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This program provides Corporate 17-A Guardianship Services to individuals over the age of 18. NYSARC Inc. is the Corporate Guardian with services provided directly to individuals by the agency.

Services include Primary and Stand-by Guardianship of the person and/or property, as well as family and advocate education, regarding guardianship issues.

The agency adheres to the policies and procedures outlined by The Arc New York.

For further information about OPWDD eligibility or receiving services from Mountain Lake Services, please contact our Clinical Services office at 518-546-3386.

Programs & Services

Service Eligibility

To receive services from Mountain Lake Services, one must be deemed eligible for services provided by OPWDD. This is determined by a regional eligibility committee.

To qualify for OPWDD services, one must have a qualifying diagnosis, an IQ that falls in the disabled range, significant adaptive deficits, and an onset of a disability prior to the age of 22.

Qualifying diagnoses are:
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurological Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

A person must score 70 or below to have an IQ in the disabled range.