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 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

Tim Elliott – Thank You for Your Service

The Center for Family Support (CFS) would like to recognize Tim Elliott for his service to our country. Tim is the founding member of the Self-Starters Advocacy Group at CFS. He continues to be a driving force in the foundation of all our Self-Advocacy programs. He...

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Giving Tuesday 3

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD IS GIVING TUESDAY Giving Tuesday is a one-day worldwide fundraising event held each year. In 2018, 3.6 million donations were made, raising a total of $400 million for charities around the world. Money was raised through Giving Tuesday in over...

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CFSNJ Open House – On the Spot Interviews

Come Join Us for Our Open House Holding On the Spot Interviews Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem Positions Available DATE & TIME: Saturday, October 26th, 10:00am - 2:00 pm LOCATION: 2333 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 The Center for Family Support NJ (CFSNJ) is a...

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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. 5th Annual CFS Coat Drive

    October 14 @ 8:00 am - December 2 @ 5:00 pm
  2. CFS New Jersey Self-Advocacy Group Meeting

    November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. CFS New Jersey Self-Advocacy Group Meeting

    December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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