Statewide Comprehensive 5.07 Plan


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.

Planning Timeline

Spring 2021

  • Launch Strategic Planning webpages
  • Hold regional forum listening sessions
  • Collect written and verbal input

Summer 2021

  • Meet with all stakeholder groups to discuss strategies and gather input 

Fall 2021

  • Develop the Draft Strategic Plan using feedback provided by stakeholders

Spring 2022

  • Release Draft Strategic Plan for public review
  • Public Hearings to collect written and verbal feedback

Summer 2022

  • Hold regional public meetings to collect feedback

Fall 2022

  • 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. 

The Draft Strategic Plan
in Plain Language

Statewide Hearings

 5.07 Draft Strategic Plan Statewide Public Hearing June 8, 2022
5.07 Draft Strategic Plan Statewide Public Hearing June 9, 2022
 5.07 Draft Strategic Plan Statewide Public Hearing August 15, 2022 
 5.07 Draft Strategic Plan Statewide Public Hearing August 16, 2022 

Regional Forums

In Summer 2022, OPWDD held the following in-person forums:

Location Date Time Venue
Plattsburgh June 22 2-4 p.m.

Advocacy and Resource Center
(Clinton County Arc)
279 New York Road
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Binghamton June 28 3-5 p.m.

Southern Tier Independence Center (STIC)
135 E Frederick St.
Binghamton, NY 13904

Queens July 7 12-2 p.m.

Queens DDRO
Room VC2, Basement
80-45 Winchester Blvd, Building 80
Queens Village, NY  11427

Long Island July 8 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

OPWDD Regional Office
415 Oser Avenue
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Staten Island July 8 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Elizabeth A. Connelly Center,
930 Willowbrook Road,
Building 41 A
Staten Island, NY 10314

Capital Region July 11 11 a.m.-1 p.m. OD Heck Gymnasium
500 Balltown Road, Building 4,
Schenectady, NY 12304
Rochester July 18 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Mary Cariola Children’s Center
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY  14621

Buffalo July 19 1-3 p.m.

OPWDD Regional Office &
SANYS of Western NY

1021 Broadway Street
4th Floor, Large Conference Room
Buffalo, NY, 14212

Syracuse July 26 1-3 p.m. Arc of Onondaga
600 South
Wilbur Ave.
Syracuse, NY
Manhattan August 2 1-3 p.m.

Inter-Agency Council of Developmental Disabilities (IAC)
150 West 30th St.
15th Floor
New York, NY  10001

Brooklyn August 2 6-8 p.m. Heartshare Brooklyn Day Habilitation
177 Livingston St.,
2nd Floor
29 Gallatin Pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Bronx August 3 9:30-11:30 a.m. OPWDD Regional Office
2400 Halsey Street
Bronx, NY 10461
Westchester August 3 3:30-5:30 p.m. Westchester Institute for Human Development
20 Plaza West
Valhalla, NY 10595