Who We Are...
Paul J. Cooper is a well-established human services organization that has a visible impact on the community we serve. Our unique residential experience provides individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to flourish in a meaningfully engaged and participatory environment. Through a process of skills development, we encourage individuals to become independent and self-sufficient and assist them in finding their place within the community. The staff of Paul J. Cooper works tirelessly to ensure that the agency achieves its mission of providing high-quality services for all.
Why Choose Paul J. Cooper?
The Paul J. Cooper Residential Program provides homes and supportive services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities needing 24-hour direct care and support. Licensed by the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), PJC operates an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF), Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRA) programs, and a Community Habilitation Program.
"Disability does not mean inability"
"A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles" -Christopher Reeve
"Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities"
"Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life" -Les Brown
"A bend in the road is not the end of the road. Unless you fail to make the turn" -Helen Keller"