Individualized Residential Alternative, (IRA’s) are one residential option under the NYS OPWDD/Home and Community Based Waiver Services (HCBW), which emphasize a “person-centered” consumer driven approach to service development and delivery.  Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs) Certified homes provide room, board and individualized service options.

Community Action for Human Services, Inc. currently operates four (4) scattered IRA apartment units. In addition, we operate a five (5) bed IRA; a single-family house located in the Bronx, CB #11. This project opened its doors in April 1999.