We are available and accessible to our members, their families, providers, and any interested parties during this COVID-19 public health emergency. Our COVID-19 Resource Center will help you stay updated. Care management services and supports, along with all other company business, will be provided via phone/ tele- conferencing, email, and video conferencing during this period of time. Our care management staff is in frequent contact with members and you are encouraged to contact your Care Manager with questions. Here is contact information to help you navigate Care Design NY:
We are focused on our mission to assist individuals with I/DD to get the supports and services they need to live a quality life. While we may be physically distancing at this time, we are committed to staying connected!
The Care Design NY mission is to assist individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) to get the supports and services they need to live a quality life.
To ensure people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) enjoy: meaningful relationships with friends, family, and other in their lives; experience personal health and growth; and live in the home of their choice and fully participate in their communities.
Compassion: The capacity to appreciate what others think and feel. The recognition of the worth of each person and the treatment of individual rights and preferences with respect, honor, and fairness.
Diversity: The commitment to foster an environment of respect and inclusion for employees, members, families and all stakeholders.
Excellence: The continual emphasis on innovation, increasing knowledge, and delivering the highest quality supports and services.
Honesty: The foundation of which trust is built and truth is communicated.
We are committed to our roles as a Care Coordination Organization/Health Home (CCO/HH), and we believe each Care Design NY member has the potential to live a quality life through the careful planning and delivery of physical, mental health, and support from natural supports and community resources.
Individuals and families are at the center of all we do at Care Design NY. We will assist you, and advocate with and for you, to ensure that you have information and resources to make informed choices in your life.
We will work in partnership with you to achieve the life you desire, ensuring that you have access to the support and services that are needed by providing Health Home Care Management. This newly designed service is a new way to coordinate care, combining developmental disability services and supports with health, wellness and behavioral health services.
See the events calendar below and select the event you would like to attend. Follow the instructions within each of the event details.
The COVID-19 vaccine distribution has begun in New York State. It’s absolutely critical to prioritize and vaccinate ALL people with I/DD and the professionals that support them for their safety and well-being.
We invite you to take this opportunity to reflect on the life of Dr. King and the importance of his accomplishments.
To Members and Families on the 1.6.21 events at the U.S. Capitol.
The COVID-19 public health crisis is rapidly changing. This information represents the most up to date information we had at the time of publishing. We will update as new information becomes available.
The New York State Office of People with Development Disabilities provides support services directly and throughout a network of not-for-profit agencies to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Care Coordination Organizations such as Care design NY help individuals and families coordinate and advocate for the services they need and want.
The complete list of intake coordinators can be found on the Request Services page.
Care Design NY will support you to design a plan to incorporate the services and supports important to you. Our care management services will build upon the foundation created by service coordination to create and deliver a more comprehensive coordination of services and supports for individuals.
At Care Design NY, our care managers are compassionate, experienced, and knowledgeable, many with long-standing relationships with the individuals and families they support.
Our Care Design NY care managers are busy working on Life Plans for over 26,000 individuals, helping individuals and families meet all of their needs.
8 Southwoods Blvd
Albany, NY 12211