For Self-Hired SDS Staff

Self-Directed Services through Springbrook ensures that you will have the flexibility to choose the supports that are right for you and your family, the staff that you want to work with, the opportunity to create a schedule that matches your needs, and the technology and staff to support you every step of the way.

  • You can choose Self-Directed Services if you are eligible for OPWDD services and enrolled in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver.
  • Choosing to Self-Direct your services with Springbrook means you are partnering with one of New York State’s leading SDS providers, with over 15 years of experience. We have partnered with hundreds of individuals and their families across the state to help them build the life they want.

Springbrook’s Self-Directed Services staff are the best within New York StateWith a history of distinction in Self-Direction, Springbrook’s leadership and collaborative spirit offer practical guidance for a comprehensive model of Self-Direction. You can join us in making a difference for someone with a developmental disability!

Please see our helpful guide to applying to Springbrook SDS positions

Quarterly Program Presentation Dates

Springbrook is proud to present updates to our programs each quarter so students, residents, participants, and their families can hear from Springbrook leadership as we forecast the short-term future in this uncertain time. Check this page often for updates, webinar...

DSP Appreciation Week is Coming – Situation Saturday

Happy Saturday! The Situation this week is that we need your help! Direct Support Professional Appreciation Week is quickly approaching (September 13-19) and we want you to help us show our exceptional DSPs how important they are to the Springbrook community!...

Reopening Plans – Situation Saturday

Happy Situation Saturday! Today we want to encourage family, friends, and staff to attend one of next week's scheduled Family Webinars. On Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11, we are hosting a series of webinars for families regarding our Reopening Plans....

Essential and Proud – Sunday Funday

Today we are featuring an essential employee, not working for Springbrook, but supported by Springbrook. Bruce Wood, who is a resident of the Century-Sunrise Apartments in Johnson City has proudly performed his job at Good Sheppard Village in Endwell. Bruce knows that...


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More Information For:

Individual & Managing Employers

Self-Hired SDS Staff


Even More Springbrook Resources:

Housing Navigation Services

Springbrook seeks to assist people in finding the right place to call home.


Springbrook provides a range of opportunities for individuals of all ages to get moving and stay strong.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ for Families, Individuals, and Self-Hired SDS Staff about Springbrook's Paid Time-Off Policy

Additional Resources

Springbrook SDS connects you with state-wide agencies and advocacy groups.

COVID-19 Resources

Springbrook's response to the developing COVID-19 situation across our service region

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