Welcome To Advocates
Empowering Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families
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Career Opportunities


Come be part of a team of support professionals that empowers individuals to gain increased independence, learn new skills, increase problem solving skills, become involved in their communities, have increased self-esteem, and realize their goals..Read More...


Stroll & Roll Tee Shirt Contest

Are you creative, artistic or just know what looks good on a tee shirt?

We're looking for you to help us create the first Advocates Stroll and Roll tee shirt! Start drafting a design today! Deadline to entry is March 31st. 


Latest Events

Our Services


Advocates was established by parents of children with developmental disabilities and is dedicated to empowering people with the information and resources to lead full and meaningful lives in their communities. Advocates provides information, support, training, and services to help people achieve their goals.Read More...


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Advocates Stroll & Roll 

Advocates is excited to announce our first ever run and walk coming up on Saturday May 11th from 10:30am - 12:00pm at Onondaga Lake Park. Whether you are a walker for an advanced 5K racer, grab your running shoes and contribute to an organization that supports people with special needs


Our Mission


Advocates is a person-centered not for profit organization that empowers individuals with developmental disabilities to direct their own lives and create a vision for their future. Together, we advocate for a future where people with developmental disabilities can fully participate in their home, schools, and communities in a meaningful way.Read More...

Lives of Distinction

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Lives of Distinction features stories from individuals who are contributing to the community, and leading a fully inclusive, abundant life using self-directed,person-centered services provided by Advocates.Read More...


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