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

Take A Look Tuesday – 2nd Annual Century Sunrise Holiday Party

This #TakeALookTuesday the holiday spirit is in the air in Johnson City! The 2nd Annual Century Sunrise Holiday Party was held this past Saturday and was a festive happening! This event is supported by the property management and tenant-led self-advocacy group as a...

Brandon’s Journey With Self-Directed Services

Some things happen in life that are so profoundly altering that we need to start completely over. Such is the case of Brandon Jones. At 19 years old, Brandon was involved in a horrific car accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Brandon was in the...

Take a Look Tuesday – SDS Participant Advocates to Senator Gillibrand

This Take a Look Tuesday, we are excited to share a story of SDS participant Howard Struble. On Friday, October 1, at the Southern Tier Independence Center in Binghamton, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called out for historic investment in home and community-based...

Staying the Course – The Will and Deidre Story

Moving out on your own for the first time is an exciting adventure. Moving out in the midst of a global pandemic is an adventure filled with unexpected challenges. COVID-19 has effected millions of lives across our nation. Despite all the challenges, through the...


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More Springbrook Resources:

Housing Navigation Services

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

COVID-19 Resources

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Electronic Visit Verification

The New York State Department of Health is now requiring (since January 1) that OPWDD service providers (like Springbrook) implement Electronic Visit Verification [EVV].

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