Advocacy and Case Management Services

provided by Empowering People's Independence

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Empowering People's Independence - Rochester

1650 South Avenue
Rochester NY 14620
M-F 8:00AM-4:30PM.
Other times available by appointment only.
Bus Service:


Disabilities Access:



* Offers support, information and referral, and education for developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and epilepsy.
  • Case management. 
  • Residential Homes.
  • Self-Directed Services, including Fiscal Intermediary and Brokerage services.
  • Family reimbursement.
  • Respite.
  • Health Homes.
  • Family support services, including parent support groups.
  • Structured day and evening programs.
  • Support groups, counseling.
  • Community habilitation.
  • Day Habilitation.
  • Camp EAGR - Residential summer camp for children with epilepsy.

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Eligibility: Varies by program. Call for information.

Application Process: Call, email, or fill out intake on website.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for service except in residential programs. Services covered by OPWDD.

Coverage Note: Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates Counties.

Languages: Spanish -


Empowering People’s Independence provides comprehensive services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and neurological and chronic health conditions. EPI also offers the only week-long camp for children and young adults with epilepsy in New York State.