New York Connects


NY Connects is an online, telephone-based, and / or in-person source of free, unbiased information and assistance to people with disabilities and older individuals. We can help you link to long term services and supports, such as home care, transportation and meals. Our goal is to help individuals live independently in their homes as long as possible.

The North Country Center for Independence is a partner in NY Connects. You can speak to a NY Connects Specialist at NCCI by calling 518-563-9058, Extension 105.

How we can help you:

* Anyone can get help with information about resources by telephone, online, or in-person.
* We can help link you to long term services and supports regardless of diagnosis, age or payor source.
* We coordinate with other agencies to guide you through eligibility processes.
* We provide seamless linkages for any necessary assessment you may need.
* We help with application and enrollment in public assistance benefits.

Click here to learn more about NY Connects, and explore the NY Connects Resource Directory.

NY Connects programs are located across the state.
Click here to find a directory of NY Connects programs in each county.