Prader-Willi Syndrome Services

Catholic Charities Disabilities Services has provided services for individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome for over twenty-five years.

From monitoring health and food security to dealing with behavioral challenges, providing care for someone with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) can seem overwhelming, but you are not alone. Catholic Charities Disabilities Services has been a leader in supporting individuals diagnosed with PWS and their families since 1990. Our staff are nationally recognized for their expertise in working with individuals with PWS. We provide ongoing support and guidance and internal and external training sessions collaboration with experts on PWS and with the support of experienced colleagues. We understand the many special challenges of the Syndrome, and experienced and caring staff are the ones who can provide the supports to empower individuals and families to achieve their goals.

When you are safe and food is secure, you can concentrate on the rest of your life. All CCDS Prader-Willi specific residences and services maintain environmental features and staff support to ensure health, safety and food security. With structure, consistency, and predictability of access to food, the individuals we support experience reduced stress and can focus on other aspects of their lives.

With the right supports, life for people with PWS can be happy, healthy, and fulfilling.

For more information about PWS please visit:  The Prader-Willi Alliance of NY at or
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association USA at