Day Programs

STEPS - Success Through Engagement and Positive SupportsS.T.E.P.S.

S.T.E.P.S. (Success Through Engagement and Positive Supports) is a highly-individualized, community-based day program for adults with developmental disabilities. S.T.E.P.S. offers participants the opportunities to volunteer for community organizations, engage in leisure activities, and develop vocational skills that interest them. With positive supports from a highly-trained, professional staff, the overall goal of the program is to help participants become more engaged and integrated in their community, and is one of the newest programs for adults with autism in WNY.

The program serves up to 12 adults per location with support from a Supervising Life Skills Trainer, eight Life Skills Trainers, and a Behavior Support Technician. If you’re looking for programs and services for adults with autism or other developmental disabilities in Buffalo and WNY, our day program operates year round, Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Eligibility: S.T.E.P.S. is available for individuals 18 years of age or older with a developmental disability, who are Medicaid eligible. Enhanced staffing ratios allow S.T.E.P.S. to address the needs of individuals with challenging behaviors due to their disability.
Contact: For more information, call us at 716-629-3400.
Locations:  S.T.E.P.S. – Tonawanda: St. Francis of Assisi Church (St. Clare Center), 70 Adam St., Tonawanda, NY; S.T.E.P.S. – Bowmansville: Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 5337 Bowmansville, NY