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
Steven Vernikoff Celebrates 25 Years
2018 marks 25 years that Steven Vernikoff has served as Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Family Support (CFS).
We had the opportunity to speak with Steve recently to discuss his tenure as Chief Executive Officer and the great growth of the organization during that time.
News You Can Use
The Center for Family Support (CFS)'s Self-Directed Services Team conducted a "Family Meeting" on Friday, July 10th via Zoom and reviewed Individual Directed Goods and Services. The meeting was recorded and is now available for viewing. Watch Below the "Family...
FREE COVID-19 tests are confidential and safe. Go to NYC.Gov/COVIDTest or text "COVID TEST" to 855-48 to find a testing site near you. Getting tested is safe and by getting tested, you are helping to keep your loved ones safe! Get tested even if you do not have...
We recently received this wonderful message from a new CFS-NJ family and wanted to share it with all of you. Thank you Ellen for your kind words and welcome to the CFS family. I wanted to thank you again for hosting the wonderful holiday party last evening. As a new...
CFS Wishes Christina RennA and Elizabeth Finnerty Very Happy Birthdays!!!! Two of our Plainfield service recipients recently celebrated milestone birthdays. Christina Renna celebrated her 70th birthday on April 17th and Elizabeth Finnerty celebrated her 65th birthday...
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.
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