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Free workshops focusing on helping people learn about eligibility to the DD service system, new procedures, and what services can be available. Online registration available.

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Day Hab Without Walls offers individualized and group activities designed to teach life and community safety skills, build relationships, promote independence, provides volunteer opportunities, and vocational skill building. The focus is on each person's strengths while participating in the larger community. 21+

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This program prepares participants for competitive employment through pre-vocational and day habilitation internships and volunteer opportunities at various sites throughout the community. Job coaches provide participants with on-site support to ensure success.

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Leisure Trax offers adults with developmental and learning disabilities vacation and travel opportunities, including weekend trips and extended vacations with domestic and international destinations. Free travel (some trips) offered to eligible people who reside in the Bronx.

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In partnership with the Frost Valley YMCA sleepaway camp, YAI/NIPD offers an award-winning inclusive camping experience in the Catskills to children and teens with developmental and learning disabilities, ages 8 and up.

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Vocational services provide a wide range of supports to assist in finding and maintaining employment. These include: tutoring, vocational and comprehensive assessment, job skills training, resume writing, interview prep, application assistance and vocational benefits advisement, vocational counseling, job development, placement, and job coaching. These supports and services are designed to assist participants with a variety of disabilities in reaching their vocational goals. Vocational services are offered in: Rockland, Westchester, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, and Putnam Counties.

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Employment services offer vocational and comprehensive assessment, tutoring and job development, placement, and coaching designed to assist people with a variety of disabilities in reaching their vocational goals.

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Day Habilitation offers individualized and group activities designed to teach life skills, build relationships, promote independence, and provide engagement in the community.

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Day Habilitation offers individualized and group activities designed to teach life skills, build relationships, promote independence, and provide engagement in the community.

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At-Home Respite provides families with a break from their daily routine. Trained staff provide scheduled care for a child or adult family member with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability. This services give the person new opportunities to develop greater independence while providing a much needed break for the family.

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A program for adults that creates social and skill building opportunities. Regular community-based activities include sporting events, dinner theatre, restaurant outings. 

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Community Hab-R offers people who currently live in supervised or supportive IRAs (Individualized Residential Alternatives), in Rockland County, an opportunity to work with a trained specialist to enhance community integration. The focus is on a person's strengths and developing critical skills in the areas of community safety, travel training, social and vocational skills, money management, and accessing resources in and enjoying life in the community. For people 21 and older.

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Residential services are provided in NYC, Long Island, Weschester county, Rockland county and some parts of New Jersey. Options include 24 hour supervised residences and less than 24 hour supportive residences. 

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Friday Night Live is a weekly socialization program for young adults aged 18-27 living at home. Activities provide opportunities for socialization, relationship building and the development of social skills and independence. Activities occur on site as well as at various community locations and include dinners out, bowling, movies, etc.

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A weekly program held in Rockland County for adults (21+). It offers the opportunity for participants to socialize and bowl in a non-competitive environment. It takes place at a local bowling alley on Sunday mornings from September to May. Bowlers pay a weekly league fee.

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After hours recreation program for adults.

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WOW is an innovative arts program that provides opportunities for adults aged 18 and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities to advance their creative voice and become working artists.

Program currently runs Monday to Thursday 10 AM - 3 PM

Psychiatrists provide diagnostic and/or medication management services. EFMNY does not offer emergency psychiatric services. Person does not need to have Medicaid to receive this service.

FOR APPOINTMENTS CALL: 212.677.8550

Psychotherapy is the treatment of mental and emotional disorders through the use of psychological techniques designed to help with communication of conflicts and look into problems; with the goal being relief of symptoms, changes in behavior leading to improved social and vocational functioning, and personality growth.

FOR APPOINTMENTS CALL: 212.677.8550

Vocational assessments may use a variety of standardized tests or situational activities to develop recommendations for training or employment. The process of vocational rehabilitation is to formulate a set of services, within the range of the individual’s capabilities, designed to develop the skills and ability to achieve a successful employment goal.