sasi provides supports in Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Wyoming County! Our intake team is here to help you get started.
What can Intake do for me?
- Provide you with the most current information on services and supports
- Explain eligibility for services and assist you with obtaining and submitting the needed documents
- Facilitate referrals to sasi programs as well as provide information about other available resources
Want To Know More?
Read the Frequently Asked Questions below and review criteria for determining intake eligibility to learn more about how sasi can help you. Also, be sure to check out our list of helpful resources.
Intake inquiries can be made by calling 716-805-1555 or emailing [email protected]
Community Habilitation form (only required for community hab requests)
Frequently Asked Questions
When you call for information and referral, a sasi representative will provide you with the most current information on services and supports that are available to help make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and their families.
Email: [email protected]
Please keep in mind that each case is unique so specific information is often times best shared over the phone. Since each case is unique, the length of a call can vary considerably.
A knowledgeable and courteous sasi representative will gather information. To help us better serve you, please be prepared to describe the abilities and needs of the person for whom you are seeking assistance. This information will help determine service needs.
Please see our eligibility information section.
sasi maintains information on recent openings in services and programs in the community and at other agencies.
Please leave a short but detailed message with your name and number stated clearly to ensure that a sasi representative is able to reach you to answer your inquiries. Your call will be returned within 3 business days.
Tips from sasi to leave a successful message:
- State your name and phone number clearly.
- Briefly state the reason you are calling so a sasi Representative can gather information before calling you back.
If it has been more than three days, please call again. Voicemail systems are not foolproof and sometimes we simply cannot hear/understand a message/phone number and are unable to call back.
sasi is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing individuals with disabilities with supports and services that will enable them to lead meaningful lives and be as independent as possible.
Established in 1975, sasi has grown from a small community based agency to one of the largest service providers in Western New York.
sasi supports individuals with disabilities and their families. We support people from childhood through adulthood. See the Criteria for determining eligibility for OPWDD Services section for more detailed information about eligibility.
sasi Services and supports include supervised residential settings, supportive residential settings, employment training, clinical and specialty care and rehabilitative services, recreation opportunities, respite services, therapeutic riding, community habilitation, apartment settings, day programs and more.
We support individuals and their families who would like to self-direct their services. Contact us for more information.
Yes. sasi does community outreach and presentations. If you are interested in having sasi representatives present more information about services and the developmental disability system or for more information, please call sasi at 716-805-1555.
Contact sasi to speak to a representative who will be glad to answer your inquiries. We'll be glad to take your call and listen to your questions and concerns.