online feedback form or through [email protected] should submit their comments by July 29, 2022.
Translated Online Forms
5.07 Draft Strategic Plan Statewide Public Hearing June 8, 2022
5.07 Draft Strategic Plan Statewide Public Hearing June 9, 2022
|Plattsburgh||June 22||2-4 p.m.||
Advocacy and Resource Center
|Binghamton||June 28||3-5 p.m.||
Southern Tier Independence Center (STIC)
|Queens||July 7||12-2 p.m.||
|Long Island||July 8||10 a.m.-12 p.m.||
OPWDD Regional Office
|Long Island Flyer|
|Staten Island||July 8||3:30-5:30 p.m.||
Elizabeth A. Connelly Center,
|Staten Island Flyer|
|Capital Region||July 11||11 a.m.-1 p.m.||OD Heck Gymnasium
500 Balltown Road, Building 4,
Schenectady, NY 12304
|Capital Region Flyer|
|Rochester||July 18||3:30-5:30 p.m.||
Mary Cariola Children’s Center
|Buffalo||July 19||1-3 p.m.||
OPWDD Regional Office &
|Manhattan||August 2||1-3 p.m.||
Inter-Agency Council of Developmental Disabilities (IAC)
|Brooklyn||August 2||6-8 p.m.||Heartshare Brooklyn Day Habilitation
177 Livingston St.,
29 Gallatin Pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Recognizing and respecting that some stakeholders may not be comfortable with in-person meetings, OPWDD will provide additional virtual public hearing opportunities on the 2023-2027 Draft Strategic Plan. Dates and times will be announced soon.
To register for an in-person forum on OPWDD’s 2023-2027 Draft Strategic Plan: Register Here