It is the mission
of Disabled Persons Action Organization
to provide quality and effective individualized services to developmentally disabled children and adults in Jefferson and Lewis Counties.  The services are primarily geared toward helping families cope with the stress of caring for their disabled loved ones.

Welcome to the online home of Disabled Persons Action Organization!

For 40 years, DPAO has provided needed services to residents of Jefferson and Lewis Counties.  We encourage you to learn more about the programs and services of our organization.  We also hope that you return regularly to this site for up to date information on our cultural productions as well as our Summer Concert Series.

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March is national Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!!! 

To celebrate, DPAO is bringing in "The Kids on the Block, Inc.", a puppet program dedicated to teaching children about a variety of disabilities.  This event will be held at the Sacred Heart Gym in Watertown, NY on Tuesday, March 31st from 11 AM - 12 PM.  To RSVP, please contact Terri Fulmer or Sabrina Patterson at DPAO at (315) 782-5285, extension 231.

Check out The Kids on the Block, Inc.'s website ...

For over 40 years, DPAO has provided free services to people with developmental disabilities and their families.  Please read our Services page to familiarize yourself with everything we provide to the local community.   

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2015 Summer Concert Series
presented by DPAO


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There is a $5 order fee and $1 mailing fee for all orders through our office.  Online orders through the ticketing company we use ( have a per ticket fee as well as a $3 order fee and $1 mailing fee.

Arena Shows:  The top Reserved price is rows 1 - 22 on the floor and 5 bleacher sections starting by the stage (F and H on the left and A, B, and C on the right).  The second Reserved price is rows 23 - 36 on the floor.  General Admission is first come first serve and is behind the Reserved sections.


Food, drinks, and video records ARE NOT permitted at the venue.  Concessions will be available.

Children under the age of 5 do not need a ticket but must sit on your lap (does not apply to the kids / family shows).

We have a no refund / no exchange policy for all of our concerts.

Phone:  (315) 782-0044

Disabled Persons Action Organization


Corporate Offices:  617 Davidson Street PO Box 222 Watertown, New York 13601 (315) 782-3577 (800) 533-2859 ● (315) 782-6673 (Fax)

William J. McClusky Day Habilitation Center:  633 Davidson Street ● Watertown, New York 13601 ● (315) 782-5285
Free Standing Respite Homes:  652 Thompson Street ● Watertown, New York 13601 ● (315) 782-2485 /
22952 Pamelia Avenue ● Watertown, New York 13601



Lewis County Offices:  Village Square Lyons Falls, New York 13368 (315) 348-8380

Lewis County Free Standing Respite Home:  5205 Ebbly Road ● Lowville, New York 13367 ● (315) 376-8327