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.
In New Jersey, we operate eighteen group homes including supervised apartment living. We also have three day habilitation programs, one specifically for autistic individuals.
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
Spotlight on Success
Geraldine Hochstein receives the service of Medicaid Coordination in Long Island, New York. In July 2016, she went through the Personal Outcome Measures process and identified some focus areas to work towards with her support team. During the interview, Geraldine was able to express some of her wants and desires for different areas of her life, one being her close relationship with her boyfriend Michael Plum.
With the help of her team Geraldine was able to determine that she wanted an Anniversary party to celebrate her love and commitment with Michael.
News You Can Use
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT. WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING DONATIONS HOWEVER. THANK YOU! On Thursday May 10th, The Center for Family Support Foundation will be holding its first annual fundraising dinner at the Helen Mills Theater in NYC. The event’s honoree is Dunn...
The 2018 NY Alliance Conference, “Power of the Past, Force for our Future” took place April 11th-13th at The Sagamore Hotel in Bolton Landing, NY. Steven Vernikoff, Executive Director of The Center for Family Support, was one of the presenters for a session entitled...
Everyone wants to live successfully as an adult in the world. Autistic individuals may have difficulties understanding the world around them, which may cause them to become nervous when thinking about living independently. The good news is that these worries are...
With what has seemed like endless winter, a ray of sunshine and a mild day brings thoughts of all those activities we live for: long walks, sitting on the deck, picnics. And perhaps a new friendship, or even romance. Six years ago, Boyd of Brooklyn and Alexis of...
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.