NY Services

In New York, we operate twenty-two group homes including supervised apartment living. In addition, we provide in-home services to families and case management support.

NJ Services

In New Jersey, we operate eighteen group homes including supervised apartment living. We also have three day habilitation programs, one specifically for autistic individuals.

About Us

CFS is a not-for-profit human service agency that provides individualized support services and programs for individuals living with developmental disabilities and the families that support them.


Our agency is among the premiere employers in the New York and New Jersey areas. CFSNY offers an opportunity to work in a stimulating, rewarding and diverse environment.

Our Mission Statement

The Center for Family Support is committed to providing support and assistance to individuals with developmental and related disabilities, and to the family members who care for them.

To achieve our mission, we strive to:

  • Support individuals to live the lives they want
  • Respect diversity, individual choice and overall family needs
  • Provide families with the support they need at all stages of life
  • Involve individuals in their communities
  • Deliver excellent, individualized support to all

And the Survey Says…

Family Outreach Survey

The information collected in this survey will be used to evaluate our process in reaching ALL families we support. This survey will help us identify possible ways to improve our efforts.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

Spotlight on Success

Steven Vernikoff Celebrates     25 Years

2018 marks 25 years that Steven Vernikoff has served as Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Family Support (CFS).

We had the opportunity to speak with Steve recently to discuss his tenure as Chief Executive Officer and the great growth of the organization during that time.

News You Can Use

The Daily Rise

THE DAILY RISE How are You Staying Healthy, Active and Happy from Home? E-mail Us Pictures at RSVP@CFSNY.org or tag us on Facebook "CFS Family Network." We want to hear from you! Let's stay connected and encourage each other to keep working towards our goals! All...

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Want to Join CFS’ Supportive Fishing Club?

Would You be Interested in Joining CFS’s Supportive Fishing Club? The Innovative Planning Department is looking for New Members… Space is limited! There is a $20 Monthly Membership Fee. For More Information Call Melissa Salmon at 646-784-1081.

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New CFS NJ Family Expresses Heartfelt Thanks!

We recently received this wonderful message from a new CFS-NJ family and wanted to share it with all of you. Thank you Ellen for your kind words and welcome to the CFS family. I wanted to thank you again for hosting the wonderful holiday party last evening. As a new...

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Hard Work Pays Off

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” -Walt Disney Joshua Yates was hired as a seasonal sales associate for Disney in Times Square in October 2019. He knew that there was a possibility that if he did well, he could be kept on as a...

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A Day in the Life of a Service Recipient

For individuals with developmental disabilities and the families that care for them, trying to find services to help them overcome their unique challenges can be difficult. Big changes start with simple things, like employment. Here’s the story of one of our service recipients, the story of one women who enjoys the simple satisfaction going to work every day, making a contribution, and living more independently. Meet Maryanne.

Employee of the Month

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Upcoming Events

  1. Chair Yoga Dance Via Zoom

    April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Self-Starters Advocacy & SANYS-U Classes: CANCELLED

    April 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Chair Yoga Dance Via Zoom

    April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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