Special Needs Programs in New York City

Mommy Poppins is a website where families can find fun workshops and classes, including a directory of special needs programs throughout NYC. Some programs are free or reduced cost, while others require a fee to join. You can search for areas of interest using keywords or put in a zip code to find a local option. Programs include music classes, chess classes, tutoring, cooking classes, acting classes and much more. 

This resource is for residents of New York City.


Caregiver/Staff Resources

About the database

YAI’s COVID-19 Database was created to help people find services and information during the coronavirus pandemic. The services listed are provided by organizations outside of YAI. Questions about specific resources may be directed to the contacts listed.

To learn more about YAI

If you have general questions about services for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD), please contact the LINK Department at 212.273.6182 or link [at] yai.org.