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.

Register for an in-person forum

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

Written Feedback

Fill out an online form

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

Feedback Form in Italian

Feedback Form in Haitian

Feedback Form in Russian

Feedback Form in Yiddish

Feedback Form in Spanish

Feedback Form in Arabic

Feedback Form in Korean

Feedback Form in Polish

Feedback Form in Chinese

Feedback Form in Bengali

Statewide Hearings

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

Regional Forums

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

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

Plattsburgh Flyer
Binghamton June 28 3-5 p.m.

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

Binghamton Flyer
Queens July 7 12-2 p.m.

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

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

OPWDD Regional Office
415 Oser Avenue
Hauppauge, NY 11788

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

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

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
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY  14621

Rochester Flyer
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

Buffalo Flyer
Syracuse July 26   TBD  
Manhattan August 2 1-3 p.m.

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

Manhattan Flyer
Brooklyn August 2 6-8 p.m. Heartshare Brooklyn Day Habilitation
177 Livingston St.,
2nd Floor
29 Gallatin Pl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Brooklyn Flyer
Bronx August 3   TBD  
Westchester August 3   TBD  

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