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 Executive Director of The Center for Family Support (CFS).

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

News You Can Use

Lobby Day – February 27, 2019

Lobby Day is an opportunity for our provider associations to exercise our rights as citizens and to advocate for vital legislation which impacts our individuals, staff and programs.  This year we were advocating for a COLA, cost of living adjustment for all staff and...

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I am a Mom – I have Value

Watch this video about service recipients Jackie Garcia and her Mother Veronica Martinez who get to enjoy their special relationship every day thanks in part to assistance from the Center for Family Support. We are proud to be a part of their lives. Click here to...

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Essential Life Skills for Kids with Autism

Children with autism can lead happy and fulfilled lives when they have people helping them and teaching them proper life skills along the way. As children become older, it’s important to begin teaching these children how to take care of themselves, essential life...

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Connecting Marion With Her Family

In December a Personal Outcome Measure interview was conducted with Marion. Marion expressed that she loves living in her current home and has lived there for twenty years with CFS supports. Marion is a sweet caring woman. She enjoys singing and dancing and being in...

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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. Managing My Finances Workshop

    April 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Accessible Transportation Workshop

    April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. 2019 CFS Foundation Fundraising Dinner

    May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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