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Service Area: We provide innovative services and expert care at over 80 locations throughout 9 counties of Upstate New York, including: Albany, Columbia, Greene, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady,
Schoharie, and Southern Saratoga.

Our History: The Center for Disability Services was founded in 1942 by parents of children with Cerebral Palsy to secure medical consultation and therapy services. We have grown from a tiny nursery school into a leading provider of innovative services and expert care for individuals with disabilities. Over the years our name has changed–from United Cerebral Palsy Association of the Capital Region and the C.P. Center to the Center for the Disabled, and now Center for Disability Services–but our mission and commitment to the community have remained steadfast.

Number of People Served: We provide services to more than 15,000 infants, children, adolescents, adults and seniors with disabilities, and their families from 37 counties in Upstate New York and 26 additional states.

Types of Disabilities: We provide expert care for individuals with over 300 different disability diagnoses, such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, spina bifida, quadriplegia, autism, asperger syndrome, and traumatic brain injury to name a few.

Annual Budget: Our annual budget is over $100 Million

Number of Employees: We are one of the top 10 largest employers in the Capital Region with 2,400 staff.


Center for Disability Services
314 South Manning Boulevard, Albany, New York 12208 • 518-437-5700

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