YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network
YAI Link: Intake, Information and Referral Unit

Address:460 West 34 St. New York NY 10001
Telephone(s):(212) 273-6182
Fax:(212) 268-1083
World Wide Web: http://www.yailink.org/


YAI provides comprehensive services to infants, pre-schoolers, adolescents and adults of all ages with developmental and learning disabilities, and to their families. Services include: service coordination, residential services, crisis intervention, day services, healthcare, home health care, family support, skills training, camping, travel, respite and all phases of job skills, placement and supportive employment.

YAI LINK is an information and referral service that provides the latest information on programs that make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and their families. Our knowledgeable and professional LINK Intake Specialists understand the needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families and can help you find the right service for the goals you have in mind.

Eligibility Requirements:

Persons with mental retardation and developmental and learning disabilities are eligible.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

Please call or visit the website

Fees/Methods of Payment:Medicaid, private insurance, sliding-scale fees, all government programs, free, private pay.
Access for People with Disabilities:Most facilities are handicap-accessible.

Services Offered:CampsCrisis InterventionHealth CareHome Health CareOutpatient Mental Health CarePre-job GuidanceRecreational ActivitiesRespite Care
Target Groups(By Need):Children with DisabilitiesDisabilities, People withFamilies / Friends of People with DisabilitiesParents of Children with Disabilities