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What is Self-Direction?

Supports for individuals with disabilities come in many forms. Learn about the Traditional model, the Self-Directed model, and how to get started with Self-Direction.

Setting Sail: Launching Your Self-Directed Budget

Launching your budget is a lot like setting sail. You and your team can map out your journey, choose your crew, find others who are self-directing, and learn about the Three C's: control, choice, and community.

Self-Direction: Common Questions about Staffing

Having the option to hire and manage your staff can feel a bit overwhelming. You aren’t alone in wondering how to get started. Join us for answers to some of the most common questions.

Myths about Self-Direction

Having the option to hire and manage your staff can feel a bit overwhelming. You aren’t alone in wondering how to get started. Join us for answers to some of the most common questions.

Self-Direction: Individual Stories

"Being able to participate in the community the way I want to is important to me."

"Self-Direction is a lifesaver for me and my family."

Hear first-hand the difference that Self-Direction has made for these three individuals.

Contact our FI team at 585-224-7232 or email fisupport@starbridgeinc.org for more information and support for taking your next step toward Self-Direction! Or visit the Self-Direction page of the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities - https://opwdd.ny.gov/types-services/self-direction