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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Disabled Persons Action Organization has been chosen by Davidson Automotive Group to participate in the “Davidson Gives Back Charity Giveaway” programThe voting begins December 1st and runs through January 1, 2016.  DPAO is one of four organizations that have been selected for the Charity Giveaway. 


You can vote once a day throughout the month of December on the Davidson Automotive Group Facebook Page or their Website. 


To vote on their Facebook page, the link is:


To vote on the Davidson Automotive Group Website, the link is:


The winning organization will be announced on Sunday, January 3rd. 





Car-Freshner Logo          

FX Caprara Kia Logo          FX Caprara Chrysler Logo

2015 Summer Concert Series
presented by

DPAO Logo               WSB Logo


Town of Watertown Logo          M & T Logo          Kinney Drugs Logo

                     Jreck Subs Logo          Ricardo's Restaurant Logo          Quality Inn & Suites         


Labatt Blue Light
Town of LeRay
New York Air Brake
SUNY Canton
Barrett Paving Materials
County of Jefferson
North Country Goes Green Irish Festival
Heather A. Freeman Foundation
Bernier, Carr & Associates
Rose & Kiernan
Bay Brokerage
Northern Computers
NNY Online
Stebbins Engineering and Manufacturing Company
Homestead Quality Homes

Texas Roadhouse
The Pepsi Beverages Company
Advanced Business Systems
Guilfoyle Ambulance Service
Bruce Wright Memorial Conference Center



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.


Food, drinks, umbrellas, 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