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Self-Direction Webinar for Individuals and Families

Below is the announcement and link for the 9/25 Self-Direction participant and family Webinar. Please note that registration will be limited to the first 1,000 people.  If you miss it there is a plan to make it available online. Self-Direction Webinar for Individuals and Families Hosted by OPWDD Division of Person-Centered Supports, Self-Direction Unit, Kate […]

Salary Parameters of Self- Hired Staff (Direct Support Professionals)

Policy: Independent Support Services, Inc. as a Fiscal Intermediary is establishing salary parameters for Self-Hired Staff (Direct Support Professionals) in order to insure that pay rates will not result in excessive service reimbursement costs. Pay Rates: Starting wage for Self Hired Staff (Direct Support Professionals) could be between $15 and $20 per hour. Raises cannot […]

Newly Revised AP Forms

To all, Effective immediately, the Accounts Payable department has revised and uploaded updated forms to the website.  These forms replace previous, outdated ones.  Going forward, please begin using the new, revised forms. In addition, please note that we have added a mileage form for use by families with multiple participants who utilize multiple family-owned vehicles […]


Important Payroll Information

Payday this week is going to be on Thursday 11/9/17 due to the Veteran’s Day banking holiday on Friday. Holidays also tend to slow the USPS mail so whenever possible, please mail your timesheets early. Also, reminder: Only 24 hours of PTO will rollover into 2018. Check your UltiPro pay stub for your PTO balance. […]

Attention Payroll Employees!

With the holidays approaching please be sure to mail your time sheet on time or early if at all possible, to avoid any delays in pay. Please remember that we can only guarantee on time payment for time sheets mailed on time. Mailing them even one day late or after the post office closes can […]

NYSELFD – News Blast from OPWDD

OPWDD will be holding a Public hearing video conference at sites around the state to gather input for the Statewide Comprehensive Plan 2018-2022, on September 25th, from 3-7pm. Please read the attachment for more information! News Blast Sept 14, 2017

Quality Assurance – Updated Incident Training

ISS operates under the auspices of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. The OPWDD mandates the Quality Assurance Department to follow Part 624 and 625 Incident regulations and guidelines. ISS staffs are to report all incidents or suspected/witnessed abuse to QA immediately upon discovery. Specific details and information regarding incident reporting and processing is […]

Human Resources – News!

If you are looking to hire an applicant and the applicant states they are already cleared as staff through ISS please contact Human Resources either by phone at 845-794-5218 or by email at hr@issny.org to confirm that the applicant is already a cleared staff member. Once confirmed with Human Resources please make sure you complete […]

Announcement!

Please remember that IDGS: Transportation CANNOT be used to drive a participant to Day Hab or to take them home. New guidance from OPWDD states that OTPS: Personal Transportation also cannot be used.

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