Welcome to the Service Provider portal which has been created to help provider agencies navigate our website and easily access information, guidance and training to help you fulfill your responsibilities under the Protection of People with Special Needs Act. 

This law applies to service providers that are operated, certified, licensed by the following state agencies: 

  • Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)
  • Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) 
  • Office of Mental Health (OMH) 
  • Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) 

Also covered are certain adult homes operated by the Department of Health (DOH) and residential schools and programs certified or operated by the State Education Department (SED).