About Launch

Frequently Asked Questions

My child has a learning disability and needs help. Who do I contact for an appointment?

Dianne Pennings, Director of Children’s Services. She can be reached at 315-870-9464 or Dpennings@launchcny.org

My adult child has learning/developmental disabilities and I need assistance. What are the next steps?

Contact Lisa Bianchi, Director of Adult Services. She can be reached at 315-870-9460 or Lbianchi@launchcny.org. She can answer your questions regarding LAUNCH, OPWDD funding, ACCESS-VR funding and how the two work together.

What kind of help can I expect to receive from LAUNCH?

Our services are varied and individualized. We suggest you explore our website pages specific to the area that pertains to you and make a list of questions regarding services you are most interested in. Call 315-432-0665 and we will be more than happy to answer any questions regarding these services in detail.

What region do you serve?

Central New York.

Is there a charge for LAUNCH services?

It depends upon the service. Some are free if you meet eligibility requirements and others will have a fee. Call 315-432-0665 for more information.