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 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
Members of our Cambria staff recently attended a 60th birthday brunch celebration in honor of Marie Lourdes Charles, the mother of one of our residents Brian Charles. The party was held January 27th at The Adria Hotel in Bayside Queens, New York. During the event, the...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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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