About The Family Resource Network

Opening the Door to the World for Your Child

OPWDD Programs

Serving individuals with OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities) eligibility and their families

Mental Health and Wellness Services

FRN works with youth, their families and the community to support mental health and wellness


Family Resource Network

Individuals with special needs deserve every opportunity to achieve their unique potential. The Family Resource Network was founded by parents to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and their families, empowering them to lead productive independent lives within the community.

A Word From Our Team


"We are very excited to be celebrating the 25 th year of “Opening the Door to the World for Your Child” and we are feeling very positive as we start off on the next chapter of this journey. There are so many good things happening in our communities that are a result of people being connected and educated about supports and services that are available to their loved ones. We plan to continue to be a big part of helping make those connections and ensuring that everyone is able to reach their potential in leading independent, productive lives within the community."


- Family Resource Network


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How Can You Help?

How can you help? If you are the parent or guardian of a child or adult with OPWDD eligibility, the biggest thing you can do to help is to take advantage of the services that we provide.  Because these services are grant-funded, we must show that they are needed to be...

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Family Resource Network is Hiring!

As a parent or guardian of a child with special needs, your lived experience could go a long way in helping others.  The Family Resource Network of Oneonta has rewarding employment opportunities for Family Peer Advocates.  You must be able to use your own experiences...

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