Horizons Clinic

Horizons Article 16 Clinic provides therapeutic, clinical services to individuals with developmental disabilities, enhancing their quality of life and helping them achieve their fullest potential.   A division of Arc of Onondaga, Horizons is a free-standing, Article 16 Clinic certified by the New York State Office of People With Developmental Disabilities. 

Licensed, dedicated and professional staff provide all services offered by Horizons under the direction of a Board-certified physician.  Horizons staff members are particularly familiar with the special needs of the people they serve.


Services Provided by Horizons Clinic include:

• Psychological Evaluation and Testing
     IQ/Adaptive Testing for OPWDD eligibility

• Sexuality Assessments
     Determines ability to give informed consent for sexual relationships

• Medical and Guardianship Affidavits

• Social Work Counseling
     Grief, anger management, self-esteem, social and healthy relationship skills, etc.

• Occupational/Physical Therapy
     Fine motor skill development, muscle tone improvement, perceptual and sensory skill development

Individuals four years and older who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability before their 22nd birthday are eligible for services at the Horizons Clinic. 

Family Reimbursement Program

Respite Reimbursement Program is designed to provide funds in order to assist individuals and their families access to respite services and goods deemed appropriate to meet the needs of the person being served.  The program is designed to assist family members by giving them some relief from full-time caregiving and may also potentially increase social interactions for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Funding is intended to complement, not supplement, other support and assistance programs.


Location & Hours

600 S Wilbur Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13204

Monday through Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (By appointment only)  

For more information call 315.476.7441 x1167 or email at horizonsintake@arcon.org.



Horizons Clinic Application (PDF) 

*All forms must be accompanied by copies of any insurance the client carries (Medicaid, Medicare, and Third party).

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