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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...

Words are Powerful Ways to Giveback

CFS Strong Island Voices worked together to hold the 3rd Annual Giveback Letter Writing event this month. The advocacy group participated in the "The Happy Mail Program". The Happy Mail Program ensures each letter will be given to an elderly person living in a...

Situational Therapy

Mark grew up having many restrictions placed on his abilities to independently participate within his community. As a result, Mark feels his social and communications skills were affected. Since April 2016, Mark has received community-based Behavioral supports through...

Happy 60th Birthday Barbara!

Barbara Vanzile, who resides in our Elmwood Park group home, celebrated her 60th Birthday on December 23, 2018. Barbara moved into this home in May of 2004 and has loved the family she has been a part of and the many other relationships she has formed since that time....

Dedication to Service – Chandler Johnson

Chandler Johnson has been volunteering at the Mid-Manhattan Library located at 40th St. and Fifth Ave. for about nine years. Chandler is currently volunteering at 53rd Street Library twice weekly since the beginning of this year. When Chandler was interviewed for the...

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